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Pete King's Public Statements

Full Name: Peter 'Pete' T. King
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Republican, Independence for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rosemary; 2 Children: Sean, Erin
Birth Date: 04/05/1944
Birth Place: Manhattan, NY
Home City: Seaford, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Children
Issue Position: Women's Health Care
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: English Language
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Issue Position: Illegal Immigration
Issue Position: Veterans
July 24, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Certainty for Firefighters
July 18, 2014 CNN "The Lead with Jake Tapper" - Transcript: Ukraine
July 15, 2014 Reps. Israel, King and Bishop Call on Both Sides to Get Back to Negotiating Table to Avoid LIRR Strike
July 14, 2014 Newsday - Amityville Fire Department to Buy Breathing Equipment with Grant Money
July 11, 2014 New York Reps. Statement on LIRR Stalemate
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Associated Press - Reps: Don't Count on Congress to End LIRR Dispute
July 9, 2014 Newsday - No Deal for LIRR Unions; MTA to Seek Congress' Help
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 30, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Current Iraq Situation
June 29, 2014 ABC News "This Week" - Transcript: Current Situation in the Middle East
June 27, 2014 Reps. Israel and King, Nassau County Executive Mangano Laud News that Bethpage Site No Longer Being Considered to House Unaccompanied Children
June 20, 2014 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Reps. Maloney, King and Van Hollen Ask NIH to Elevate Parkinson's Disease Research
June 18, 2014 The Washington Post- Abu Khattala's Capture is an I-Told-You-So- Moment for Obama. But it Could be Short-Lived.
June 13, 2014 Newsday- Lawmakers: Northport VA Wait-Time Discrepancies Should Be Explained
June 11, 2014 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: Eric Cantor
June 6, 2014 Daily News- GOP Says President Obama Has Given Iran Reason to Mock U.S.
June 6, 2014 Daily News- On 70th Anniversary of D-Day, a Pall is Drawn Over Ceremony for World War II Heroes After Sgt. Bergdahl Debacle
June 5, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: New Jersey Port Authority Scandal
May 20, 2014 Subcommittee Chairmen Peter King and Patrick Meehan to Hold Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Cyber Threats
May 16, 2014 House Homeland Security Committee Schedule for May 19-23, 2014
May 14, 2014 Peter King: No Boko Haram Negotiating
May 12, 2014 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: Nigeria Kidnapping
May 9, 2014 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: House Select Committee on Benghazi
May 9, 2014 King: Hillary Clinton Balked at Designating Nigerian Terror Group
May 8, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Answers on Boko Haram
April 23, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Military Exercises in Eastern Europe
April 22, 2014 Newsday - Op-Ed: Veterans, Soldiers Need More Mental Health Support
April 22, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget
April 21, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Crimean Crisis
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Federal Agencies Should Only Buy United States Flags Made in America
April 10, 2014 Letter to Howard "Buck" Mckeon, Chairman and Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the U.S. Armed Services Committee - Funding for the Modernization and Recapitalization of the Air National Guard C-130 Fleet
April 7, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives - Extension of Emergency Unemployment Benefits
April 6, 2014 Senate Set to Pass Bill Extending Jobless Aid
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 3, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Fort Hood Shooting
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Assessing Terrorism in the Caucasus and the Threat to the Homeland
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Congressman Sanford Bishop, Peter King Advocate for Funding of Prostate Cancer Research
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
April 2, 2014 Subcommittees to Markup Chemical Facility Security Legislation, Hold Hearing on Terrorism in the Caucasus
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
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