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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, Tax Revolt, 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
April 22, 2014 Newsday - Op-Ed: Veterans, Soldiers Need More Mental Health Support
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 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 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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 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 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 Subcommittees to Markup Chemical Facility Security Legislation, Hold Hearing on Terrorism in the Caucasus
April 2, 2014 Congressman Sanford Bishop, Peter King Advocate for Funding of Prostate Cancer Research
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
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Newsday - NYC Faces Federal Cuts for Nuclear Detection
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 26, 2014 Thompson, King, Maloney Introduce Legislation to Create Local Jobs, Increase Energy Efficiency
March 16, 2014 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: Malaysia Flight 370
March 11, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Flight 370
March 10, 2014 Reps. Israel and King Announce Bill to Protect Emergency Responder Radios from Hackers
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 21, 2014 Pete King Wants a "More Sustained Policy' Against Russia
Feb. 18, 2014 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript: General Clapper and the NSA
Feb. 14, 2014 Reps. Maloney, Nadler & King Praise Expansion of WTC Health Program Covered Conditions List
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Al Qaeda's Expansion in Egypt: Implications for U.S. Homeland Security
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Feb. 9, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript: Olympic Games Security, Edward Snowden
Feb. 6, 2014 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Sochi Olympics
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Award Disaster Funding for Suffolk County to Make Needed Upgrades to Bergen Point Outfall Pipe
Feb. 5, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Olympic Games Security
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Daily News: King - Russians Helped Make Olympics "Dangerous
Jan. 27, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Security at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Jan. 23, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Legality of the National Security Agency Data Collection
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calvary CMS
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Central Bank Board
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Jan. 5, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefit Extension and the Budget
Jan. 2, 2014 Reps. Maloney, Nadler and King Celebrate Three Year Anniversary of Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Law's Passage
Dec. 27, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Dec. 22, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Posthumous Pardon for Jack Johnson
Dec. 19, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Sanctions Against Iran and NSA Surveillance Program
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Nov. 25, 2013 New York Post - Politicians Cross the Aisle to Condemn Obama's Iran Deal
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