DEFENDING AMERICA AGAINST ISLAMIC TERRORISM
Pete King strongly supports the PATRIOT Act, wiretapping foreign terrorists and allowing the CIA to carry out tough interrogations of foreign terrorists. Pete has fought hard to increase Homeland Security funding for police and firefighters in New York City and on Long Island. During his time as Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, Pete was responsible for the passage of historic legislation regarding port security, chemical plant security and restructuring the nation's emergency response system. As Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Committee, Pete opposed President Obama's decision to close Guantánamo and restrict interrogations of terrorists. As Chairman he will hold hearings on Muslim radicalization.
PETE KING FIGHTS FOR NEEDED FUNDS FOR FIREFIGHTERS
Congressman King has fought for greater homeland security funding for fire departments throughout our district. Pete proudly serves as Co-Chairman of the Congressional Fire Caucus.
PETE KING, MAYOR BLOOMBERG JOIN FORCES FOR 9/11 VICTIMS
Pete King was a leader in passing the Zadroga 9/11 Healthcare bill (HR 847) on behalf of rescue workers and others who were at Ground Zero and have become seriously ill from the toxins which they inhaled during the recovery effort and in the days and weeks following the attacks.
PETE KING SUPPORTS POLICE IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM
As Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Committee Pete King works closely with the NYPD and the Nassau and Suffolk County Police Departments. Congressman King has obtained millions of dollars in Homeland Security funds for these departments.