Tag: Peter King

Long Island Reps Plan to Phone-In Their Town Hall Meetings

While Republican lawmakers have been the focus of passionate town hall events in recent days, there appears to be an appetite for such meetings across the political spectrum.

Trump Resistance: Emerging Democrat Group Eyes Peter King’s Seat

Besides protest, grassroots groups have emerged in the wake of the election in opposition to the new administration’s policies and with the hope of keeping pressure on elected officials.

New York Lawmakers Grapple with Abrupt Ouster of Trump National Security...

Reps. Peter King, Kathleen Rice, Tom Suozzi & Sen. Chuck Schumer weigh in on the abrupt departure of Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

Last-Minute, Out-of-the-Ordinary Valentine’s Day Events On Long Island

There are plenty of last-minute, out-of-the-ordinary Valentine's Day events all across Long Island! Here's a guide!

Federal Appeals Court Denies Reinstatement of Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

A federal appeals court in San Francisco announced Thursday night it will not re-instate a controversial immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump indefinitely blocking Syrian refugees and temporarily halting travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.

A Week of Dissent as ‘Muslim Ban’ Fight Rages On

President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries sparked a full week of protests, with several taking place on Long Island.

Protestors Slam Peter King, Trump ‘Muslim Ban’ & Proposed Wall

Protestors marched outside Rep. Peter King's Massapequa Park office Friday in opposition of President Donald Trump's controversial so-called 'Muslim Ban' and other initiatives.

Cuomo: Obamacare Repeal Would Hurt Nearly 300K Long Islanders

At the state level, the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act’s repeal would mean a loss of $595 million. According to the governor, New York’s counties have been able to directly use the additional federal Medicaid funding through Obamacare to lower property taxes.

In Trump Meeting, Rep. King Calls for Muslim Surveillance Designed After...

After the Sept, 11, 2001 attacks, the NYPD created a massive surveillance operation—aided by at least one CIA operative—directed at Muslims. It led the police department entrusted with policing the five boroughs to stretch its increasingly growing intelligence apparatus to Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and even parts of Pennsylvania.

Long Island Reps Call For Investigation Into Alleged Russian Hacking

The calls for a probe come amid reports of a secret CIA assessment concluding that Russia interfered in the election to boost now President-elect Donald Trump’s chance of winning—as opposed to simply undermining the United State’s electoral system—and on the heels of the announcement of his pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, who has close business ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.