Tag: Peter King

Trump Obliterates Obama Environmental Regulations

President Trump said he signed his executive order to undo Obama's Clean Power Plan so he could end the "war on coal" and bring back jobs. But all his action has done, say a range of New York elected officials and environmental activists, is endanger the health and well-being of millions of Americans.

GOP Considers Gutting Maternity & Preventive Services to Secure House Votes

The fight may come down to a provision in the ACA requiring health care plans to cover a range of benefits, including pregnancy, newborn care, substance abuse, prescription drugs and wellness services.

Obamacare Advocates to Rally Outside Rep. Peter King’s Office

Asked on Wednesday how King intends to vote, his spokesman said King is still looking at the legislation and has not come to a decision.

Cuomo: GOP’s Health Care Changes Potentially ‘Devastating’ To New York

An angry Cuomo took aim at House Republicans after the provision was added the beleaguered health care bill as a way to sway unconvinced Republicans in Congress to support the bill.

GOP Health Care Plan Raises Serious Concerns For LI & NY,...

Those who’ve seen the details released so far say it would impose higher costs on some of those who gained insurance under Obamacare.

NYPD Agrees to More Civilian Protections in Muslim Surveillance Settlement

The revised settlement amends the Handschu Guidelines from 1971, which protect civilians from politically motivated investigations.

Long Island’s Congressional Delegation Weighs In On Controversial Raid In Yemen

Lingering questions regarding the ill-fated Yemen mission—the first one in that country since 2014—have prompted calls for a congressional investigation into how the operation was planned and approved so early in the Trump administration’s tenure, rather than relying solely on a Pentagon inquiry, which is customary yet could take months and never be made public. Long Island’s delegation is split over the issue. Meanwhile, the United States launched new airstrikes in Yemen Wednesday night.

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.