Tag: Peter King
With Election Day fast approaching, a competitive race for an open Long Island congressional seat long-held by Republicans is shaping up to be a closely watched match-up.
A month after the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) threatened to sue U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) if he didn't unblock at least 70 people on his Facebook page, the congressman launched a new page.
The New York Civil Liberties Union warned U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) that if he doesn't unblock an estimated 70 people from commenting on his Facebook page, the group will sue.
President Donald Trump is expected to visit Long Island on Wednesday to discuss the street gang MS-13 — the president’s second visit to LI in less than a year for the same reason.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Those who’ve seen the details released so far say it would impose higher costs on some of those who gained insurance under Obamacare.
The revised settlement amends the Handschu Guidelines from 1971, which protect civilians from politically motivated investigations.