Tag: Peter King

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.

Suozzi Wins Israel’s Vacant Seat, LI’s Congressional Incumbents Re-elected

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi defeated New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) in the most closely watched Congressional race on Long Island Tuesday night, winning the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington).

How A Long Island Couple’s Journey to Help Syrian Refugees Changed...

What began as a simple humanitarian mission quickly evolved into a spiritual exploration in which the couple met strangers who would become life-long friends, not crazed terrorists, and discovered how the simplest of deeds can be met with boundless expressions of gratitude.

Report Sheds Light on Money Laundering ‘Loophole’ Abused by Criminals

To document how the uber-wealthy hide their funds, whether they became rich legally or through nefarious deals, the anti-fraud activists had an undercover investigator meet with 13 New York City law firms under the guise of representing a corrupt West African mining minister.

Rep. Steve Israel Won’t Run for Re-election, Setting Off Race to...

The veteran Long Island Democrat leaves after eight terms in Congress and now the race is on to succeed him.