Congressman Peter King
Rep. King is expected to meet with Israeli officials, and tour the tunnels as well as places hit by violence.
Senator Charles Schumer said a mass transit tax benefit that expired last year was included in the Senate transportation bill overhauling federal highway and transit programs.
It comes a little more than a week after President Obama struck a deal with Republicans, but liberal Democrats have been strongly opposed to the deal.
Unless Congress acts, extended unemployment benefits will expire at midnight Tuesday for roughly 400,000 New York residents, 275,000 from New Jersey and 58,000 from Connecticut.