MTA Says It Needs Another $3 Billion In Emergency Funding As Coronavirus Pandemic Causes 90% Decrease In Ridership, Unprecedented Subway ShutdownThe MTA projects an $8.9 billion loss in revenue through 2021.
'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Cuomo, King Blast McConnell's 'Vicious' Push To Bankrupt New YorkMcConnell suggested on a radio show that Republicans should oppose additional aid for state and local governments such as New York and New Jersey in future coronavirus relief bills in what he later called a "blue state bailout."
Longtime Republican Congressman Peter King Will Not Seek ReelectionKing is currently serving his 14th term representing the Second Congressional District on Long Island.
Rep. King, Long Island Officials Launch Offensive Against Flavored E-Cigarettes, Teen VapingOfficials on Wednesday announced plans to combat the vaping crisis, just one day after New York reported its first death linked to the devices.
Sen. Charles Schumer, Rep. Pete King Call On Congress To Act On Gun Safety LegislationTwo of the most powerful politicians in the region - on opposite sides of the aisle - stood in front of a Long Island Walmart to plead for bipartisan gun safety legislation.
In Wake Of Latest Mass Shootings, Fed Up N.Y Lawmakers Call On Washington To Finally Act On Gun ReformNew York lawmakers say they have had just about enough of mass shootings.
Members Of Congress Demanding Federal Government Make Sure Drinking Water On Long Island Is SafeLong Island's congressional delegation is putting a full-court press on the federal government to move faster setting standards and funding to help clean up water in local communities.
Long Island Republicans Blast Congestion Pricing As An Assault On The Suburbs And The Middle ClassCongestion pricing got some push-back on Thursday from lawmakers on one side of the aisle.
Congressmen Gottheimer, King Call For 'Doomsday' Plan In Event Of North River Tunnel FailurePressure is mounting on the federal government to help fund the Gateway Project, which would create a new two-track Hudson River tunnel to replace the current crumbling ones.
Trump's Recent Comments Renew Hope For Gateway ProjectIs President Donald Trump softening his stance on the Gateway Project? New comments have raised hopes that the tunnel could finally get done.
Bi-Partisan Push On For State, Local Tax Deduction FixLawmakers from both sides of the aisle are working to bring back the state and local tax deduction, also known as SALT.
Non-Traditional Democrat Grechen Shirley Taking On Goliath In Rep. King In Long Island House RaceShe was given national exposure when she won the right to spend federal campaign funds on childcare, and then Liuba Grechen Shirley went on to win the Democratic nomination on Long Island.
Congressman Peter King Calls Jets’ Stance On National Anthem Protests ‘Disgraceful’Earlier this week, the NFL announced its new policy, requiring players on the sideline or field to stand during the national anthem.
Congressman King Urges President Trump, Feds To Help Fund Gateway ProjectKing used Thursday’s St. Patrick’s Day luncheon at the Capitol to lobby the president. Trump has signaled he will veto a government spending bill if it includes money for the project, which would build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.
Long Island Democrats Eye Congressional Seats Held By Republicans King, ZeldinElection Day is 10 months away, but local Democrats are already lining up to try to take back Congress. On Long Island, two Republican seats are considered at-risk, with a large field of challengers.