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King Statement on House-Senate Payroll Tax ...

  Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement on news of a House-Senate agreement to extend the ...

02.16.12

King Statement on Chairman Walden's Legislation ...

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement in response to introduction of the “Jumpstarting ...

11.29.11

Newsday: First-responders seek broadband space

Newsday -- by Tom Brune WASHINGTON -- A phalanx of uniformed law-enforcement officers from New York and around the country came here Tuesday to lobby a deficit-reduction panel on creating a new ...

11.16.11

New York Post: Pol plea for first response

New York Post -- by S.A. Miller WASHINGTON — New York lawmakers yesterday urged Congress’ supercommittee to include in its debt-reduction deal a measure to create a nationwide wireless ...

11.16.11

Chairman King Submits Proposals to Deficit ...

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, submitted to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction a letter containing ...

10.14.11

King Statement on Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 ...

Washington, D.C. – Today, ­U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist ...

09.09.11

King Statement on 9/11 Report Card From ...

9/11 Co-chairs Stress Importance of D Block Reallocation and Congressional Committee Reform Washington, D.C. – Today, ­U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland ...

09.01.11

Newsday: Push for new network for first responders

by TOM BRUNE   WASHINGTON -- John Feal and his team of retired 9/11 first responders returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday with a new cause: to lobby for legislation to create a new national ...

07.21.11

Daily News: NYPD pushes Congress to keep open ...

WASHINGTON - Cops warned Congress Friday to reserve enough radio spectrum for first responders - or risk lives in the event of another 9/11-style attack. NYPD communications chief Charles Dowd ...

07.18.11

King Statement on Senate Commerce Committee ...

Washington, D.C. (Wednesday, June 8, 2011) – Today, ­U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement on today’s Senate ...

06.08.11

King Statement on Importance of Reallocating D ...

Washington, D.C. (Wednesday, May 25, 2011) –– Today, U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement as the House Energy and ...

05.25.11

Newsday: Editorial: Help first responders talk

EDITORIAL NEWSDAY Tuesday, May 24th 2011 The inability of first responders to communicate in a crisis is a potentially deadly gap in the nation's emergency preparedness that Congress has a ...

05.24.11

Newsday: 9/11 reforms remain undone

Newsday April 1, 2011 Almost a decade after 9/11, the nation still has no system enabling first-responders to communicate seamlessly with one another in a crisis. That's an ...

04.01.11

Newsday: Panel: Much to be done to fight terrorism

By TOM BRUNE Newsday March 31, 2011 WASHINGTON -- Nearly 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, America has made "significant progress" in defending against terrorism, but "a lot of ...

03.31.11

Wall Street Journal: NYPD Making Waves on Radios

By DEVLIN BARRETT Wall Street Journal March 29, 2011 In the world of emergency communications, New York City police officials say they have fallen behind not just the terrorists, but the ...

03.29.11

Newsday: Mangano backs first-responder broadband

By SID CASSESE Newsday March 29, 2011 Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano Monday lent his support to a proposed nationwide broadband telecommunications network for only first responders, ...

03.29.11

The Week Ahead: House Committee on Homeland ...

Washington, D.C. (Friday, March 25, 2011) – Today, ¬U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, announced the following Committee events for next ...

03.25.11

King, Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation ...

King, Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reallocate D Block Communications Spectrum to Public Safety King:  “This legislation is exactly what America’s first ...

02.10.11

Politico: W.H supports public safety network

By: Tony Romm Politico January 28, 2011 The White House is signaling support for a bipartisan plan to build a new nationwide communications system for firefighters and police officers, teeing up ...

01.28.11

King Statement on Obama Administration ...

Washington, D.C. – Today, ­U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement in response to Homeland Security Secretary Janet ...

01.27.11