Latest Peter T. King Stories

2012-09-12 23:04:42

The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced today that Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will be honored with the Fred V.

2006-06-21 16:06:49

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key Republican congressman on Wednesday said he would push for legislation to rescind steep cuts in federal anti-terrorism grant funds for New York City and Washington. New York Rep.

2006-05-04 17:20:53

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to bolster security at U.S. ports, spurred by the recent uproar over a failed plan for a Dubai company to manage several port terminals.

2006-04-25 16:30:05

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress took the offensive on port security on Tuesday by urging that a bill require all U.S.-bound cargo containers to be inspected for items such as dirty bombs. Seizing on anxieties raised by the recent Dubai ports deal, Rep.

2006-03-08 11:55:49

By Matt Spetalnick NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is sticking to his threat to veto any legislation blocking a Dubai company from managing U.S. ports, a spokesman said, as congressional Republicans predicted just such a bill would easily clear a House committee on Wednesday.

2006-02-21 16:40:47

By Susan Cornwell and Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush rejected congressional pressure to step in and suspend an Arab company's takeover of operations at major U.S. seaports on Tuesday and vowed to veto any legislation to block the deal.

2006-02-21 18:21:41

By Susan Cornwell and Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Risking a showdown with the U.S. Congress, President George W. Bush threatened to veto any legislation that would block an Arab company's takeover of the management of major American seaports.

2006-02-21 13:48:00

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Powerful Washington lawmakers citing security concerns on Tuesday pushed emergency legislation to block a controversial deal that would place management of six major U.S. ports in the hands of a state-owned Arab company. U.S.

2006-02-21 09:39:20

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers will seek quick action in Congress to block a deal under which a state-owned Dubai company would manage major U.S. seaports, they said on Tuesday. Democratic Sen.

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