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Washington, DC – On Wednesday, March 15, 2016, Congressman Zeldin’s EEZ Transit Zone Clarification Act (HR 3070) unanimously passed the House Natural Resources Committee with bipartisan support. The Congressman’s bill would clarify federal laws governing the management of the striped bass fishery in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) between Montauk, New York, and Block Island, Rhode Island, allowing local control over the fishery.
Washington, DC – On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) received the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Congressman Zeldin earned the award for his support of pro-business issues during the first session of the 114th Congress.
During my first 14 months in Congress, I have constantly heard from business owners on Long Island sharing stories about how various examples of bureaucratic red tape out of Washington has made it increasingly difficult to create more good paying, private sector jobs.
Southampton, NY – On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) spoke as a guest speaker at the Hamptons Magazine’s 8th Annual Local Business Seminar and Breakfast. The Congressman discussed his work in Congress to help grow our economy and create more good paying jobs on Long Island.
Patchogue, NY – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released today the framework of his “New Era of American Strength” agenda for 2016 and beyond.
“It is such an honor to be leading the Fighting First in Congress.” ~ Congressman Zeldin.
Recapping a few of Representative Zeldin’s 2015 Victories for NY-1:
Washington, DC – On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the House Natural Resources Committee hosted a hearing of the Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans regarding legislation that Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) introduced in the House, the EEZ Clarification Act (HR 3070), to clarify federal laws governing marine fisheries management in the exclusive economic zone between Montauk, New York, and Block Island, Rhode Island.
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met with the Long Island Oyster Growers Association in his Washington, DC office to discuss their community-based association that is working to improve oyster farming on Long Island.
What: Congressman Lee Zeldin (R - NY-1) and Congressman Rob Bishop (R - UT-1), Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, will be hosting a Full Committee oversight field hearing in Riverhead, NY, titled, “Restoring Atlantic Fisheries and Protecting the Regional Seafood Economy”. There will be a panel of witnesses from the local Long Island community to discuss important local fishing issues.
When: Monday, December 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM