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May 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, urging passage of his bipartisan legislation, H.R. 1273 - the Vietnam Veterans Liver Fluke Cancer Study Act.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) called on the Army Corps of Engineers to perform an emergency dredge of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway and Moriches Inlet.

April 28, 2021 Press Release
The State Department must investigate the massively alarming allegations that John Kerry leaked information to Iran on covert Israeli military operations. If it’s proven that Kerry actively undermined one of America’s staunchest allies, he needs to resign from the Biden administration immediately and have his security clearance revoked.
April 27, 2021 Press Release
Israel remains America’s staunchest and most loyal ally in the Middle East, and the idea that America’s former top diplomat would leak sensitive information about covert military operations to the world’s largest state sponsor of terror - putting Israeli lives at risk - is massively alarming. Secretary Kerry must immediately testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to address these serious allegations, and if Kerry did actively undermine Israel, he must resign from the Biden administration immediately and have his security clearance revoked.
April 26, 2021 Press Release

For over two centuries, Montauk Point Lighthouse has served as one of the most recognizable symbols in our region, evoked a sense of community among Long Islanders, and attracted visitors from across America and foreign nations. Montauk Point is currently the fourth oldest active lighthouse in the U.S.

April 23, 2021 Press Release
The goals of this program are laudable, but we need to ensure people can actually use the program to achieve the desired standards. Saddling Long Islanders with an unexpected bill come tax season is unacceptable, and we must stop shooting from the hip when it comes to their hard-earned tax dollars. All levels of government must work to find a solution, however we must explore every option possible to address this urgent issue, including reintroduction of this legislation to provide immediate relief.
April 22, 2021 Press Release
The Forge River Sewer Project is critical to our quality of life in Suffolk County, and it was critical to deliver this huge win to ensure this project gets over the finish line. I applaud Suffolk County for bridging the funding gap and coming together in this effort to harness every level of government to improve water quality and other critical aspects of life for local residents.
March 30, 2021 Press Release
On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Commander Captain Eva Van Camp and her leadership team to survey shoaling in the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway and Moriches Inlet, and discuss the Coast Guard’s infrastructure needs on Long Island.
March 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) reintroduced a resolution denouncing calls to “defund”, “disband”, “dismantle”, or “abolish” law enforcement and encourage states to adopt statutes to establish essential rights for law enforcement officers.

March 25, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) continued his call for support of the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veteran Peer Support Program on the anniversary of the iconic photo of its namesake, PFC Joseph P. Dwyer of Mount Sinai, rescuing an Iraqi boy in 2003.


In The News

November 23, 2017 In The News

Long Island, NY - October 23, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement today to express his support for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions designating MS-13 as a new focus within the Justice Department’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces.

November 1, 2017 In The News

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin joined 19 of his fellow Republican colleagues and every Democrat in opposing a budget resolution that was approved by a slim margin in the U.S. House of Representatives last week, paving the way for tax reform legislation—and then met with Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday to underscore his objections to a section of the budget deal.

October 31, 2017 In The News

Long Island, NY - October 31, 2017 - All around the nation, gang violence has affected us in a most tragic and unforgiving way. It has torn apart families, claimed countless lives, and turned once peaceful communities into dangerous neighborhoods. The Central American gang MS-13 in particular has caused irreparable and devastating harm, especially for us here on Long Island.

October 25, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Several Republicans in New York and New Jersey, upset at plans to eliminate state and local state deductions in the federal tax overhaul, say they will reject a budget bill Thursday that’s needed to kick start tax reform.

“I’m voting no,” Rep. Peter King (R-L.I.) told The Post.

October 24, 2017 In The News

House Republican leaders are in a mad dash to resolve a dispute between GOP tax writers and Republicans from high-tax states that has the potential to make Thursday's budget vote a real nail-biter.

October 16, 2017 In The News

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday told the U.S. Secretary of Commerce that the state will sue the Department of Commerce and fishery regulatory bodies if changes aren’t made to the fluke quota, which he says hurt New York’s economy and commercial fishing families.

October 9, 2017 In The News

President Trump should not recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), otherwise known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. The JCPOA is not in America’s best interests. This so-called “deal” isn’t a pathway for how to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. It is a blueprint for exactly how Iran can acquire a nuclear weapon.

September 29, 2017 In The News

The head of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs came to Long Island for an up-close look at the troubled Northport VA Medical Center Thursday, saying the facility should “find the right size” to address maintenance problems straining its budget and impacting patient care.

September 26, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – The ITEM Coalition and 32 national consumer and clinical organizations have sent a letter to leaders in the House of Representatives, asking them to pass a bill that would halt competitive bidding-related prices for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.



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