From the North Shore Helicopter Route’s planning to its continued use, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has flat out ignored the residents directly affected by the persistent issue of helicopter noise.
PATCHOGUE, NY - Following this week’s three “workshops” hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Garden City, Riverhead and Flushing on the continued use of the North Shore Helicopter Route, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement and sent the following letter to FAA Eastern Region Regional Administrator Jennifer Solomon:
PATCHOGUE, N.Y. - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY- 1) just announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract today to carry out the dredge of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway to H&L Contracting of Bayshore, New York.
PATCHOGUE, NY- Following the United States’ reimposition of sanctions that were lifted as part of the Iran Nuclear Deal on Iran’s energy, ship building, shipping and banking sectors, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement:
PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus and one of only two Jewish Republicans in Congress, issued the following statement following the tragedy in Pittsburgh this morning at the Tree of Life Synagogue, which has reportedly left at least 8 individuals dead:
Photo on left courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy.
PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement on the suspicious packages and acts of terrorism targeting President Obama, President Clinton and former-Secretary of State Clinton, CNN and others:
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.