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One day, ideally in the not-too-distant future, when Congress finally passes major legislation to curb carbon emissions — to reduce the environmental and economic harm caused by climate change — Americans will owe a big thank you to the perseverance and discipline of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby.
As the federal government’s plans to sell Plum Island chug along in snail-paced time, the East End’s county legislators, town supervisors and village mayors are asking New York State to intervene.
There are so many features of our local environment to enjoy on Long Island, between the Pine Barrens, nature rails, or the significant number of state parks and beaches scattered throughout our area. However, as a natural reality of our enjoyment of these treasures, we also have to contend with tick-borne illness, incidents of which skyrocket during the summer months.
NORTH FORK, NY — This week, Rep. Lee Zeldin released an op-ed he said is mean to address "the misinformation campaign targeting the American Health Care Act."
Here, in Zeldin's own words, is his op-ed "to address some of the highest profile lies," and his thoughts on the issue:
NORTH FORK, NY — Rep. Lee Zeldin has reintroduced a bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder
Representative Lee Zeldin has reintroduced the Plum Island Preservation Act, a bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the government to the highest bidder. The bipartisan bill passed the House in May 2016, but the Senate did not act on it, necessitating its reintroduction.
WASHINGTON — Long Island will benefit from boosts in federal money for Long Island Sound, health research funding and defense contracts, as well as sustained spending on homeland security in the federal $1 trillion spending bill, local members of the House say.
Congressman Lee Zeldin has reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives to block the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder.
Rep. Lee Zeldin has reintroduced legislation to prevent the federal government from selling Plum Island to the highest bidder, as is required by current law.
The bipartisan measure passed the House of Representatives in the last session of Congress but stalled in the Senate.
One of the greatest privileges of serving in Congress is getting to meet so many amazing constituents remarkably interested in engaging in productive, substantive exchanges of ideas in order to improve the direction of our island, state and nation.