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As a Russian intelligence vessel skirts the eastern tip of Long Island in international waters in the midst of heightened national attention to U.S.-Russian relations, federal lawmakers in Connecticut and on the East End are sounding an alarm about the ship’s proximity to U.S. military installations.
The First Congressional District of New York is certainly one of the very best Congressional Districts in America. While a new president and new Congress debate legislation and other policy with a national and international focus, there are also some local priorities that are very important to us all as well here on the east end of Long Island.
NEW YORK – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, was appointed by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R, WI-1) to serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, which was established by Congress in 1980 to lead the nation in commemorating the Holocaust.
U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is not giving up the fight to secure a new zip code for the hamlets of Flanders, Riverside and Northampton.
He reintroduced a bill this week, called The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, along with House colleagues Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, and Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland.
A new zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton has been included in the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill introduced in the House this week, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) announced yesterday.
It’s been nearly two months since Southold Town petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration to reconsider its decision to extend the North Shore helicopter route, which has led to noise complaints from East End residents.
Rep. Lee Zeldin has been named co-chairperson of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus, his office announced in a press release this afternoon.
Zeldin replaces former Rep. Steve Israel, who did not seek re-election in November, as co-chair. He shares the chair with Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-3).
SOUTHOLD, NY — It's been two months since Southold Town filed a petition regarding the extension of the controversial North Shore Helicoper Route with the Federal Aviation Administration — and so far, the town has received no response.
More than two months after Southold Town submitted a petition to the Federal Aviation Administration requesting the agency to reconsider its decision to extend the north shore helicopter route, Representative Lee Zeldin is asking the agency’s administrator for an “immediate response” to the petition.