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There’s a renewed push in the U.S. Congress for legislation to strengthen the federal government’s activities on Lyme disease, endemic on the North Fork, Shelter Island and all over Long Island.
Whether the drive can withstand pressure from the health insurance industry — which denies the existence of chronic Lyme disease and so avoids paying for its treatment — is an issue.
Rep. Lee Zeldin today announced he is formally requesting the U.S. Postmaster General to assign new zip codes to Flanders, Riverside and Northampton.
MEDFORD, N.Y. — Lee M. Zeldin, the freshman congressman from Long Island, has never been one to wait his turn.
Congressman Lee Zeldin wants farmers to identify legislation they have issues with and come to him with their concerns over regulations mandated by the federal government.
U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin introduced a resolution last week reaffirming the federal government’s commitment to tracking down the people responsible for the death of three Hampton Bays men in Serbia nearly 16 years ago.
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) hails from Long Island and previously served two terms in the New York state Senate before defeating incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) last fall. Prior to embarking on a political career, however, he served four years of active duty service in the United States Army. Today, he is happily married with two children and continues to serve as a Major in the U.S.
East Hampton's fight against helicopter noise reached the halls of Congress on Tuesday, as the House of Representatives passed an amendment meant to shield town officials from being penalized for enacting local air-traffic restrictions.
ALBANY—The first piece of legislation Rep. Lee Zeldin introduced since his election to Congress was an amendment to an education law that would allow states to withdraw from the Common Core standards without jeopardizing federal funding.
Zeldin’s experience in the State Senate last year inspired the legislation, he told Capital in a phone interview.
WASHINGTON -- Long Island's freshman Rep. Lee Zeldin, the only Jewish Republican in Congress, is emerging as a front-line spokesman for the GOP's hawkish views on Israel amid an intensified focus on U.S. policies in the Middle East.
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C - NY-1), sent a letter to Howie Mann from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) earlier this month, requesting the Cross Sound Enhancement Project be removed as a part of the NYMTC Regional Freight Plan.
In the letter, Zeldin expressed his concern on the plan which would move 3,000 trucks from I-95 in Connecticut to the North Fork.