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January 17, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON - The leadership of the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations, U.S. Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Brenda L. Lawrence (D, MI-14), and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D, FL-23) and U.S.

January 13, 2022 Press Release
The Supreme Court stopping President Biden’s vaccine mandate for private businesses is the correct and just ruling. President Biden, referring to the COVID vaccine, said in December 2020, ‘No, I don’t think it should be mandatory. I wouldn’t demand it be mandatory.’ Just months later, he flip-flopped his position and imposed an invasive vaccine mandate on businesses with 100 or more employees. This ruling is just another example of the need for the Biden Administration and Democrats in Congress and at the state and local levels to put aside the fear mongering, scare tactics, threats, fines, mandates and firings, and start respecting medical freedom, prioritizing access to vaccines and therapeutics, and allowing Americans to return to normal life.
January 13, 2022 Press Release
Maintaining strong trade relations with our northern neighbor remains crucial for jobs, economic growth, and more here in New York.
January 12, 2022 Press Release
Seven percent inflation over the last 12 months is the biggest spike in 40 years! With massive inflation and a serious supply chain crisis on our hands, Washington needs to stop considering tax hikes, job killing regulations, suffocating new mandates, and increased spending that our nation can’t afford.
January 10, 2022 Press Release
These 37 young men and women are our communities’ best and brightest. Each and every one of them has exhibited superior academic achievement, leadership and unwavering character, and their decision to serve our nation by attending one of our nation’s service academies make Long Island and our country so proud. It’s an honor to nominate these fine young men and women, and I can’t wait to see what their futures hold.
January 7, 2022 Press Release
Our state’s hospitals and other medical facilities are already understaffed. Governor Hochul’s last vaccine mandate for healthcare workers and resulting firings made this crisis worse. Now, she’s announced her intention to exacerbate the problem by requiring COVID booster shots. Enough with the threats, mandates, fines and firings! It’s time to respect medical freedom, follow ALL of the science, return to normal, and let New Yorkers go on with their lives.
December 23, 2021 Press Release
Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

For more than six decades, Hospital Road Bridge has stood in East Patchogue and served as a staple for area residents and an essential and lifesaving artery for law enforcement and first responders traveling to Long Island Community Hospital and the North Patchogue Fire Department.

December 22, 2021 Press Release
Through the early stages of the pandemic, New York businesses, especially restaurants, bars and other service-oriented companies, suffered through stringent government mandated lockdown policies. Many of them are still struggling to recover amid rising prices and labor shortages and are depending on strong revenue from the holiday season to help make them whole. Governor Hochul’s mandates, threats, fines and firings are keeping customers away from small businesses when they need them most. Instead of continuing with this current strategy of fear and scare tactics that punish small businesses, the Governor and other elected leaders should prioritize access to vaccines, treatments, testing, and the research and development of new ideas to fight COVID that will bring us a return to normalcy. New Yorkers should be better respected with dialogue, candor and consistency rather than the heavy hand of government and constant shifting of goal posts.
December 17, 2021 Press Release
This is an historic day for Long Island as we take the most significant step yet toward making a reality this long overdue effort to improve and secure the long-term health and viability of Long Island’s environment, economy and coastal way of life. FIMP has been among my top priorities since I came to Congress in 2015, and my team and I worked tirelessly to successfully secure authorization for FIMP during the 116th Congress, through December 2020 appropriations legislation. I am grateful to the Army Corps and all the local stakeholders for their continued commitment to efficiently move forward and finally get this underway for Long Islanders.
December 15, 2021 Press Release
As violent crime continues rising throughout much of New York and the nation, it is as important as ever that we support our law enforcement officers more, not less, and do everything we can to ensure their safety, so that they can keep our communities safe. I’m grateful to Congressman Garbarino for leading this effort to crack down on acts of violence against our men and women in Blue.