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February 14, 2019 Press Release
Encourages Amazon to Consider Moving Location to NY-1

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement following Amazon’s decision to withdraw from their plans to build their second headquarters in Long Island City:

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Thursday, February 14, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Congressman Peter King (R, NY-2) urged Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon and Nassau County Sheriff Vera Fludd to (1) comply with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests, notifying ICE ideally 48 hours in advance of releasing an individual unlawfully in the United States who is arrested on cri

February 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Congressman Ted Lieu (D, CA-33) were joined by nine Members of Congress in demanding the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) suspend dog testing given its costs, animal welfare concerns, opposition from veterans and available alternatives.    

February 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after reintroducing the Protecting Our Communities from Gang Violence Act (H.R. 1106), legislation that revokes the naturalization for those involved in gang activity prior to or within 10 years of becoming naturalized:

February 13, 2019 Press Release
The passing of NYPD Detective and NY-1 resident Brian Simonsen is a tragic reminder of the dangers our local law enforcement officers face each and every day, their commitment to putting the safety of our communities above their own and the sacrifice of their families and loved ones. Detective Simonsen dedicated his life to protecting ours, and we are forever indebted to his service and the heroic actions of all our men and women in blue.
February 8, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the U.S.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Congressman Scott Perry (R, PA-10) have secured the declassification of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) textbook report. On August 6, 2018, Reps.

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