Press Releases

June 17, 2019 Press Release

FARMINGVILLE, NY - On Saturday, June 15, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin’s office (R, NY-1) hosted its annual Service Academy Information Day at Brookhaven Town Hall for this fall’s incoming class of juniors, seniors and others who are considering attending one of our nation’s service academies.

June 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Grace Meng (D, NY-6), Ted Deutch (D, FL-22), and Gus Bilirakis (R, FL-12) urged Germany to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. This call follows Germany’s failed vote in the Bundestag on June 6, 2019, to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization.
June 13, 2019 Press Release
Our country’s farmers are part of the backbone of our nation, and while they are critical to ensuring American families have food to put on the table, all too often the next generation of farmers is finding that a career in agriculture makes it difficult to put food on their own table.
June 12, 2019 Press Release
In Suffolk County alone, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has provided funding for over 65 parks, supporting public access, fishing, hunting, recreation and our environment without taking a dime of taxpayer money. On Long Island, our coastal economy is a vital component of our overall economy, and clean water, land and air are essential priorities all protected by the LWCF. I’ve been proud to help lead the successful fight to permanently reauthorize this important fund in the House, and now it’s time to ensure LWCF receives the vital funding it needs each and every year.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, met several constituent members of the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) from Miller Place, Stony Brook and Holtsville who travelled to Washington, D.C. During the meeting, they discussed the caucus’ efforts and how Congress can preserve our environment for generations to come.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
Not only does Plum Island offer Long Island a diverse wildlife and ecosystem and critical habitat for migratory birds, marine mammals, and rare plants, but it is also an essential cultural and historical resource. The current law, which mandates the sale of the island to the highest bidder, is the wrong path forward, because it does not provide for public access and permanent preservation of the island, or the continued use of the research infrastructure.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Doug Lamborn (R, CO-5) and Joe Wilson (R, SC-2), Co-Chairmen of the House Republican Israel Caucus, submitted a 16 member letter urging Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) from Twitter and remove all content promoting terrorist activity, including banning senior Hamas officials and associates who use the platform to radicalize individuals to incite violence against Israelis.
June 11, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) questioned the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs regarding its continued failure to protect New Yorkers with special needs experiencing abuse and neglect, such as Long Islanders Raymond Berrios and Joseph Barouch.

June 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Kathleen Rice (D, NY-4), Peter King (R, NY-2) and Tom Suozzi (D, NY-3) called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set maximum contaminant levels for drinking water and act to help protect Long Islanders from contaminated drinking supplies.


June 6, 2019 Press Release
It was an honor to join so many of the Greatest Generation’s bravest veterans - the saviors of civilization, who upon storming the beaches of Normandy, changed the world and mankind in the most significant way imaginable. The thousands of Allied soldiers and Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice that day, laid down their lives for the betterment of our entire world for generations to come. We can never repay them for their service and sacrifice. Instead it is our duty to ensure the legend, legacy and purpose of these heroes forever live on.