Rep. Zeldin Joins Bipartisan Working Group in Congress
Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R - NY-1) announced today that he has joined the Bipartisan Working Group, a group of Republican and Democratic members of Congress who are dedicated to working together to advance bipartisan legislation and foster dialogue between both sides of the aisle. The group requires an invitation to join.
Congressman Lee Zeldin said, “In Congress, I have always been willing to work with absolutely anyone to better our community, state and nation. As a member of the Bipartisan Working Group, I will continue working to advance my New Era of American Strength agenda, which includes protecting America’s security at home and abroad, helping grow our economy and create more good paying jobs, supporting our veterans and first responders, improving the quality of education, repairing our nation’s infrastructure, improving healthcare in America and safeguarding our environment. There are many opportunities on any given day to find common ground among members and advance legislation and other initiatives to improve the direction of our country. I look forward to working together with my House colleagues on the Bipartisan Working Group this Congress.”
The Bipartisan Working Group, which has over 25 members, meets every week that members are in session in Washington, DC. In the 114th Congress, the Bipartisan Working Group's legislation included the Veterans Health Administration Management Improvement Act (H.R. 502), Heroin and Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention, Education, and Enforcement Act (H.R. 2805), and Housing Assistance Reform Act (H.R. 2953).