Press Releases | Congressman Lee Zeldin

Press Releases

May 13, 2021 Press Release
To accommodate and sustain long-term travel throughout the region, we must address Smith Point Bridge’s existing deficiencies and make real infrastructure improvements that enhance transportation safety and efficiency for Long Island residents and visitors.
May 12, 2021 Press Release
Waiving IP protections for COVID-19 vaccines would be a disastrous mistake on the part of the Biden administration and could lead to serious consequences that stifle future medical innovation, inhibit vaccine distribution and responses to future public health crises, threaten American jobs, and further empower China’s rampant intellectual property theft.
May 12, 2021 Press Release
Zeldin: “We have one president at a time, and those conversations weren’t helpful”

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) questioned former Secretary of State and current member of President Biden’s National Security Council John Kerry regarding four meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif during the Trump administration.

May 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, urging passage of his bipartisan legislation, H.R. 1273 - the Vietnam Veterans Liver Fluke Cancer Study Act.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) called on the Army Corps of Engineers to perform an emergency dredge of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway and Moriches Inlet.

April 28, 2021 Press Release
The State Department must investigate the massively alarming allegations that John Kerry leaked information to Iran on covert Israeli military operations. If it’s proven that Kerry actively undermined one of America’s staunchest allies, he needs to resign from the Biden administration immediately and have his security clearance revoked.
April 27, 2021 Press Release
Israel remains America’s staunchest and most loyal ally in the Middle East, and the idea that America’s former top diplomat would leak sensitive information about covert military operations to the world’s largest state sponsor of terror - putting Israeli lives at risk - is massively alarming. Secretary Kerry must immediately testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to address these serious allegations, and if Kerry did actively undermine Israel, he must resign from the Biden administration immediately and have his security clearance revoked.
April 26, 2021 Press Release
Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

For over two centuries, Montauk Point Lighthouse has served as one of the most recognizable symbols in our region, evoked a sense of community among Long Islanders, and attracted visitors from across America and foreign nations. Montauk Point is currently the fourth oldest active lighthouse in the U.S.

April 23, 2021 Press Release
The goals of this program are laudable, but we need to ensure people can actually use the program to achieve the desired standards. Saddling Long Islanders with an unexpected bill come tax season is unacceptable, and we must stop shooting from the hip when it comes to their hard-earned tax dollars. All levels of government must work to find a solution, however we must explore every option possible to address this urgent issue, including reintroduction of this legislation to provide immediate relief.