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July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement today after President Donald Trump visited Long Island to discuss the effort to eradicate the MS-13 gang in Suffolk County and nationwide. Congressman Zeldin traveled with the President on Air Force One from Washington, DC, to Suffolk County, New York.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement today after the White House’s announcement that President Donald Trump will be traveling to Long Island to discuss the effort to eradicate the MS-13 gang nationwide. Tomorrow, Congressman Zeldin will be traveling with the President from Washington, DC, to Suffolk County, New York.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act (H.R. 3218) passed the House of Representatives on Monday in a unanimous bipartisan vote. H.R. 3218 would improve and extend benefits given to veterans, their surviving spouses, and dependents through the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, or the GI Bill.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the House of Representatives today passed his bipartisan bill, the Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182), which would prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder. H.R.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the First Congressional District of New York’s participation in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. Hosted by Members of Congress for their district, the Congressional App Challenge is an app competition for any student who has not yet graduated high school. The competition runs from July 26, 2017, through November 1, 2017. 

July 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), co-chair of the Long Island Sound Caucus and a founding member of the bipartisan Congressional Estuary Caucus, announced today that important federal funding was added for both the Long Island Sound Program and National Estuary Program in the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill for FY 2018 at $8 million

July 21, 2017 Press Release

Patchogue, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will make an additional approximately $1.5 billion available to help rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure through grant funding.

July 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the House of Representatives is expected to vote next week on his bipartisan bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder: The Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182).

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