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March 5, 2018 Press Release
Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-1)
It’s not car accidents. It’s not heart attacks. It’s drug overdoses that are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50. As a whole, our nation has been debilitated by the rise of the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic, and as heroin and opioids flood the streets of our communities on Long Island and across America, the issue continues to become increasingly personal. 
February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (NY-1), Jim Jordan (OH-4), Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Francis Rooney (FL-19), Matt Gaetz (FL-1), Ted Budd (NC-13), Jody Hice (GA-10), Mark Meadows (NC-11), Scott Perry (PA-4), Paul Gosar (AZ-4), Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-1), Louie Gohmert (TX-1), and Dave Brat (VA-7) sent a letter to U.S.

February 28, 2018 Press Release
On the international stage, this legislation finally calls Hezbollah for what it is - a transnational criminal organization, one that for decades has funded their radical terrorist group by profiteering on money laundering, drug trafficking and other nefarious activities. This legislation that I have introduced with Congressman Ted Budd puts Hezbollah and all those who do business with them on notice. The United States will no longer stand idly by as Hezbollah pumps drugs onto our streets. We will root out Hezbollah’s complicit accomplices and topple their financial support network around the world.
February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON —Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Eliot Engel (D, NY-16), and Peter King (R, NY-2) yesterday introduced the “Don’t Break up the T-Band Act,” legislation that would repeal a provision of a 2012 law to allow law-enforcement, fire officials, and EMS to continue using the T-Band spectrum to operate their radios for day-to-day life saving operations.

February 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Co-Chairman of the House Republican Israel Caucus, issued the following statement after the United States Department of State announced the United States Embassy in Israel will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by May 14, 2018: