Press Releases | Congressman Lee Zeldin

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July 18, 2021 Press Release
Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

For over half a century, Long Islanders have pushed for much-needed environmental and infrastructure fixes that the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) project will now provide. The massive FIMP project would provide essential dredging and shoreline projects spanning 83 miles of Long Island coastline.

July 15, 2021 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s decision to invite the United Nations (UN) racism envoy, despite a shoddy record on condemning human rights violations globally, to criticize the United States on the world stage:

July 12, 2021 Press Release
The people of Cuba have long been suffering from dire shortages of food and medicine, skyrocketing prices for consumer goods, a lack of economic opportunity, and decaying housing conditions, thanks to the socialist dictatorship that has, for generations, inflicted pain, suffering and unbearable living conditions on its citizens. The Cuban people have had enough! They deserve liberation from the socialist oppression and state-run failures they've endured for far too long. These protests show that Cubans will no longer accept a government that suppresses and undermines the people it is supposed to represent.
July 1, 2021 Press Release
The beginning of bid solicitation for the FIMP project is another encouraging sign that this decades-in-the-making effort to preserve, restore and protect the Long Island coastline is finally becoming a reality. I am grateful to the Army Corps and all the local stakeholders for their continued commitment to efficiently move forward and complete this undertaking for the good of Long Island’s coastal residents, economy, environment and way of life.
June 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met with environmental stakeholders from Long Island and Connecticut to discuss their successful joint efforts to save Plum Island and advance several other key Long Island environmental priorities.
June 29, 2021 Press Release
Through enhanced computing power and security, quantum computing has the potential to improve our lives and the nation in areas ranging from healthcare to national security to the financial sector. Thanks to investments in our nation’s best and brightest scientists and the advancement of this important bill, we are now closer than ever to a large-scale implementation of this technology. My legislation continues to invest in the implementation of this revolutionary technology, including right here at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island.
June 28, 2021 Press Release
Reps. Zeldin and Garbarino Announce Signing of Project Partnership Agreements
Completion of the FIMP project is critical to the long-term health and viability of Long Island’s environment, economy and coastal way of life. My team and I have worked very hard on this effort since I first arrived to Congress in January 2015. I was proud to secure Congressional authorization for FIMP during the 116th Congress, and it’s incredibly encouraging to see all levels of government working together to finally get this project done for Long Islanders.
June 28, 2021 Press Release
Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

Last week, H.R.1/S.1, the so-called “For the People Act”, failed on a procedural vote in the United States Senate. Despite what Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer and members of the Squad would have Americans believe, the defeat of H.R.1 is really a win for American voters and elections.

June 22, 2021 Press Release
Hezbollah is a designated terrorist organization and Iranian proxy, and its continued power and influence over the Lebanese Armed Forces presents a constant threat to Israel. Until the Lebanese military makes real and sustained efforts to rid itself of Hezbollah’s corrosive influence, the United States should not be diverting taxpayer dollars to the LAF, which will end up in the hands of a terror group that directly threatens our strongest ally.
June 17, 2021 Press Release
Names of all 7,059 Americans who lost their lives in the War on Terror to be read on Veterans Day at the Lincoln Memorial.

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), an Army veteran who continues to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve, participated in a press conference with Tunnel to Towers and Gold Star spouses to announce that the names of all 7,059 heroes who lost their lives in the War on Terror will be read aloud at the Lincoln Memorial on Veterans Day.