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June 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - At today’s House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) questioned US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield about whether or not the Biden Administration recognizes Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the reasoning behind the State Department’s decision to sanction former Albanian President Sali Berisha, what steps she i

June 14, 2021 Press Release

Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

June 12, 2021 Press Release
Releases Emails Provided by Union Whistleblower

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Co-Chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement on Twitter after the City University of New York Professional Staff

June 9, 2021 Press Release
Given the devastation the virus continues to cause throughout India, and the variants emerging from the region and spreading to other parts of the world, it is essential for the United States to provide an ample supply of vaccines to India. To end the COVID-19 pandemic once and for all, we must help the nations most in need vaccinate their citizens, and quickly and efficiently providing vaccines and medical supplies to India is essential to fighting the global spread of the virus.
June 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - During today’s House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) questioned Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the Biden administration’s sanctioning of former Albanian President Sali Berisha, an ally to both Presidents Bush and opponent of major Democratic Party donor and progressive activist George Soros, the substantive actions the administrati

June 7, 2021 Press Release
For over two centuries, Montauk Point Lighthouse has served as one of the most recognizable symbols in our region, evoking a sense of community among Long Islanders, and attracting visitors from across the United States and foreign nations. This critical project is an investment in the future of not only Montauk Point Lighthouse, but Long Island as a whole. The landmark currently sits less than 100 feet from the receding edge of the bluff and its deteriorating stonework revetment is the only thing left protecting the lighthouse from being lost to the ocean due to erosion. This project will bolster the shoreline and provide safety reinforcements, including an 840-foot revetment with a 73-year level of protection for the lighthouse, that will ensure Montauk Point Lighthouse will continue to shine for generations to come.
June 4, 2021 Press Release
This is the right decision for children across New York, who have sacrificed so much throughout the pandemic and suffered emotionally, physically and mentally from lockdowns and remote learning. I want to thank all the parents and advocates who joined me in repeated demands for the governor and state officials to follow the science and follow common sense, unmask our kids, and give them the return to normalcy that they are so desperate for and rightly deserve.
June 2, 2021 Press Release

HAUPPAUGE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) was joined by local parents and advocacy groups in demanding that Governor Cuomo lift New York’s unnecessary mask mandates for students.

May 31, 2021 Press Release

Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

Memorial Day marks not only the long-awaited start of summer on Long Island, but a much more somber and significant occasion. On Memorial Day, we pause to mourn, honor and remember all those who died while serving in the United States military.

May 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) formally submitted the below statement to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs urging support for his bipartisan legislation, H.R. 1476 - the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Program Act.