Press Releases | Congressman Lee Zeldin

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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.
April 22, 2021 Press Release
In December, Zeldin Saved Sewer Project in Congress
The Forge River Sewer Project is critical to our quality of life in Suffolk County, and it was critical to deliver this huge win to ensure this project gets over the finish line. I applaud Suffolk County for bridging the funding gap and coming together in this effort to harness every level of government to improve water quality and other critical aspects of life for local residents.
March 30, 2021 Press Release
On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Commander Captain Eva Van Camp and her leadership team to survey shoaling in the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway and Moriches Inlet, and discuss the Coast Guard’s infrastructure needs on Long Island.
March 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) reintroduced a resolution denouncing calls to “defund”, “disband”, “dismantle”, or “abolish” law enforcement and encourage states to adopt statutes to establish essential rights for law enforcement officers.

March 25, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) continued his call for support of the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veteran Peer Support Program on the anniversary of the iconic photo of its namesake, PFC Joseph P. Dwyer of Mount Sinai, rescuing an Iraqi boy in 2003.
March 24, 2021 Press Release
As the April 1st deadline for approval of New York State’s final budget nears, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and members of the Senate Republican Conference in calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to restore funding for the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veteran Peer Support Program, release the money without delay, and make it a permanent part of the state budget.