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June 27, 2016 Press Release
Op-ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01)

On June 11, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, a terrorist, who pledged allegiance to ISIS and radical Islam while violently targeting LGBT Americans, took the lives of 49 innocent people and severely wounded 53 others.

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June 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Long Island Sound Caucus, announced that the caucus secured $10 million in funding for the Long Island Sound program in the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017 (H.R. 5538).

June 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced on December 11, 2015, the Protect America Act (H.R. 4237) in order to prevent terrorists from purchasing firearms or explosives while protecting the due process rights of law abiding citizens. Rep. Zeldin released the following statement this afternoon:

June 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, today sent a letter to Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), requesting an update on the broken cooling and ventilation system at the Northport VA. The operating rooms were closed in February of 2016 due to issues with an outdated HVAC system.

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June 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement in response to the Democrats' continuing publicity stunt on the floor of the House of Representatives today:

June 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today in response to the Department of Justice’s decision to censor Islamic terror references from the Orlando shooter's 911 call transcript:

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June 20, 2016 Press Release
Op-ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01)

On the East End of Long Island, we have been blessed with an abundance of natural resources that are important to our life and culture. Water quality, specifically, requires a renewed focus and commitment by Long Islanders. Water quality on Long Island has suffered severely from issues such as pollution, overdevelopment and various critical remaining infrastructure needs.

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