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July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act (H.R. 3218) passed the House of Representatives on Monday in a unanimous bipartisan vote. H.R. 3218 would improve and extend benefits given to veterans, their surviving spouses, and dependents through the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, or the GI Bill.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the House of Representatives today passed his bipartisan bill, the Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182), which would prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder. H.R.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the First Congressional District of New York’s participation in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. Hosted by Members of Congress for their district, the Congressional App Challenge is an app competition for any student who has not yet graduated high school. The competition runs from July 26, 2017, through November 1, 2017. 

July 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), co-chair of the Long Island Sound Caucus and a founding member of the bipartisan Congressional Estuary Caucus, announced today that important federal funding was added for both the Long Island Sound Program and National Estuary Program in the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill for FY 2018 at $8 million

July 21, 2017 Press Release

Patchogue, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will make an additional approximately $1.5 billion available to help rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure through grant funding.

July 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the House of Representatives is expected to vote next week on his bipartisan bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder: The Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182).

July 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, recognizing the 106th Rescue Wing, New York Air National Guard.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today announced that bipartisan legislation he introduced in the House of Representatives, the Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017 (H.R. 1196), passed the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.

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In The News

March 20, 2017 In The News

Cub Scout Pack 589 from Hauppauge recently hosted a Blue and Gold banquet.

The banquets are held to celebrate the pack's anniversary as well as thank pack leaders and other adults who have helped the pack, and inspire the leaders, Scouts, and parents.

The Hauppauge held their awards ceremony on March 11 at the Stonebridge Country Club.

March 20, 2017 In The News

MATTITUCK, NY — Rep. Lee Zeldin took a stand for the environment Monday, hosting a press conference to urge Congress to continue funding the Long Island Sound Restoration and National Estuary Programs.

Those efforts, he said, are important, "should continue — and certainly not be eliminated," he said.

March 20, 2017 In The News

Rep. Lee Zeldin is calling on Congress to approve funding for the Long Island Sound Program and the National Estuary Program and to pass the Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act.

March 20, 2017 In The News

Congressman Lee Zeldin, co-chair of the Long Island Sound Caucus and a founding member of the bipartisan Congressional Estuary Caucus, joined by local elected officials and environmental advocates at press conference on Monday calling for full support of the Long Island Sound Program and National Estuary Program.

March 20, 2017 In The News

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) on Monday called on his colleagues in Congress to ensure continued funding for the Long Island Sound and National Estuary programs in upcoming appropriations votes.

March 20, 2017 In The News

The quality of Long Island waters has been on the mind of elected officials from all levels of government recently, and a representative from the federal government has joined the fray, calling for more funding for two Environmental Protection Agency programs.

March 15, 2017 In The News

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) said yesterday that he will fight against federal cuts to Long Island environmental programs rumored to be on the chopping block in President Donald Trump’s budget.

March 13, 2017 In The News

A bill to expand the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, or MIPPA, has been re-introduced as part of a bi-partisan effort led by U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin to expand the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Competitive Bidding Program.

March 6, 2017 In The News

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) held mobile office hours Friday at the Hagerman Fire Department in East Patchogue, where hundreds of people gathered to meet the congressman and share their concerns.

Constituents first filled out forms indicating the topics they wanted to address, which included health care, tax reform, immigration, education, voting rights and the environment.

March 6, 2017 In The News

As a Jewish man growing up in culturally diverse New York, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin said he has never once been the victim of anti-Semitism.

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