PATCHOGUE, NY- Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps New York District, Colonel Thomas Asbery, just received the needed Emergency Declaration from Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division Brigadier General William Graham, granting Rep. Zeldin’s request to perform emergency dredging of the Moriches Inlet.
Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1)
WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) voted in favor of H.J. Res. 2, which would amend the Constitution to require Congress not spend more than it receives in revenues within each fiscal year. It also requires a true majority of each chamber to pass tax increases and a three-fifths majority to raise the debt limit.
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Rep. Lee Zeldin has taken a stand to protect Long Island fishermen.
Zeldin recently reintroduced his bill to protect Long Island fishermen as the Local Fishing Access Act.
During the last Congress, the bill passed the House with unanimous bipartisan support as H.R. 3070, the EEZ Clarification Act, a release from Zeldin's office said.
Police are stepping up patrols at Jewish Community centers and houses of worship, officials said Tuesday.
Since December, Nassau County Police has intensified patrols around temples, JCCs and other religious institutions at time of increased bomb threats nationwide.
On Monday, the Plainiview JCC was among 16 such centers to receive bomb threats.
The recent threats and property crimes targeting institutions and symbols of Jewish faith demonstrate that the rising tide of anti-Semitism in the United States and globally must be combatted forcefully and decisively. While the tragedy of the Holocaust happened decades ago, we still feel the effects of its hatred and intolerance.
One of my best memories of growing up on Long Island is fishing in our local waterways with family and friends. It’s an industry, but it’s also a way of life and pastime that is part of our history, culture, and overall greatness as an island. For hundreds of years, the waters which surround us and the bounties within it are natural treasures which we can never take for granted.
After an escalating of bomb threats against Jewish community centers nationwide and most recently, at the Anti Defamation League's Manhattan headquarters, Rep. Lee Zeldin has spoken out.
In the first part of this two-part op-ed, I discussed my local efforts to improve security, the economy, and support for our veterans and law enforcement in the First Congressional District. While these are some of my highest priorities in 2017, there are still a number of other important areas where we can advance the direction of our district in the coming years.
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met with leadership from the Long Island State Veterans’ Home in his Washington D.C. office to discuss veterans’ legislation. Located in Stony Brook, the Long Island State Veterans’ Home provides high quality care and support services for veterans, including rehabilitation and adult day healthcare.
NEW YORK – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), along with Democrat Co-Lead Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D, NY-4), re-introduced bipartisan legislation (H.R. 1005) to help severely disabled veterans on Long Island and across the country, by expanding access to Adult Day Health Care for disabled veterans who need extra assistance and special attention in their day to day lives.
Word that a Russian "spy ship" is patrolling in the Atlantic somewhere over the horizon south of Long Island was highlighted by U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin on Tuesday as part of what he called "increased aggression" by Russia and a "direct threat" to the United States and its interests.
A Russian ship — reportedly an intelligence vessel — was spotted sailing up the East Coast near Long Island in international waters, the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed Wednesday.