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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.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Westhampton, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that a $180,000 federal grant has been awarded to Francis Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, New York, which is home of the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard. The federal grant, secured through the U.S.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

On Long Island, so much of our economy and way of life are connected to the water around us. Fishing is a treasured part of our identities as Long Islanders.

July 17, 2017 Press Release

Patchogue, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today urging President Donald Trump to not recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Nuclear Deal.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement following House passage today of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017 (H.R. 2810):

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - On July 12, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) spoke on the House floor in support of his legislation, House Concurrent Resolution 20, which the Congressman reintroduced in the 115th Congress. The resolution calls for justice following the 1999 executions of NY-1 residents, Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi, who resided in Hampton Bays, New York.


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March 6, 2017 In The News

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.

March 6, 2017 In The News

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.

March 6, 2017 In The News

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.

March 6, 2017 In The News

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.

February 23, 2017 In The News

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.

February 21, 2017 In The News

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.

February 17, 2017 In The News

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.

February 16, 2017 In The News

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.

February 15, 2017 In The News

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. 

February 15, 2017 In The News

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.