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March 5, 2018 Press Release
It’s not car accidents. It’s not heart attacks. It’s drug overdoses that are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50. As a whole, our nation has been debilitated by the rise of the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic, and as heroin and opioids flood the streets of our communities on Long Island and across America, the issue continues to become increasingly personal. 
February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (NY-1), Jim Jordan (OH-4), Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Francis Rooney (FL-19), Matt Gaetz (FL-1), Ted Budd (NC-13), Jody Hice (GA-10), Mark Meadows (NC-11), Scott Perry (PA-4), Paul Gosar (AZ-4), Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-1), Louie Gohmert (TX-1), and Dave Brat (VA-7) sent a letter to U.S.

February 28, 2018 Press Release
On the international stage, this legislation finally calls Hezbollah for what it is - a transnational criminal organization, one that for decades has funded their radical terrorist group by profiteering on money laundering, drug trafficking and other nefarious activities. This legislation that I have introduced with Congressman Ted Budd puts Hezbollah and all those who do business with them on notice. The United States will no longer stand idly by as Hezbollah pumps drugs onto our streets. We will root out Hezbollah’s complicit accomplices and topple their financial support network around the world.
February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON —Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Eliot Engel (D, NY-16), and Peter King (R, NY-2) yesterday introduced the “Don’t Break up the T-Band Act,” legislation that would repeal a provision of a 2012 law to allow law-enforcement, fire officials, and EMS to continue using the T-Band spectrum to operate their radios for day-to-day life saving operations.

February 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Co-Chairman of the House Republican Israel Caucus, issued the following statement after the United States Department of State announced the United States Embassy in Israel will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by May 14, 2018:


In The News

February 15, 2017 In The News

As a Russian intelligence vessel skirts the eastern tip of Long Island in international waters in the midst of heightened national attention to U.S.-Russian relations, federal lawmakers in Connecticut and on the East End are sounding an alarm about the ship’s proximity to U.S. military installations.

February 11, 2017 In The News

The First Congressional District of New York is certainly one of the very best Congressional Districts in America. While a new president and new Congress debate legislation and other policy with a national and international focus, there are also some local priorities that are very important to us all as well here on the east end of Long Island.

February 10, 2017 In The News

NEW YORK – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, was appointed by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R, WI-1) to serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, which was established by Congress in 1980 to lead the nation in commemorating the Holocaust.

February 6, 2017 In The News

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is not giving up the fight to secure a new zip code for the hamlets of Flanders, Riverside and Northampton.

He reintroduced a bill this week, called The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, along with House colleagues Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, and Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland. 

February 3, 2017 In The News

A new zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton has been included in the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill introduced in the House this week, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) announced yesterday.

January 26, 2017 In The News

It’s been nearly two months since Southold Town petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration to reconsider its decision to extend the North Shore helicopter route, which has led to noise complaints from East End residents.

January 26, 2017 In The News

Rep. Lee Zeldin has been named co-chairperson of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus, his office announced in a press release this afternoon.

Zeldin replaces former Rep. Steve Israel, who did not seek re-election in November, as co-chair. He shares the chair with Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-3).

January 26, 2017 In The News

SOUTHOLD, NY — It's been two months since Southold Town filed a petition regarding the extension of the controversial North Shore Helicoper Route with the Federal Aviation Administration — and so far, the town has received no response.

January 25, 2017 In The News

More than two months after Southold Town submitted a petition to the Federal Aviation Administration requesting the agency to reconsider its decision to extend the north shore helicopter route, Representative Lee Zeldin is asking the agency’s administrator for an “immediate response” to the petition.

January 25, 2017 In The News

Congressman Zeldin, this was your first inauguration as a member of Congress. Can you share with us some of your impressions?