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May 9, 2018 Press Release
I applaud the diplomatic leadership of newly-confirmed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The release of these 3 American prisoners by North Korea is another important milestone achieved on the way to possible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and regional stability. Rooted in skepticism and continuing our maximum pressure strategy, the future looks brighter than ever before.
May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) just issued the following statement after President Trump announced the United States will withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Peter King (R, NY-2) sent a letter to the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review James McHenry, requesting he open on Long Island one of the 75 new immigration courts to reduce case backlog and address gang violence.

May 7, 2018 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY- Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after several women came forward with sexual assault claims against New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: 

May 7, 2018 Press Release

April was an important month on many fronts. My Adult Day Health Care bill was passed and signed into law for our disabled veterans, my request for an emergency dredge of the Moriches Inlet was granted by the Army Corps, and my FAA reauthorization amendment was passed by the House of Representatives to reassess the flawed North Shore Helicopter Route.

May 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin’s (R, NY-1) House Joint Resolution 132, the House companion to Senate Joint Resolution 57, which passed the Senate on April 18, has been

May 3, 2018 Press Release
This ‘deal’ is no victory for New York fishermen and is worse than status quo with other states receiving an increase. New York continues to roll over for the ASMFC while New York fishermen get screwed. I will not pull the wool over the eyes of hardworking New York fishermen and claim victory. Any deal on behalf of New York fishermen needs to place them on a level playing field with New Jersey and Connecticut, and this deal, cementing a quota cut for local fishermen in comparison to other states, is not equitable. I will not accept anything less than what New York fishermen, both recreational and commercial, deserve – parity.


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?