Washington, DC - On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted a Special Order hour on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of the President’s decision to decertify the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement today after voting NO on the Senate Amendment to H. Con. Res. 71, which contained language recently added by the Senate calling for the elimination of the State and Local Tax Deduction.
Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement today to express his support for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions designating MS-13 as a new focus within the Justice Department’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces.
Washington, DC - NEW VIDEO - On October 12, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) spoke with Ben Carson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), at a House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development”.
Kings Point, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), co-chair of the Long Island Sound Caucus and a founding member of the bipartisan Congressional Estuary Caucus, co-hosted a conference today titled “Orchestrating Both Coasts for a Better Sound - Part II” at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, alongside Rep. Tom Suozzi (D, NY-3) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D, CT-3).
Southampton, NY - On October 18, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) participated in a Facebook Live Q&A, which was moderated by Joe Shaw, Executive Editor of 27east, on a range of issues, including foreign affairs, healthcare, and veterans, among more. You can watch and listen to the conversation below.
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A Suffolk congressman is proposing federal legislation that would fund a three-year, $25 million nationwide veterans peer support program modeled on one he helped establish in New York State.
Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin is introducing legislation that would create nationwide “peer to peer” counseling for veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It’s based on a program he helped create while in the New York State Senate that’s already up and running.
Zeldin said the program in New York has helped more than 1,500 veterans struggling with PTSD.
In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, California, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin has introduced legislation that aims to prevent suspected terrorists from buying legal firearms and explosives, although denials would require a court order.
A U.S. House of Representatives committee held a rare field hearing in Riverhead yesterday, the first time in recent memory such a committee has formally met on the East End.
Veterans who live on the East End will be able to access health care at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, which has just been approved as a new member of the Veterans Choice Program under the Department of Veterans Affairs, Rep. Lee Zeldin announced yesterday.
Riverhead Free Library was awarded a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition last week in recognition of its “outstanding and valuable service to veterans.”
A program aimed at fathers and administered by the Retreat, a domestic violence agency in East Hampton, has received a huge financial boost from the federal government, to the tune of $1 million a year for five years.
Lee Zeldin speaks softly and carries a big stick.
The freshman Republican congressman from New York’s First District sits in a banquette at The Fourth restaurant in Manhattan, sips a cappuccino, and says things at just above a whisper. But his words are the embodiment of peace through strength. Zeldin is a low-key tough guy.
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C – Shirley) recently announced that The Suffolk County Fatherhood Initiative, a program run by The Retreat Inc. based in East Hampton, has received almost $1 million in funding.