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January 18, 2018 Press Release
After reading the classified document released to Members today by the House Intel Committee regarding FISA abuse, I’m calling for its immediate public release with all relevant source material. In the interest of transparency, the American people must have access to this information immediately. Releasing this classified information will not compromise good sources and methods. It will, however, reveal the feds’ reliance on bad sources and methods.
January 12, 2018 Press Release
Plum Island is beloved by our local community with 90% of the land sheltered from development. Plum Island offers Long Island a diverse wildlife and ecosystem and a critical habitat for migratory birds, marine mammals, and rare plants. Plum Island is also an essential cultural and historical resource as well, with recorded history dating back to the 1700s. I applaud Judge Jurley’s decision to allow the lawsuit to preserve Plum Island to continue forward.
January 10, 2018 Press Release
While the delay of deliveries caused by sharing a zip code is a nuisance and heavily impacts residents’ quality of life, above all else, it is a safety hazard.These packages can hold important goods like medications, which are critical for a person's health and well-being.
January 5, 2018 Press Release
I support an energy strategy that secures American energy independence and drives down costs. On Long Island, however, our waterways are our way of life, and drilling off of Long Island is unacceptable and counterproductive to the well-being of our communities.
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December 30, 2017 Press Release
The Iranian people are fed up with Iran’s dictatorial regime’s brutal domestic tactics, dangerous foreign policy, and non-existent economic progress. Instead of caring for its own people, the Iranian regime has dedicated itself to maintaining its title as the world’s largest state sponsor of terror, seeking to appease domestic hardliners that keep them in power.
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December 30, 2017 Press Release

It was an honor to have just spent my third consecutive Christmas in the Middle East with our nation’s troops and diplomats stationed overseas. In 2015, I joined our service members in Iraq and Kuwait, and in 2016, I visited them in Afghanistan and Qatar. This past Christmas, I traveled to Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Jordan. 

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In The News

February 14, 2016 In The News

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.

February 9, 2016 In The News

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.

December 15, 2015 In The News

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.

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December 15, 2015 In The News

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.

December 15, 2015 In The News

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.

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October 21, 2015 In The News

Riverhead Free Library was awarded a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition last week in recognition of its “outstanding and valuable service to veterans.”

October 21, 2015 In The News

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. 

October 16, 2015 In The News

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. 

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October 16, 2015 In The News

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.

October 16, 2015 In The News

Local Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C – Shirley) recently received the “Supporter of Nature” award from the Nature Conservancy.

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