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December 28, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Zeldin meets with Syrian refugees at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Amman, Jordan.

December 27, 2017 Press Release
Since his arrest, my office has been in contact with Stony Brook University, the State Department, and his family, and, today, his long overdue release was finally ordered. In the face of an increasingly oppressive government, Professor Nganang has worked tirelessly for a better future for his country and family.. As Professor Nganang fights for the freedom of all Cameroonians, we fought for his.
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December 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, led 23 Members of Congress in authoring a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo, seeking confirmation of at least 8 reported violations of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acti

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December 21, 2017 Press Release
Preliminary reports appear to have indicated these veterans are carrying the dormant parasite Platyhelminthes, commonly known as ‘liver fluke’, which in several instances has led to the contraction of very serious, life threatening health conditions such as bile duct cancer and liver disease. I strongly urge the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs to make this a top priority, developing a plan and securing funding to test all veterans whose service exposed them to ‘liver fluke’, and to do so as soon as possible.
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December 21, 2017 Press Release
The United Nations General Assembly has taken a very disappointing and audacious vote against the United States, by far the largest contributor to the UN and international global aid, for exercising its sovereign right to place its embassy wherever it deems fit. Moving the United States embassy to Jerusalem, which is in fact Israel’s capital, has been enshrined in U.S. law since Congress passed the bipartisan Jerusalem Embassy Act over two decades ago.
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December 21, 2017 Press Release
In New York alone, failure to support these programs could mean the loss of health insurance for 300,000 New York children, $800 million dollars less for safety net hospitals, and the possible elimination of care for the nearly 2 million New Yorkers who depend on Community Health Centers.
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December 19, 2017 Press Release
Getting this bill done and getting this bill done right should not have been a binary choice. My goal in this tax reform mission has always been to ensure the hard working men and women of Long Island keep more of their paycheck, reduce their cost of living, and are able to save more for retirement. Unfortunately, this bill is not the tax relief they were promised.
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October 16, 2015 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $2.4 million grant to complete runway maintenance work at the Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton.

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October 16, 2015 In The News

Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin has joined the fight against a plan to continue dumping dredged-up sediment from Connecticut in the Long Island Sound.

"We can't assume that just dumping these waste spoils into the Long Island Sound is environmentally benign," Zeldin says.

October 16, 2015 In The News

An East Patchogue girl at risk of losing her eyesight will get to see the pope, thanks to a Long Island congressman.

Louisa Taitt, 9, is progressively growing blind. She says her dream is to meet Pope Francis.

Rep. Lee Zeldin surprised the girl at her church, Saint Joseph the Worker in East Patchogue, with an invitation to meet Pope Francis in Washington, D.C.

October 16, 2015 In The News

An amendment was successfully added to the Student Success Act that could possibly bring an end to Common Core. This week, the US House narrowly passed the reauthorization of HR 5 (the Student Success Act). HR 5 is the controversial proposed replacement for the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The amendment, authored by conservative Rep.

October 16, 2015 In The News

East End Congressman Lee Zeldin wasted little time after the nuclear inspection deal with Iran was finalized Tuesday morning in announcing he plans to work to nix the deal.

October 16, 2015 In The News

Last week, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin continued his effort to block a proposed Iran nuclear deal, co-sponsoring two resolutions in the House.

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October 16, 2015 In The News

Washington - East End residents can now enter a lottery for tickets allowing them to be on the U.S. Capitol's west lawn as Pope Francis makes his historic address to a joint session of Congress, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) announced Wednesday.

October 16, 2015 In The News

President Obama is asking critics of the Iran nuclear deal what the alternative is other than war as if it’s rhetorical question, but there is an answer: a better deal.

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October 16, 2015 In The News

Local environmentalists and lawmakers say they believe the U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers’ latest plan for disposing dredged materials won’t protect the Long Island Sound.

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