Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) spoke on the House floor today to recognize 2017 National Police Week, which began on May 15th and runs through May 21st. You can watch his full speech here, or by clicking the video below.
There are so many features of our local environment to enjoy on Long Island, between the Pine Barrens, nature rails, or the significant number of state parks and beaches scattered throughout our area. However, as a natural reality of our enjoyment of these treasures, we also have to contend with tick-borne illness, incidents of which skyrocket during the summer months.
Patchogue, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement today regarding the strike at Clare Rose Inc.
Patchogue, 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, announced today that new legislation (H.R. 244), which was recently passed by Congress and signed by the President, includes several key environmental wins for Long Island, such as:
Washington, DC - As the untruthful misinformation campaign targeting the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628) continues, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement today to address some of the highest profile lies:
Patchogue, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released a statement today calling on the City University of New York (CUNY) to revoke its invitation to Linda Sarsour to be the commencement speaker at its School of Public Health graduation ceremony on June 1, 2017.
Washington, DC – The Korea Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act (H.R. 1644) passed the House of Representatives yesterday by a vote of 419 to 1. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, supported this bipartisan legislation to modify and increase the President’s authority to impose sanctions on persons who violate certain U.N.
Patchogue, NY - Regarding outer beach access at Smith Point County Park, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released a statement today to clear up some extremely misleading statements now being circulated by two members of the Suffolk County Legislature and a political candidate serving as an aide to one of those County Legislators.
Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) just voted YES on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), which passed the House of Representatives, to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare. After this vote, the Congressman released the following statement:
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The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $2.4 million grant to complete runway maintenance work at the Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last week, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin continued his effort to block a proposed Iran nuclear deal, co-sponsoring two resolutions in the House.
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.
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.
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.