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October 16, 2017 Press Release

“In 1958, the Federal Perkins Loan Program, originally known as the National Defense Student Loan Program, was enacted by Congress during the height of the Cold War in response to our country’s need to create a more educated workforce and regain our competitive edge in the areas of math, science and technology.  This very first student loan program provided financial assistance to thousands of

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced his decision not to recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Nuclear Deal.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY) announced today that his bill, the Flexible VA Loan Guarantee Act (H.R. 815) passed the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity unanimously with bipartisan support on October 11, 2017.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today questioned former Obama administration official Jake Sullivan on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Nuclear Deal, during a committee hearing titled, “Confronting the Full Range of Iranian Threats.” 

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released a statement today in support of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announced position that he would take legal action against federal regulators and regional fishery management councils if an equitable quota for New York’s fluke fishing is not reached in meetings being held this December between the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atla

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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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