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November 16, 2020 Press Release

Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

October 31, 2020 Press Release

The fight against coronavirus is unlike any our country has faced before. However, working with all levels of government in a non-partisan way, we will emerge from this battle stronger than ever.

October 12, 2020 Press Release

It was John Adams who said, “Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity and happiness of the people.” Unfortunately, as we witnessed US cities deteriorate into lawlessness, the erosion of public safety in New York was particularly striking. 

September 21, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined his New York colleagues in urging the restoration of funds withheld from the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) for health care provided to 9/11 first responders due to unpaid federal debt held by the City of New York. The withholding of payments started in 2004.
September 21, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted a virtual Coffee with Your Congressman, during which Congressman Zeldin answered questions from constituents and took part in a substantive discussion regarding a variety of issues
September 18, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Co-Chair of the National Labs Caucus, along with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar, Director of Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) Doon Gibbs, President of Stony Brook University Maurie McInnis, Senator Chuck Schumer, scientists from Brookhaven National Lab and other stakeholders, launched the Electron Ion Collider (EIC) project at BNL.
September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Congressman Bill Foster (D, IL-11), Co-Chairs of the National Labs Caucus, introduced the Quantum Network Infrastructure Act of 2020


In The News

September 5, 2017 In The News

It was the busy Labor Day Weekend, and Southold Fish Market owner Charlie Manwaring had been forced to stock his popular East End restaurant and market with out-of-state fluke for the first time in recent memory.

August 30, 2017 In The News

Republicans from New York and New Jersey are pledging unconditional support for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey. But their resentment lingers.

August 30, 2017 In The News

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the Eastport Fire District has been awarded a $313,334 grant for communication equipment through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Funding from this regional grant will be used at the Eastport, East Moriches and Westhampton Beach Fire Districts.

August 30, 2017 In The News

East Hampton Town officials met last Monday with representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration to discuss concerns about the East Hampton Airport in advance of the town’s plans to petition the FAA to gain control over restrictions at the airport.

August 30, 2017 In The News

Over 150 residents and elected officials at virtually every level of government turned out for a public hearing last week to testify about the need for additional at grade railroad crossings in the Tri Hamlet peninsula.

August 29, 2017 In The News

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County has been awarded a $120,000 grant that will be used toward removing derelict fishing gear from Long Island Sound, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) announced Tuesday.

The Community-based Marine Debris Removal Grant is from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

August 28, 2017 In The News

All she is saying is “give decency a chance.”

Before leaving on a summer vacation exploring the United States late last month, New York graphics designer Lisa Cholnoky dropped 535 letters at her post office, one for every member of Congress.

August 23, 2017 In The News

Patchogue, NY - August 23, 2017 - On Friday, August 11, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) toured the Best Buy location in Patchogue as the next stop of this month’s NY-1 Economic Growth Tour.

August 18, 2017 In The News

Port Jefferson, NY - August 18, 2017 - On Friday, August 18, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) attended a “Coffee with Your Congressman” restaurant roundtable at PJ’s Lobster House in Port Jefferson, hosted by the National Restaurant Association and New York State Restaurant Association, to meet with several local restaurant operators. 

August 18, 2017 In The News
New York State yesterday filed a federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s designation of a third permanent open water disposal site in eastern Long Island Sound.