Washington, DC – The House of Representatives just passed the bipartisan Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 244) to fund the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017. Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) voted YES on this budget agreement struck between President Donald Trump and Congress.
Just some of the very important highlights of this legislation include:
Washington, DC – Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released a statement today in support of President Donald Trump’s recent Executive Order creating an “Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at VA.”
Op-ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01)
One of the greatest privileges of serving in Congress is getting to meet so many amazing constituents remarkably interested in engaging in productive, substantive exchanges of ideas in order to improve the direction of our island, state and nation.
Washington, DC – Rep.
Washington, DC – Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee, just released the following statement on United States Attorney General Jeff Session’s visit to Central Islip today:
Washington, DC – Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee, attended a subcommittee hearing today entitled “Safeguarding the Financial System from Terrorist Financing,” where Mr. Jamal El-Hindi testified, the Acting Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Washington, DC – Rep. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Rep. Grace Meng (D, NY-6) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives this week, to recognize Israeli-American heritage and the contributions of the Israeli American community.
Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that he has just reintroduced his bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder: The Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182).
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There’s a renewed push in the U.S. Congress for legislation to strengthen the federal government’s activities on Lyme disease, endemic on the North Fork, Shelter Island and all over Long Island.
Whether the drive can withstand pressure from the health insurance industry — which denies the existence of chronic Lyme disease and so avoids paying for its treatment — is an issue.
Rep. Lee Zeldin today announced he is formally requesting the U.S. Postmaster General to assign new zip codes to Flanders, Riverside and Northampton.
MEDFORD, N.Y. — Lee M. Zeldin, the freshman congressman from Long Island, has never been one to wait his turn.
Congressman Lee Zeldin wants farmers to identify legislation they have issues with and come to him with their concerns over regulations mandated by the federal government.
U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin introduced a resolution last week reaffirming the federal government’s commitment to tracking down the people responsible for the death of three Hampton Bays men in Serbia nearly 16 years ago.
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) hails from Long Island and previously served two terms in the New York state Senate before defeating incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) last fall. Prior to embarking on a political career, however, he served four years of active duty service in the United States Army. Today, he is happily married with two children and continues to serve as a Major in the U.S.
East Hampton's fight against helicopter noise reached the halls of Congress on Tuesday, as the House of Representatives passed an amendment meant to shield town officials from being penalized for enacting local air-traffic restrictions.
ALBANY—The first piece of legislation Rep. Lee Zeldin introduced since his election to Congress was an amendment to an education law that would allow states to withdraw from the Common Core standards without jeopardizing federal funding.
Zeldin’s experience in the State Senate last year inspired the legislation, he told Capital in a phone interview.
WASHINGTON -- Long Island's freshman Rep. Lee Zeldin, the only Jewish Republican in Congress, is emerging as a front-line spokesman for the GOP's hawkish views on Israel amid an intensified focus on U.S. policies in the Middle East.
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C - NY-1), sent a letter to Howie Mann from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) earlier this month, requesting the Cross Sound Enhancement Project be removed as a part of the NYMTC Regional Freight Plan.
In the letter, Zeldin expressed his concern on the plan which would move 3,000 trucks from I-95 in Connecticut to the North Fork.