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April 15, 2019 Press Release
The $10,000 cap on State and Local Tax Deductions was a punch in the gut to many itemizers who already subsidize so many other states around the nation and who are now contributing even more.
April 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the introduction of the Protecting U.S. Heritage Abroad Act (H.R. 2194), bipartisan legislation to expand the current mandate of the U.S.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and co-Chairman of the House Republican Israel Caucus, issued the following statement following the United States government’s denial of entry to Founder of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement Omar Barghouti:

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and other Members of Congress were joined by small businesses from New York’s First Congressional District and around the country in calling for permanent H-2B visa reform.

April 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Eliot Engel (D, NY-16), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, reintroduced legislation (H.Con.Res.32) calling for justice following the 1999 executions of NY-1 residents, Ylli, Agron and Mehmet Bytyqi, who resided in Hampton Bays, New York,

April 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 829, legislation introduced by Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) to honor the life and legacy of Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth by renaming in his honor the Post Office in his hometown of Mastic, New York.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
This year marks the 70th anniversary of NATO, and today’s address was an important reminder of the vital role this historic alliance plays in maintaining peace both at home and abroad and in fostering democracy around the world. This critical transatlantic bond was born from the ashes of World War II, founded on the principle of mutual defense and commitment to thwarting the unprecedented loss of life that marked the 20th century.
April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, met with Acting Foreign Minister of Albania for Europe and Foreign Affairs Gent Cajak and Albanian Ambassador to the United States Floreta Faber to discuss Albania’s 2020 Chairmanship of the Organization for Security

April 1, 2019 Press Release

Long Island faces many unique challenges not experienced in most other parts of the country, such as high local property taxes, unaffordable energy costs and a skyrocketing cost of living. These challenges have chased Long Islanders and opportunities away from our home here on the island.

March 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen decided to allocate an additional 30,000 H-2B visas for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2019.

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In The News

October 16, 2015 In The News

Nearly two weeks after President Barack Obama signed a bill aimed at stemming the suicide rate among veterans with post-traumatic stress, Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and both of Long Island's Republican congressmen are due in Bay Shore Monday to hail its passage.

October 16, 2015 In The News

Congressman Lee Zeldin and Senator Chuck Schumer have have re-introduced Mr. Schumer’s long-languishing “Fluke Fairness Bill,” an attempt to reform the current federal fluke fishing regulations that leave New York fishermen at the short end of the catching spectrum.

October 16, 2015 In The News

Congressman Lee Zeldin asked the Federal Aviation Administration to do its part in reducing helicopter noise on the East End before the busy summer season in a letter he sent last week. 

October 16, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin has reintroduced a bill that would reverse the federal government's planned sale of Plum Island.

Congress in 2008 ordered the government to sell the 840-acre island to the highest bidder, as officials prepare to move the livestock disease laboratory there to a new facility in Kansas.

October 16, 2015 In The News

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin this week introduced his first bill as a congressman, a call to eliminate a limit on the amounts of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs home loans for veterans.

October 16, 2015 In The News

Eastern Long Island’s incoming freshman congressman will fill four prominent roles in the U.S. House of Representatives as soon as he is sworn into office next month.

January 21, 2015 In The News

By Alexa Gorman   Jan 18, 2015 9:33 AM

January 6, 2015 In The News
An article about the 114th United States Congress.

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