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July 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, issued a statement today on the 20th anniversary of the 1999 executions of NY-1 residents, Ylli, Agron and Mehmet Bytyqi, who resided in Hampton Bays, New York.

July 3, 2019 Press Release
Even when cell phones, internet, and electricity cease to function, T-band is the last line of defense, and selling off this spectrum would not only be a disservice to our nation’s first responders and the millions of Americans they serve, but to our nation’s taxpayers.
July 1, 2019 Press Release
The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that approximately 20 veterans a day take their own life, oftentimes plagued with the invisible wounds of war we have come to know as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
June 27, 2019 Press Release
This is especially critical in communities on Long Island where the median home price is higher. Our nation’s veterans are the reason we have the opportunity to live in the greatest country in the world, and this law is an important part of ensuring they have the opportunity to live out the very American dream they fought so valiantly to protect.
June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D, NY-12) secured committee passage of their bipartisan provisions as part of the House Financial Services Committee’s passage of the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3167), which now heads to the House floor for a full House vote. 

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – During the House’s consideration this evening of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (H.R.

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Language Congressman Zeldin (R, NY-1) introduced alongside Representatives Bill Pascrell (D, NJ-9), Brian Fitzpatrick (R, PA-1), Peter King (R, NY-2), and Josh Gottheimer (D, NJ-5) to fully fund the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) program was unanimously adopted into the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2019 (H.R. 3055).

June 24, 2019 Press Release
Lou is an American hero, but his spirit and grit is representative of the thousands of 9/11 first responders who have fallen ill. For them and for our nation, Congress needs to do its job and pass H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes Act, which would fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
I rise today to recognize Lou Alvarez - an incredible patriot, Long Islander and 9/11 first responder who inspired so many just last week in front of the House Judiciary Committee in support of the Never Forget the Heroes Act.


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

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