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January 12, 2018 Press Release
Plum Island is beloved by our local community with 90% of the land sheltered from development. Plum Island offers Long Island a diverse wildlife and ecosystem and a critical habitat for migratory birds, marine mammals, and rare plants. Plum Island is also an essential cultural and historical resource as well, with recorded history dating back to the 1700s. I applaud Judge Jurley’s decision to allow the lawsuit to preserve Plum Island to continue forward.
January 10, 2018 Press Release
While the delay of deliveries caused by sharing a zip code is a nuisance and heavily impacts residents’ quality of life, above all else, it is a safety hazard.These packages can hold important goods like medications, which are critical for a person's health and well-being.
January 5, 2018 Press Release
I support an energy strategy that secures American energy independence and drives down costs. On Long Island, however, our waterways are our way of life, and drilling off of Long Island is unacceptable and counterproductive to the well-being of our communities.
December 30, 2017 Press Release
The Iranian people are fed up with Iran’s dictatorial regime’s brutal domestic tactics, dangerous foreign policy, and non-existent economic progress. Instead of caring for its own people, the Iranian regime has dedicated itself to maintaining its title as the world’s largest state sponsor of terror, seeking to appease domestic hardliners that keep them in power.
December 30, 2017 Press Release

It was an honor to have just spent my third consecutive Christmas in the Middle East with our nation’s troops and diplomats stationed overseas. In 2015, I joined our service members in Iraq and Kuwait, and in 2016, I visited them in Afghanistan and Qatar. This past Christmas, I traveled to Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Jordan. 


In The News

August 17, 2017 In The News

Eastport, NY - August 17, 2017 - 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.

August 14, 2017 In The News

PATCHOGUE - A soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart on Friday.

Pfc. Roy B. DeWitt was shot in the foot in Holland and became a prisoner of war. He died in 1944 and was buried in Belgium.

August 14, 2017 In The News

To the Editor:

Anyone associating themselves with the KKK and Nazism is associating themselves with hatred, bigotry, racism, intolerance and a tremendously inhumane past filled with horrible evil. This is one of the extremes that exist in our society that has a long history of trying to tear us apart.

August 11, 2017 In The News

Hauppauge, NY - August 11, 2017 - On August 10, 2017, New York Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY-01) visited bicycle product manufacturer Finish Line Technologies to learn more about the economic impact of the $88 billion U.S. bicycle industry and to discuss important federal policies that affect bike business.

August 9, 2017 In The News

On Monday, August 7, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted Mobile Office Hours at the Mastic Fire House in Mastic. At the Mobile Office Hours, Congressman Zeldin was able to meet with many NY-1 constituents to discuss a wide range of issues, such as the National Flood Insurance Program, veterans’ affairs, and health care.

August 8, 2017 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill July 25 to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder for the second time.

August 7, 2017 In The News

The Mastic Fire Department was Congressman Lee Zeldin's mobile office on Monday where he talked to his constituents one-on-one.

Zeldin has hosted these mobile office hours for several years since he was in the Senate. He says it's a good opportunity to bring his office to the constituents and hear about important issues.

August 7, 2017 In The News

On Long Island, so much of our economy and way of life are connected to the water around us. Fishing is a treasured part of our identities as Long Islanders.

August 7, 2017 In The News

Stony Brook University has received a nearly $170,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support marine science and fisheries research. The money will be used to improve management of protected species of fish and marine mammals within what is called the Northeast United States Large Marine Ecosystem.

July 29, 2017 In The News

SOUTHOLD, NY — A joyful crowd beaming with pride filled Brecknock Hall in Greenport Saturday morning as six Boy Scouts from Troop 6 in Southold earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout at their Court of Honor.

So many beaming parents and friends attended the event that they spilled out of the front door and filled every corner of the graceful space.