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January 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) urged state officials to take steps to ensure that as our deployed troops are fighting for our nation abroad they are not forced to surrender their parental rights at home.  

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January 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Congressional PFAS Task Force, issued the following statement after voting in favor of the PFAS Action Act of 2019 (H.R. 535), which would regulate per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and assist local communities in cleaning up water contamination: 

January 9, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Co-Chair of the National Labs Caucus, announced the Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) in Upton, New York, as the home of DOE’s Electron-Ion Collider (EIC).

January 6, 2020 Press Release

Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

 Hanukkah 2019 will be remembered for a sick amount of violent anti-Semitic attacks in and around New York City, attacks that are fueled by raw hate, feckless leadership, a culture of acceptance, lack of proper education, and the promotion of anti-Semitism.

January 6, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a solicitation of bids for the West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) Dune Road Project.

January 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement on the death of Qassim Soleimani, head of Iran’s Quds Force, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike at Baghdad International Airport.

December 29, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement regarding last night’s stabbing attack at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York: 

December 26, 2019 Press Release

(Upper left) Rep. Zeldin with 106th Rescue Wing Airman Eric VanDyne from Mattituck. 


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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

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.

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.

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.