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March 24, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force, just announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending 4,000 additional ventilators to New York State over the course of today and tomorrow.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

New York is the state hardest hit in the country by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, and containing its spread and combatting this outbreak must continue to be a whole-government, top-to-bottom approach. 

March 21, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force, urged the United States Senate to make a technical change that would free up over $6 billion in Medicaid funding for the State of New York as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

March 21, 2020 Press Release
During this outbreak, everyone’s first priority should be staying safe and healthy, and providing desperately needed relief for federal borrowers is an important step in the right direction
March 19, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) just announced that the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) issued this afternoon an emergency declaration making Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations in the State of New York, including Suffolk County.

March 18, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Congressional Bipartisan Coronavirus Task Force, applauded the House and Senate for passing and the President for signing the Families First Coronavirus Act (H.R. 6201) into law.

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In The News

July 28, 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 26, 2017 In The News

Two local estuaries are now a step closer to securing federal funding for the next fiscal year after some uncertainty about whether they’d be included in a final federal budget given cuts in Environmental Protection Agency appropriations proposed by the White House earlier this year. 

July 26, 2017 In The News

WESTHAMPTON, NY — A federal grant has been awarded to Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, home of the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard, to fund the first phase of construction to create a new air traffic control tower.

July 26, 2017 In The News

Long Island, NY - July 26, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the House of Representatives today passed his bipartisan bill, the Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182), which would prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder. H.R.

July 25, 2017 In The News

The House of Representatives has again passed a bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder.

The Plum Island Preservation Act, introduced by Rep. Lee Zeldin, had the unanimous support of the Long Island and Connecticut House delegations, as well as a coalition of over 65 local and national environmental groups, Zeldin said in a press release.

July 25, 2017 In The News

Funding for the Long Island Sound Program has been included in a key federal appropriations bill for 2018, Rep. Lee Zeldin announced yesterday.

July 25, 2017 In The News

High school students across New York’s 1st Congressional District will have the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge.

July 21, 2017 In The News

Long Island, NY - July 21, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the House of Representatives is expected to vote next week on his bipartisan bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder: The Plum Island Preservation Act (H.R. 2182).

July 21, 2017 In The News

The House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade recently advanced legislation that aims to establish international border security standards to close security gaps that could potentially allow foreign terrorist fighters to travel internationally.

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