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October 19, 2017 Press Release

Southampton, NY - On October 18, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) participated in a Facebook Live Q&A, which was moderated by Joe Shaw, Executive Editor of 27east, on a range of issues, including foreign affairs, healthcare, and veterans, among more. You can watch and listen to the conversation below.

October 16, 2017 Press Release

“In 1958, the Federal Perkins Loan Program, originally known as the National Defense Student Loan Program, was enacted by Congress during the height of the Cold War in response to our country’s need to create a more educated workforce and regain our competitive edge in the areas of math, science and technology.  This very first student loan program provided financial assistance to thousands of

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced his decision not to recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Nuclear Deal.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY) announced today that his bill, the Flexible VA Loan Guarantee Act (H.R. 815) passed the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity unanimously with bipartisan support on October 11, 2017.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today questioned former Obama administration official Jake Sullivan on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Nuclear Deal, during a committee hearing titled, “Confronting the Full Range of Iranian Threats.” 

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released a statement today in support of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announced position that he would take legal action against federal regulators and regional fishery management councils if an equitable quota for New York’s fluke fishing is not reached in meetings being held this December between the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atla

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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

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 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 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

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is making another attempt to secure justice for three Hampton Bays brothers who were murdered by the Serbian government while on a humanitarian aid mission 18 years ago during the Kosovo War.

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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