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December 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after the National Defense Authorization Act (S.

December 20, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after 96 individuals affiliated with MS-13 were charged in Suffolk County:

December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 385-41:

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after House Democrats rejected consideration of his amendment with Congressman Jodey Arrington (R, TX-19) to ensure small businesses would not be subject to a tax increase under H.R. 5377, barring the amendment from even being considered on the House floor. 

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met with newly-sworn in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson to request relief for residents whose quality of life has deteriorated due to the persistent issue of helicopter noise on the East End. 

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement on H.R. 5377, which would temporarily make changes to the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction until 2021, while permanently raising tax rates on individuals and small businesses.

December 16, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) provided the following statement after speaking this morning with Tom Asbery, Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps of Engineers, regarding the most recent washover on Dune Island just west of Shinnecock Inlet:

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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

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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