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March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement on one of the key ways forward following the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) ruling that qualified grants received under Suffolk County’s Septic Improvement Program are taxable income of the homeowner:

March 2, 2020 Press Release
HOLBROOK, NY - On Saturday, February 29, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined Manorville Community Ambulance for its Annual Installation Dinner at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. During the installation, Congressman Zeldin swore in Chief Lenny Schnall and Assistant Chief Fredis Guerra.
February 27, 2020 Press Release
I’ve had the honor of working closely with the Army Corps throughout my time in Congress to secure approvals and funding for so many important projects, and it’s appalling that some are attempting to manufacture partisan political attacks against the efforts of these hard working men and women.
February 26, 2020 Press Release
PATCHOGUE, NY - On Monday, February 24, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), held a meeting in his Patchogue office with his Education Advisory Committee comprised of local education leaders, including local public and private K-12 and higher education administrators, to discuss the Department of Energy’s recently announced $2 billion Electron-Ion Collider project coming to Brookhaven National Lab, higher education, student loan debt, and other education related topics.
February 25, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project continues to move forward and is now in its design phase. FIMP is an over $1 billion project that includes funding for essential dredging and shoreline projects spanning 83 miles of coastline, 80% of which is in the First Congressional District.

February 25, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced Stony Brook University has been awarded five grants through the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health totaling over $2.8 million in funding, including $1,995,417 for cancer research, $402,786 for youth mental health treatment, and $428,729 for allergy, immunology, and transplantation research.

February 24, 2020 Press Release
SMITHTOWN, NY - On Friday, February 21, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted a Coffee With Your Congressman Town Hall at the Millennium Diner in Smithtown. During the event, Rep. Zeldin answered questions from constituents and took part in a substantive discussion regarding a variety of issues affecting our country and New York’s First Congressional District.
February 24, 2020 Press Release

It is an honor to represent New York’s First Congressional District - the greatest Congressional District in the country - and fight for the priorities most important to Long Islanders in our nation’s capital. As we enter a new decade, the start of this year has already marked great victories for our communities, but we’re just getting started. 

February 18, 2020 Press Release
PATCHOGUE, NY - On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met with Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr. to discuss how every level of government can best work together to combat gang violence on Long Island.


In The News

June 29, 2017 In The News

WESTHAMPTON, NY — Francis S. Gabreski Airport is about to get even safer, thanks to federal funding secured for infrastructure improvements.

June 28, 2017 In The News

Long Island, NY - June 28, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the Centers for  Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new policy for complex rehabilitative power wheelchairs and related accessories. This policy change helps ensure that disabled individuals have access to quality and affordable medical devices which they rely upon for day to day living.

June 25, 2017 In The News

Brookhaven officials disabled the town’s website Sunday to determine if it had been accessed by a pro-ISIS group.

June 23, 2017 In The News

The House Financial Services Committee approved another bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act, which would open flood insurance to the private insurers.

June 22, 2017 In The News

Long Island, NY - June 22, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, released a statement today calling for full funding of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (S. 524), or CARA, in Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations legislation.

June 21, 2017 In The News

The financial meltdown of 2008 left our economy in shambles. Millions of Americans were negatively impacted, many right within our home state, with so many people losing their jobs, having their homes foreclosed upon, and ultimately left in a state of dire financial uncertainty.

June 21, 2017 In The News

Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D, NY-12) and Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) members of the House Financial Services Committee, announced on June 15 that their bipartisan bill, the NFIP Policyholder Protection Act (H.R.

June 20, 2017 In The News

North Korea should be hit with severe economic sanctions following the tragic death of Otto Warmbier, Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., a member of the House Financial Services and Foreign Affairs Committees, told Newsmax TV.

June 16, 2017 In The News

Stony Brook, NY - June 16, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that Stony Brook University was awarded $822,419 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding will be used in the development of hardware and software platforms used for pervasive edge sensing and computing.

June 15, 2017 In The News

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin of Shirley has introduced the NFIP Policyholder Protection Act, a federal bill that, if passed, would grant premium reductions to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders who enact flood mitigation activities.