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December 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Suffolk County Police Detective William Maldonado posthumously received the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing. Detective Maldonado was one of 19 law enforcement officers and deputies from 12 jurisdictions to receive the award from across the country.  

December 2, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Carney was an incredible man who fought tirelessly for his constituents every day. Even before his life in politics, his commitment to serving his country and community never wavered. Congressman Carney will be remembered for his strength, integrity, and commitment to his district and nation, and there is no place he loved more than Long Island. Now, every time someone enters the Congressman Bill Carney Post Office, his legacy will be remembered forever.
December 2, 2019 Press Release
Since coming to Congress, I’ve worked with Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps of Engineers Colonel Thomas Asbery and his incredible team to secure desperately needed victories for our Congressional District, whether it’s moving the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) plan closer to implementation or securing emergency east end projects.
November 30, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - On Saturday, November 30, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and his family marched in the Village of Patchogue’s 57th Annual Christmas Parade alongside other local officials. 

November 30, 2019 Press Release

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NEW YORK - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the start of beach renourishment along the ocean side of Dune Road in Westhampton Beach. This project provides for a protective beach berm and dune, providing protection for Westhampton Beach west of Groin 15 and affected mainland communities of Moriches Bay.

November 26, 2019 Press Release
PATCHOGUE, NY - On Monday, November 25, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met in his Patchogue District Office with the Superintendent of Fire Island National Seashore (FINS) Alexcy Romero, during which they discussed the William Floyd Estate, vehicle access to Fire Island beaches, the Watch Hill concession rebuild, and much more.
November 26, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - On Monday, November 25, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met with members of his Business Advisory Committee to discuss Long Island businesses’ top priorities, including the availability of H-2B visas, the need for tax relief, and ways Congress can help local businesses stay and thrive in our communities. 

November 26, 2019 Press Release

HAMPTONS BAYS, NY - On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works William Hillman carried out a site visit of Dune Road following multiple recent storms that caused severe damage to the dunes along the ocean side and led to severe flooding and a near breach of the barrier island just west of Shinnecock Inlet w


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.