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May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) just issued the following statement after President Trump announced the United States will withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Peter King (R, NY-2) sent a letter to the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review James McHenry, requesting he open on Long Island one of the 75 new immigration courts to reduce case backlog and address gang violence.

May 7, 2018 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY- Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after several women came forward with sexual assault claims against New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: 

May 7, 2018 Press Release

April was an important month on many fronts. My Adult Day Health Care bill was passed and signed into law for our disabled veterans, my request for an emergency dredge of the Moriches Inlet was granted by the Army Corps, and my FAA reauthorization amendment was passed by the House of Representatives to reassess the flawed North Shore Helicopter Route.

May 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin’s (R, NY-1) House Joint Resolution 132, the House companion to Senate Joint Resolution 57, which passed the Senate on April 18, has been

May 3, 2018 Press Release
This ‘deal’ is no victory for New York fishermen and is worse than status quo with other states receiving an increase. New York continues to roll over for the ASMFC while New York fishermen get screwed. I will not pull the wool over the eyes of hardworking New York fishermen and claim victory. Any deal on behalf of New York fishermen needs to place them on a level playing field with New Jersey and Connecticut, and this deal, cementing a quota cut for local fishermen in comparison to other states, is not equitable. I will not accept anything less than what New York fishermen, both recreational and commercial, deserve – parity.


In The News

June 9, 2017 In The News

There is no greater friend, ally, and strategic partner to the United States than Israel. It is so important that we do everything in our power to ensure that this historically sacred relationship is not only preserved, but strengthened in the months, years and decades ahead. As part of this effort, the United States should move our embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

June 1, 2017 In The News

President Trump put on hold Thursday a prominent campaign pledge to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, signing a waiver that keeps it in Tel Aviv while insisting it is only a temporary delay.

June 1, 2017 In The News

SOUTHOLD, NY — The Federal Aviation Administration has dismissed a petition by the Town of Southold regarding a decision to extend the North Shore helicopter route through 2020 that the town believes is in violation of federal law.

May 31, 2017 In The News

A local resident was recently inducted into the New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame by local Senator John Brooks.

Sgt. Morris Miller, a 47 year resident of Massapequa, was recognized for his remarkable service and sacrifice to the nation.

He was inducted during a ceremony held at the New York State Capitol in Albany on May 16.

May 31, 2017 In The News

The Federal Aviation Administration has dismissed Southold Town’s petition asking the agency to require East End-bound helicopters to use the FAA-established South Shore Route.

The FAA notified the town of its decision in a letter dated May 16 to Southold Supervisor Scott Russell.

May 30, 2017 In The News

Southampton, NY - May 23, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that $4,743,060 in federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been awarded to the Town of Southampton to repair the historic Old Ponquogue Trestle Bridge that was damaged during Super Storms Sandy and Irene.

May 24, 2017 In The News

New York, NY - May 24, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that his bipartisan legislation (H.R.

May 24, 2017 In The News

Overdue repairs to the old Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays could begin toward the end of summer now that Southampton Town has received final approval—and nearly $5 million in funding—from the federal government.

May 19, 2017 In The News

One day, ideally in the not-too-distant future, when Congress finally passes major legislation to curb carbon emissions — to reduce the environmental and economic harm caused by climate change — Americans will owe a big thank you to the perseverance and discipline of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby.

May 18, 2017 In The News

As the federal government’s plans to sell Plum Island chug along in snail-paced time, the East End’s county legislators, town supervisors and village mayors are asking New York State to intervene.