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July 10, 2020 Press Release
On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined Brookhaven Highway Superintendent Daniel Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner to mark the completion of the Groundwater Protection Project at Broadway Beach in Rocky Point.
July 10, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, issued a statement today on the 21st anniversary of the 1999 executions of NY-1 residents, Ylli, Agron and Mehmet Bytyqi, who resided in Hampton Bays, New York.

July 10, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) project is moving forward following this morning’s signing of the Report of the Chief of Engineers, which signals a significant milestone in the approval process. The Chief’s Report is now transmitted to Congress for additional authorization and funding.

July 7, 2020 Press Release
On Monday, July 7, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined the Smithtown Fire Department, Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim, and other local elected officials and community residents to honor 15-year-old Smithtown resident Hailee Hurtado who is credited with evacuating her family
July 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) has recommended that President Donald Trump implement Congressman Zeldin’s legislation, the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Program Act (H.R.

June 22, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined Congressman Tom Suozzi (D, NY-3) in championing legislation (H.R. 7280), which would undo a ruling by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that Suffolk County residents are liable to pay taxes on county grants used to upgrade their aging septic tanks. 

June 11, 2020 Press Release
PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the final sand placement for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project was completed by Weeks Marine.
June 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and a bipartisan group of his colleagues just introduced the Great American Outdoors Act (H.R. 7092) to fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and address priority repair needs in our national parks and other land management agencies. 

June 9, 2020 Press Release
HAUPPAUGE, NY - On Monday, June 8, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin joined Suffolk County healthcare workers, firefighters, Congressman Peter King, (R, NY-2), Suffolk County Legislator Anthony Piccirillo and other elected officials
June 5, 2020 Press Release
PATCHOGUE, NY - On Thursday, June 4, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force

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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

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 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 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.

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