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March 9, 2018 Press Release
The Northeast Rail Corridor is the region’s backbone. It is the most heavily used passenger rail line in the United States serving more than 750,000 people every day on more than 2,200 intercity and commuter trains. The Northeast Rail Corridor is a moneymaker for Amtrak and the Federal Government. In 2016, nearly 3.5 million riders spent $593.7 million on seats on the high-speed Acela Express between Union Station in Washington and South Station in Boston.
March 8, 2018 Press Release

Reps. Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Courtney (D, CT-2) receive the National Sea Grant Award.

March 8, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Zeldin with Chairman of the Long Island Wine Council and NY-1 constituent Steve Bate.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Josh Gottheimer (D, NJ-5) today led a bipartisan letter urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to enforce the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) with respect to Qatar’s media outlet Al Jazeera. The bipartisan letter was signed by Rep. Lee Zeldin (NY-1), Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rep. Steve Chabot (OH-1), Rep.


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.