Washington, DC - On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in honor of Nicholas Lafond of Miller Place, NY, who passed away last month from a heroin overdose.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Americans awoke and prepared for what appeared to be a normal Tuesday, unaware that their lives, and their world, would soon be changed forever. Soon we would shockingly be thrown into a moment of total disbelief of the worst kind as the largest terrorist attack in history would be carried out on our homeland.
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Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-1) this week introduced new legislation in the House of Representatives, H.R. 3680, to make permanent a grant funding program that is expiring at the end of this year, the Supportive Services Veteran Families (SSVF) program, that provides financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing.
Washington, DC - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement ahead of the Trump Administration's announcement this morning on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New York, NY - May 24, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that his bipartisan legislation (H.R.
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.
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.
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.