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February 14, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Congressman Tom Suozzi (D, NY-3) announced that United Veterans Beacon House (UVBH) has been awarded a 5-year contract to operate the homeless shelter in Building 11 at the Northport VA Medical Center.

February 14, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the Town of Brookhaven will receive over $5 million in federal grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to support a variety of affordable housing initiatives. 

February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met with Fred Sganga, Executive Director of the Long Island State Veterans Home and Legislative Officer of the National Association of State Veterans Homes, and Jonathan C.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and member of the House Committee on Financial Services., introduced the Neutralizing Unfair Chinese Export Subsidies Act of 2020

February 10, 2020 Press Release

It’s only been a month since New York’s law took effect allowing for the immediate release of criminals without bail, but too many New Yorkers have already witnessed the ramifications of this dangerous law first-hand. 

February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 4305, the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act, which he cosponsors. H.R. 4305 authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy.

February 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Co-Chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, released the following statement following House passage of the Never Again Education Act (H.R. 943)
January 31, 2020 Press Release
PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced World War II Veteran William Schlosser of East Patchogue as his guest to the President’s State of the Union Address.

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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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