One of my highest local priorities over the past 18 months has been to protect one of our local treasures, Plum Island. In 2008, a federal law was enacted requiring Plum Island to be sold by the federal government to the highest bidder. The current law is the wrong path forward, because it does not provide for continued research, public access and permanent preservation.
Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, announced today that the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, or CARA, conference report (S. 524) was passed by the House with a bipartisan vote of 407-5. The House and Senate previously passed two similar versions of this bill, which Congressman Zeldin cosponsors.
Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement in response to the murder last night of 5 police officers in Dallas, Texas.
Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced today that another legislative proposal that he introduced in the House of Representatives to save Plum Island passed the House unanimously today with bipartisan support.
Southampton, NY – On July 4, 2016, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) marched in the Southampton Fourth of July Parade. The Congressman is pictured above during the parade.
Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) released the following statement after today’s announcement on the FBI investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: