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March 5, 2018 Press Release
It’s not car accidents. It’s not heart attacks. It’s drug overdoses that are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50. As a whole, our nation has been debilitated by the rise of the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic, and as heroin and opioids flood the streets of our communities on Long Island and across America, the issue continues to become increasingly personal. 
February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representatives Lee Zeldin (NY-1), Jim Jordan (OH-4), Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Francis Rooney (FL-19), Matt Gaetz (FL-1), Ted Budd (NC-13), Jody Hice (GA-10), Mark Meadows (NC-11), Scott Perry (PA-4), Paul Gosar (AZ-4), Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-1), Louie Gohmert (TX-1), and Dave Brat (VA-7) sent a letter to U.S.

February 28, 2018 Press Release
On the international stage, this legislation finally calls Hezbollah for what it is - a transnational criminal organization, one that for decades has funded their radical terrorist group by profiteering on money laundering, drug trafficking and other nefarious activities. This legislation that I have introduced with Congressman Ted Budd puts Hezbollah and all those who do business with them on notice. The United States will no longer stand idly by as Hezbollah pumps drugs onto our streets. We will root out Hezbollah’s complicit accomplices and topple their financial support network around the world.
February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON —Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Eliot Engel (D, NY-16), and Peter King (R, NY-2) yesterday introduced the “Don’t Break up the T-Band Act,” legislation that would repeal a provision of a 2012 law to allow law-enforcement, fire officials, and EMS to continue using the T-Band spectrum to operate their radios for day-to-day life saving operations.

February 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Co-Chairman of the House Republican Israel Caucus, issued the following statement after the United States Department of State announced the United States Embassy in Israel will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by May 14, 2018:


In The News

May 17, 2017 In The News

There are so many features of our local environment to enjoy on Long Island, between the Pine Barrens, nature rails, or the significant number of state parks and beaches scattered throughout our area. However, as a natural reality of our enjoyment of these treasures, we also have to contend with tick-borne illness, incidents of which skyrocket during the summer months.

May 8, 2017 In The News

NORTH FORK, NY — This week, Rep. Lee Zeldin released an op-ed he said is mean to address "the misinformation campaign targeting the American Health Care Act."

Here, in Zeldin's own words, is his op-ed "to address some of the highest profile lies," and his thoughts on the issue:

May 5, 2017 In The News

NORTH FORK, NY — Rep. Lee Zeldin has reintroduced a bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder

May 4, 2017 In The News

Representative Lee Zeldin has reintroduced the Plum Island Preservation Act, a bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the government to the highest bidder. The bipartisan bill passed the House in May 2016, but the Senate did not act on it, necessitating its reintroduction.

May 3, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Long Island will benefit from boosts in federal money for Long Island Sound, health research funding and defense contracts, as well as sustained spending on homeland security in the federal $1 trillion spending bill, local members of the House say.

May 3, 2017 In The News

Congressman Lee Zeldin has reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives to block the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder.

May 2, 2017 In The News

One of the greatest privileges of serving in Congress is getting to meet so many amazing constituents remarkably interested in engaging in productive, substantive exchanges of ideas in order to improve the direction of our island, state and nation.

May 2, 2017 In The News

The controversy over Palestinian Authority payments to convicted terrorists and their families is expected to be a top priority when President Trump meets with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on Wednesday, Fox News is told.

May 2, 2017 In The News

NEW YORK – U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representatives Lee Zeldin (NY-1), Tom Suozzi (NY-3) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill, which is set to pass Congress, includes $8 million in federal funding for the Long Island Sound program.

May 2, 2017 In The News

Rep. Lee Zeldin has reintroduced legislation to prevent the federal government from selling Plum Island to the highest bidder, as is required by current law.

The bipartisan measure passed the House of Representatives in the last session of Congress but stalled in the Senate.