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November 4, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced Stony Brook University has been awarded three grants through the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health totaling over $1.7 million in funding, including $1,299,433 for cancer treatment research, $402,785 to research harnessing network science to personalize scalable interventions for adolescent dep

October 28, 2019 Press Release

PATCHOGUE - During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that The Retreat, which provides safety, shelter and support for victims of domestic abuse, on the East End of Long Island and throughout Suffolk County, has been awarded $450,000 to expand their transitional housing assistance facilities for victims of domestic violence. 

October 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Brenda Lawrence (D, MI-14), Will Hurd (R, TX-23), John Lewis (D, GA-5) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D, FL-23), co-chairs of the Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus, hosted the caucus’ official kick off event in our nation’s capital.

October 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus and one of only two Jewish Republicans in Congress, issued the following statement on the one year anniversary of the tragedy at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh:

October 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, issued the following statement on the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a result of a U.S. special forces operation:

October 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - This week, the House of Representatives passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act (H.R. 724), of which Congressman Zeldin, member of the bipartisan Animal Protection Caucus, is a proud cosponsor, to criminalize certain acts of animal cruelty.  

October 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, urged the U.S.

October 21, 2019 Press Release

While Washington is hallmarked today by unprecedented divisiveness, with House Democrats trying to take down a sitting President, Congress has the opportunity to rise above politics, work together, and deliver a decisive win for the American worker, end NAFTA, and pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  

October 20, 2019 Press Release
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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

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 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 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

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. 

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.

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