Media Center | Congressman Lee Zeldin

Media Center

Latest News

June 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the U.S. economy added 2.5 million jobs in the month of May with the unemployment rate declining to 13.3%:

June 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force and Opening Up America Again Congressional Group, is calling for House passage of the Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Emergency Situations Act (H.R. 6433), which he cosponsors.

June 2, 2020 Press Release
Congratulations to Victoria Havens, the first place winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for the First Congressional District.
June 1, 2020 Press Release

Op-ed by Congressman Lee Zeldin

May 29, 2020 Press Release
HAUPPAUGE, NY - On Friday, May 29, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Island Harvest and Long Island Cares
May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement on the death of George Floyd:

May 26, 2020 Press Release

BROOKHAVEN, NY - On Saturday, May 23, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) secured a donation of 6,000 masks, 1,500 KN95 masks and 4,500 3-ply surgical masks, from the Muslim American Leadership Alliance and Global Geeks, which were distributed to the Brookhaven Fire Department. 

May 20, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) launched his sixth annual Congressional Art Competition for local high school students. In light of the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus, this year’s art competition will be entirely online.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force and bipartisan Opening Up America Again Congressional Group, issued the following statement in advance of tomorrow’s House vote that Rep. Zeldin will be voting against on the current draft of Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion, over 1,800 page legislation:

Pages

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

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.

Pages