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January 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), David Cicilline (D, RI-1), Brain Mast (R, FL-18) and Brad Sherman (D, CA-30) urged Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres to implement the recommendations laid out in last year’s “Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief”
January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Grace Meng (D, NY-6) and Ted Deutch (D, FL-22) introduced a bipartisan resolution to commemorate 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. 

January 27, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced 35 local applicants from across New York’s First Congressional District as his nominations to the United States Service Academies.

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Following the discovery of a warehouse of unused disaster aid in Puerto Rico, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) today urged the House Committees on Homeland Security and Oversight and Government Reform to conduct an investigation into the mismanagement of disaster relief aid received by Puerto Rico. 

January 23, 2020 Press Release
CENTEREACH, NY - On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted Mobile Office Hours at the Centereach Fire Department in Centereach.
January 20, 2020 Press Release
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January 17, 2020 Press Release
PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $2,900,950 in Continuum of Care grants to local homeless assistance programs across New York’s First Congressional District
January 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined Representatives Scott Perry (R, PA-10), Greg Murphy (R, NC-3), and Dan Crenshaw (R, TX-2) in introducing the TREAT PTSD Act to provide veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) access at VA facilities to a lifesaving treatment, known as stellate ganglion block (SGB) therapy. 

January 16, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the U.S.

January 16, 2020 Press Release

PATCHOGUE, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced the U.S.

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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.

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