Fighting for Women | Congressman Lee Zeldin

Fighting for Women

✔️Supporting the Violence Against Women Act.

✔️Assisting individuals with metastatic breast cancer, by pushing for the elimination of waiting periods for disability insurance benefits and Medicare coverage.

✔️Advocating for expectant mothers’ access to quality and affordable maternity care and enhancing treatment programs for pregnant and postpartum moms struggling with substance abuse.

✔️Protecting healthcare coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions.

✔️Fighting to drive down the cost of prescription drugs.

✔️Supporting and helping lead the successful effort to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

✔️Working to improve our VA facilities to better provide for our nation’s female veterans through the Women Veteran Access to Quality Care Act.

✔️Encouraging women owned businesses that bolster our local economy, by championing the INSPIRE Women Act and Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act.

✔️Closing the wage gap, by fighting for the WAGE Equity Act.

✔️Enhancing education programs for young girls, by advocating for the Protecting Girls’ Access to Education Act and Keeping Girls in School Act. 

✔️Addressing the growing student loan debt crisis, by introducing the ExCEL Act, which would establish affordable, income-based repayment methods molded to individuals’ needs.

✔️Helping families save for childcare, by raising the amount of pre-tax dollars families can put in Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts.