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In Congress: Actions taken by our federal lawmakers last week

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Here’s a summary of actions taken by federal lawmakers representing the local community in Washington, D.C. during the week just ended. Source: Congress.gov website.

In Congress: Actions taken by our federal lawmakers last week

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Votes and bills sponsored by Rep. Lee Zeldin, Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the week just ended.

In the new minority: Rep. Lee Zeldin’s first day of his third term in Congress

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For the first time since taking office in 2015, Zeldin is a member of the minority caucus, after Democrats took control of the House, 235-199 in the 2018 midterm elections. He voted with the Republican minority on all roll call votes yesterday, including controversial appropriations bills offered by Democrats to end the partial government shutdown.

Democratic Congressional candidates Calone, Throne-Holst square off in debate

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The two Democrats who want a shot at the First Congressional District seat held by freshman Republican Lee Zeldin mostly agree on what the...

Southampton Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst seeking Democratic nomination for Congress, won’t seek re-election

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Freshman Congressman Lee Zeldin could be in for a heated battle next year. Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst is seeking the Democratic nod to challenge...

Our new congressman sworn in, casts first votes in House last week

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Rep. Lee Zeldin took the oath of office as a member of the 114th Congress last week and casted his first votes in the House of Representatives.
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