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Former NY-01 congressman announces launch of strategy, public relations & crisis management firm, ‘Zeldin Strategies’

by Mar 22, 2023
Former Rep. Lee Zeldin has founded a new firm he says will “help individual and corporate clients expand, prosper, and maximize their full potential."

Zeldin concedes to Hochul, with a warning: Albany should take note of voter dissatisfaction

by Nov 9, 2022
“New Yorkers of all walks of life are sick of the attacks on their wallets, their safety, their freedoms and the quality of their kids’ education and are hitting their breaking point, as proven by these results,” Rep. Lee Zeldin said in a statement conceding the governor's election to Gov. Kathy Hochul.

Zeldin calls for peer-to-peer counseling program to aid troubled veterans nationwide

by Aug 5, 2022
Rep. Lee Zeldin today called for passage of a bill he sponsored in March to nationalize the New York State veteran peer-to-peer program, which grew out of a pilot program Zeldin spearheaded while a state senator in 2012.

Zeldin puts political ambition above facts as he peddles mythical impacts of ‘cashless bail’ in NY

by Jul 28, 2022
Opinion: Rep. Lee Zeldin blames "cashless bail," for New York's rise in crime since the start of the pandemic. The facts and data show otherwise, but he doesn't care. His claims play well with a frightened public and he eagerly stokes their fears to win their votes.

Man wearing spiked plastic knuckles attempts to strike Zeldin during campaign stop upstate

by Jul 22, 2022
A 43-year-old man was charged with attempted assault after attempting to strike Rep. Lee Zeldin while wearing plastic knuckles during a Zeldin campaign stop upstate yesterday,

Zeldin wins Republican primary race for governor

by Jun 29, 2022
Rep. Lee Zeldin won the Republican nomination for governor in Tuesday’s primary election, cruising to victory with more than 44% of the vote cast in a field of four contenders.

No more ‘thoughts and prayers’

by May 26, 2022
Opinion: No, gun control laws won’t prevent all gun violence. And yes, every mass shooter is by definition mentally ill. But focusing on one of these to the exclusion of the other is as effective as “thoughts and prayers” are for healing the hearts of grieving parents, siblings and other family members of the 19 little children and their teachers whose bodies were shredded by hundreds of rounds of bullets in a Texas classroom this week. It does next to nothing. And that's exactly what the gun lobby wants.

Rep. Lee Zeldin wins state Republican nod for governor at party convention

by Mar 2, 2022
First Congressional District Rep. Lee Zeldin officially became the New York State Republican Party’s designated candidate for governor yesterday at its convention in Garden City.

Zeldin: Hochul must do more to expand COVID testing

by Dec 30, 2021
Rep. Lee Zeldin and a number of New York State Republican officials today criticized the Hochul administration’s pandemic response, which Zeldin said has exhibited “utter incompetence.”

In the spirit of the season, let’s embrace unity

by Dec 23, 2021
While more than a thousand local residents attended a soccer tournament at Stotzky Park to mourn, to heal and to bring our community together, Lee Zeldin attended an event across town designed to divide and demonize members of our community.
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