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Outgoing Third District Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Protect our Children

Outgoing Third District Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Protect our Children

New Law Protects Children from Identity Theft

ALBANY—Outgoing Third District State Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), Chair of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, announced today that his bill aimed at protecting minors from identity theft has been signed into law.

The bill, S. 6682, creates a mechanism whereby parents or guardians can place a freeze on the credit record of a minor in order to prevent their child from becoming a victim of identity theft.

November 24, 2014
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Outgoing Third District Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Permit Recreational Spearfishing in NY

Outgoing Third District Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Permit Recreational Spearfishing in NY

ALBANY—Outgoing Third District Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) announced today that his bill to expand recreational fishing on Long Island was signed into law.

The bill, S. 3823, expands recreational spearfishing in New York's marine and coastal waters.

November 23, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin's Mobile Office Hours at Mastic Beach Fire Department

Come sit down with Senator Zeldin or a staff member one-on-one to discuss the issues or concerns important to you. For more information, please contact 631-585-0608 or zeldin@nysenate.gov.

Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary. Please note: All attendees who arrive by 11 am will be guaranteed a meeting with Senator Zeldin or a staff member.

October 7, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Lee Zeldin and Assemblyman Phil Ramos Host Sgt. Michael Esposito, Jr. Bridge Dedication Ceremony

BRENTWOOD-On Monday, September 29, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I-Shirley) and Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D, I, WFP-Brentwood) were joined by Congressman Peter King and Supervisor Tom Croci for a bridge dedication ceremony in honor of fallen hero, Sgt. Michael Esposito, Jr.

Sgt. Esposito proudly served his country in the United States Army. After September 11th, Sgt. Esposito re-enlisted. He was mortally wounded while clearing an anti-coalition force in the village of Miam Do in Afghanistan on March 18, 2004. He was the first soldier from Long Island to be killed in Afghanistan.

September 29, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

BRENTWOOD-On Friday, September 19, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I-Shirley) hosted his annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at the Brentwood Library to recognize the accomplishments of several local Hispanic leaders who have dedicated their lives to improving our community.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with the honorees.

September 24, 2014
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Senator Zeldin: MTA Must Not Bond Against MTA Payroll Tax Revenue

RONKONKOMA— Today, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), member of the New York State Senate’s Transportation Committee, released the following statement in response to the MTA’s proposal to make the remainder of the MTA Payroll Tax permanent.

“The MTA Payroll Tax should have never been created in the first place. It was part of a $2 billion taxpayer funded bailout of the MTA in 2009, which created a new tax on jobs in the height of a recession. It was created because New York City centric Democrats, who at the time controlled all branches of state government, look at Long Islanders and other NYC suburban taxpayers as their personal ATM.

September 24, 2014
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Zeldin Receives Top Pro-Business Score from The Business Council of New York

Zeldin Receives Top Pro-Business Score from The Business Council of New York

RONKONKOMA—The Business Council of New York State released this week their 2014 Business Council Legislative Scorecard. Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I —Shirley) received the top pro-business score, receiving a 93% out of 100 for the combined 2013 and 2014 legislative sessions.

According to the Business Council, New York State Senators and Assembly members were rated for their positions on bills considered by the Business Council to have a significant impact on New York’s economic climate.

September 17, 2014
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Senator Zeldin's Mobile Office Hours at the Patchogue Family YMCA

Come sit down with Senator Zeldin or a staff member one-on-one to discuss the issues or concerns important to you. For more information, please contact 631-585-0608 or zeldin@nysenate.gov.

Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary.

Please note: All attendees who arrive by 11 am will be guaranteed a meeting with Senator Zeldin or a staff member.

September 16, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Lee Zeldin Calls on the MTA to Rescind 8% Pay Raises for Managers

Senator Lee Zeldin Calls on the MTA to Rescind 8% Pay Raises for Managers

RONKONKOMA—Today, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), member of the New York State Senate’s Transportation Committee, released the following statement in response to MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast’s approval of an eight percent pay raise for management.

"The MTA has some gall dolling out eight percent pay increases to its managers. This is one of the most bloated, top-heavy agencies in the country. They have their hands in the pockets of riders, and even non-riders, on a daily basis. Instead of working to increase the efficiency of the agency, these bureaucrats line their own pockets without missing a beat,” said Senator Zeldin.

September 7, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts Successful “Shed the Meds” Event

RONKONKOMA— On Wednesday, September 3, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) hosted a successful “Shed the Meds” event in Blue Point through the Suffolk County Police Department’s Operation Medicine Cabinet.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with Officer Kevin Mischo, the Suffolk County Police Community Liaison of the 5th Precinct, and event attendee, Blue Point resident, Robert Poucel.

Press Contact: Jennifer DiSiena (631) 585-0608 or disiena@nysenate.gov

 

September 3, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Honors Bill Fahey

RONKONKOMA—On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) presented a proclamation to Irish American Heritage Month Honoree, Bill Fahey. A Mastic Beach resident for 58 years, Bill Fahey is an active member of the Irish community of Suffolk County.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with Mr. Fahey.

September 3, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Attends Hagerman Fire Department's Annual Labor Day Drill Tournament

RONKONKOMA-On Saturday, August 30, 2014, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I-Shirley) participated in the opening ceremonies of the Hagerman Fire Department's Annual Labor Day Drill Tournament.

Senator Lee Zeldin is pictured speaking above.

September 2, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts “Shed the Meds”

**Wednesday, September 3, 2014**

Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts “Shed the Meds”

What: Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts “Shed the Meds”

When: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Where: The Henrietta Acampora Center located at 39 Montauk Highway in Blue Point, NY 11715

Who: Senator Lee Zeldin, through the Suffolk County Police Department’s Operation Medicine Cabinet, is hosting a free “Shed the Meds” event where residents can safely dispose of unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications.

Members of the local media and any members of the public are all invited to attend.

Press Contact: Jennifer DiSiena

September 3, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Zeldin on School Zone Speed Cameras

On Friday, August 22, Senator Zeldin spoke with News 12 on his opposition to school zone speed cameras across Long Island. Click here to watch the interview.

August 25, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Attends 3rd Annual Farmingville Street Fair

RONKONKOMA-On Sunday, August 24, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I-Shirley) attended the 3rd Annual Farmingville Street Fair.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above speaking with attendees.

August 25, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Attends Wounded Warrior 5K

RONKONKOMA-Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I-Shirley) attended the Wounded Warrior 5K in Sayville on Saturday, August 23.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above speaking at the start of the 5K to wish the runners a great race and thank them for supporting a great cause.

August 25, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Calls for Disaster Declaration After Last Week’s Storm

Senator Zeldin Calls for Disaster Declaration After Last Week’s Storm

RONKONKOMA—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) released the following statement calling on the Governor to request and the President to approve an official disaster declaration after the storm that hit Long Island last week wreaked havoc on communities across Suffolk County.

“During the storm that hit Long Island last Wednesday, August 12, more than 13 inches of rain were dumped across certain parts of Suffolk County. In its wake, residents were left with severe flooding and destruction. People’s property, homes and businesses were seriously damaged or in some cases, even completely destroyed.

August 21, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Announces Huge Win for Suffolk County Electricians

Senator Zeldin Announces Huge Win for Suffolk County Electricians

Governor Cuomo Signs Zeldin Bill Allowing Consolidation into One Single Permit for Electrician Licensing in Suffolk

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), Chair of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, announced today that his bill to help consolidate licenses into one single master electrician license in Suffolk County has been signed into law.

August 15, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Authorize Resident Curator Program at Parks and Historic Sites in New York

 Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Authorize Resident Curator Program at Parks and Historic Sites in New York

 New Law Allows Private Investors to Rehabilitate Vacant and Deteriorated State Buildings

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) announced today that his bill to authorize the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to establish a Resident Curator Program has been signed into law.

August 15, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Honors NYS VFW Commander Mike Pascal

RONKONKOMA— On Saturday, July 26, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) recognized NYS VFW Commander Mike Pascal, a recent inductee in the NYS Veterans Hall of Fame.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with Brookhaven Councilman Kevin LaValle, Commander Pascal and the leadership of the Ronkonkoma Fire Department.

 

August 15, 2014
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