Tag Archive | "Lee Zeldin"

FTR Radio Interview with New York State Senator Lee Zeldin

Thursday, August 23, 2012


Taking a break from The Right Hook’s #DIY 2012 Election coverage, our own “Rated R Republican” John Brodigan sits down with New York state senator Lee Zeldin to discuss the PFC Joseph Dwyer Program to help combat post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as the responsibility we all have to our veterans (particularly the younger ones) as they all return home.

State Supreme Court Justice Rules the MTA Payroll Tax Unconstitutional

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R-C-I, Shirley) today applauded the decision of State Supreme Court Justice R. Bruce Cozzins Jr., for ruling the MTA Payroll Tax unconstitutional. Senator Zeldin has been an outspoken critic of this tax which was created in May 2009 to bailout the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

NYS Senator Zeldin Announces The Signing of His Legislation to Protect New Yorkers from Identity Theft

Wednesday, August 15, 2012


This new law prohibits an entity from requiring an individual to disclose their SSN, unless the disclosure is otherwise required by law or covered under an exemption provided for legitimate purposes.

New York State Authorizes Suffolk Traffic Violations Bureau

Thursday, June 21, 2012


Suffolk County Legislators Tom Cilmi and Rob Calarco joined in thanking New York State Assemblyman Phil Ramos and Senator Lee Zeldin, sponsors of legislation which passed the Assembly today allowing Suffolk County to establish its own Traffic Violations Bureau. The Senate bill had already been passed. Governor Cuomo is expected to sign the legislation, A9539-D […]

State Senate Passes the Zeldin “Crack Down on Crime” Package

Tuesday, June 19, 2012


New York State Senate Passes Legislative Package To Crack Down on Organized Retail Crime   Albany, NY- State Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley), Chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, announced Senate passage today of his legislative bill package designed to crack down on Organized Retail Crime (ORC). According to the Federal Bureau […]

Tax Credit Agreement Keeps NY’s Craft Beer Flowing

Thursday, June 14, 2012


Statement from Senator Lee M. Zeldin “It is critically important to do everything in our power to help New York’s craft brewers succeed.  This industry has thrived and expanded over the past decade while other industries have suffered and jobs have been lost. That’s why I, as the original Senate sponsor of this legislation, am […]

Zeldin Gets Independence Party Endorsement for Re-Election

Monday, June 11, 2012

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Today, Frank MacKay, Chairman of the Suffolk County and New York State Independence Party endorsed Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I-Shirley) for a second term as State Senator representing the Third SenateDistrict. “I would like to personally thank Chairman MacKay and the members ofthe Independence Party for supporting my election in 2010 and for all […]

State Senator Lee Zeldin Targets Organized Retail Crimes

Wednesday, May 30, 2012


State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley), Chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, announced legislative action on a bill package designed to crack down on Organized Retail Crime (ORC). The legislation (S.6954-A, S.6955-A, S.6956, S.6957-A, S.6958-B and S6959-A) passed in today’s committee meeting and will now be reported to the Senate floor […]

Zeldin: Remember Our Veterans This Memorial Day

Thursday, May 24, 2012


Memorial Day is a time to pause for reflection and remembrance of our many brave veterans who have fought and died to protect the rights and liberties we all enjoy as Americans. For over two hundred years, patriots have time and again answered our country’s call to defend our constitution, freedoms, and liberties. Some courageously […]

Zeldin Announces Legislation to Protect Jobs at Long Island Breweries

Sunday, May 6, 2012


Statement by New York State Senator Lee M. Zeldin “Across Long Island, and all throughout New York, the craft brewing industry has thrived and expanded over the past decade.  As the result of a recent Supreme Court ruling, an unexpected and significant tax burden has been recently placed on New York brewers. This decision unfortunately […]

Zeldin delivers a desperately needed Trifecta for the Long Island fishing industry

Wednesday, April 25, 2012


State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) and fishing industry leaders applauded the recent announcement by Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) officials, that New York State has relaxed recreational fishing regulations for fluke and porgies (or “scup”) for the 2012 recreational fishing season. For fluke, the minimum size is reduced from 20.5 inches […]

NYS Senator Zeldin Targets Misleading Prices at Pump

Tuesday, April 24, 2012


State Senator AnnouncesDetails of “Buyer Beware” Legislation to Protect Gas Station Customers State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I-Shirley), Chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, held a pressconference today detailing his legislation designed to protect consumers at thepump. Senator Zeldin started drafting this legislation afterreports surfaced across Long Island and the NYC Metro […]

Peer to Peer Pilot Program Targeted to Assist Veterans Suffering from PTSD and TBI

Sunday, April 1, 2012


State  Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) announced today that the New York State Senate, Assembly and Governor Andrew Cuomo, approved funding for the PFC Joseph Dwyer Program, a pilot program for four counties, including Suffolk County, to help returning veterans cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) […]

Zeldin – New Standard in Albany: Basing Budgets on Time and Cutting Spending (VIDEO)

Friday, March 30, 2012


State Senator Lee Zeldin comments on the passage of the 2012-13 NYS Budget.

April 1: State Senator Lee Zeldin to Announce the PFC Joseph Dwyer Program

Friday, March 30, 2012


WHO: Senator Lee Zeldin, Veterans and members of the John P. Jennings Veterans’ Advisory Panel WHAT: Announcement of the PFC Joseph Dwyer Program for treatment of Veterans with PTSD and TBI WHERE: Smith-Wever American Legion Post #651, 23 Foster Ave, Sayville, NY 11782 WHEN: Sunday, April 1st, 2012, AT 1:00 PM Pfc. Joe Dwyer carried […]

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