Lee Zeldin

Jessica Hill / AP

Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY1, along with state and federal officials have announced $2 million in grant money to help restore and protect Long Island Sound. The grant will fund projects in both Connecticut and New York. 

Frank Eltman / AP

A bipartisan group of Long Island congressional members have called for a change in the current GOP tax plan and are urging their fellow members of Congress to improve the bill. 

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

The tax plan unveiled by Republicans in the House of Representatives will disproportionately raise taxes on those living in Northeast states like New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Many lawmakers from the region, including Republicans, are against the plan.

Alexander F. Yuan / AP

Several Democrats are gearing up to challenge Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin in New York’s 1st Congressional District. The East End of Long Island constituency is a swing district that has flipped back and forth between Republicans and Democrats since the 1950s.  

Schumer Pushes Hard Against Trump Tax Proposal

Oct 12, 2017
Carolyn Kaster / AP

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has called on every New York member of Congress to oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal state and local tax deductions. Schumer says the President’s plan would hurt thousands of Long Islanders.

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