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Congressman Zeldin must present evidence to back up his claims

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Congressman Zeldin can no longer assume he can make statements without having to defend them. His constituents demand and deserve evidence-based justification for his positions.

Zeldin: My local legislative priorities

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Rep. Lee Zeldin sets forth his local legislative priorities in this first of a two-part op-ed.

In My Opinion Zeldin owes his constituents a meeting

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Rep. Lee Zeldin, who canceled an April 13 town hall meeting in Southampton citing protesters, should face his constituents whether they agree with him or not, writes Amy Turner of Wainscott.

In My OpinionFrom Obamacare to Trumpcare: What to expect if the controversial health care law is repealed and replaced as promised

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An insurance agent who's dealt with the changing landscape of health care and health insurance for more than 20 years gives his insights on what will likely happen if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

OpinionZeldin: Combatting opioid epidemic requires more funding for treatment, education and law enforcement

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In the coming weeks, Congress will take up legislation to provide funding for a three-pronged approach to combat the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic.

Opinion A $15 minimum wage would hurt L.I. farmers and small businesses

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A $15 minimum wage would hurt Long Island's farmers and small businesses.

Opinion Zeldin: Safeguarding Long Island’s environment is our responsibility

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On the East End of Long Island, we must be committed to protecting and preserving the abundance of our natural resources that are so important to our life, culture and economy.

Opinion Combatting Zika and other infectious diseases

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Rep. Lee Zeldin argues for passage of the Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2016 that would, among other things, put in place a monitoring system to screen for infectious diseases abroad.

Column: Why we must remember King and embrace his values

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As we strive for criminal justice and education reforms in New York State, as well as solutions to the widening opportunity gap between the wealthy and everyone else, it's important that we embrace his values and remember his legacy.

Out of work after 26 years at the local grocery: inside view of A&P’s demise

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An insider's view of the demise of A&P and Waldbaum's and the impacts of Key Food's takeover of the Mattituck store — from the vantage point of a 26-year employee.