Throughout my time in Congress, I have been active on animal welfare issues, even earning a 100% rating from the Humane Society in 2015.
I am a member of the bipartisan Autism Caucus, which works to enact federal legislation and ensure adequate support for federal programs that support and benefit individuals and families affected by autism.
We are facing a debt crisis of unprecedented magnitude. If we do not act soon, we will be the first generation to leave our children with a lower standard of living. I will not stand by and let that happen.
In my years representing Long Islanders, I have been a steadfast advocate for increased federal funding for cancer research programs.
Throughout my time in Congress, I have had a long-standing record of supporting police and law enforcement.
The rising cost of college has made post-secondary education prohibitive for many individuals and families. I strongly support easing the burden of student loans for students.
I have been a lead advocate in the House on the issue of elder abuse.
Energy security is an issue that affects the day-to-day life of all Americans.
I am a strong advocate for the conservation of our region’s land and water. As your representative I have made it a top priority to conserve our area’s coastal regions, including the South Shore and Long Island Sound, and to protect our wildlife refuges and local parks.
As Co-Chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, I have been a leading advocate of funding the needs of our fire service professionals.
In an increasingly volatile world it is crucial that the United States remain engaged on the world stage and maintain a strong defense.
Americans have the leading doctors, the most advanced medical technology, and the best hospitals in the world.
No American ever wants to relive the attacks of September 11, 2001. Hundreds of our friends and neighbors were murdered on that horrific day; over a decade and a half later, Long Island is still mourning the heroes we lost.
Superstorm Sandy was the second largest natural disaster in our nation’s history and the most devastating and costly to affect New York and Long Island.
We are a nation of immigrants. As the grandson of immigrants, I strongly believe that immigration is the lifeblood of our nation.
During my more than twenty years in Congress, I have been a staunch defender of the State of Israel.
A strong economy is very important to our district and to my work in Congress. Learn more about my views on this issue.
Social Security and Medicare are vital programs which must be strengthened and put on a sound fiscal basis.
As the Representative of a Congressional district with one of the highest costs of living in the country, I am a strong believer in keeping taxes low for hard-working Americans.
Our country can never repay the debt we owe our nation’s veterans and current active duty military personnel. These are the Americans who answered the call to duty and put their lives on the line to preserve our nation’s freedoms.