Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means announced that on Wednesday it will mark up the Protecting American Lungs Act (H.R. 4742), a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) that will tax nicotine absorption from vaping products at the same rate as nicotine from cigarettes.
This week, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) celebrated his Italian heritage both in Washington, D.C. and at home, in his 3rd Congressional District.
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D - Long Island, Queens), in his capacity as Vice Co-Chair of Quiet Skies Caucus, met with the new Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Stephen Dickson, who took the helm in August 2019.
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) spoke before a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing entitled “Examining the Future of Transportation Network Companies: Challenges and Opportunities” on behalf of H.R. 3262, Sami’s Law.
Congressman Tom Suozzi (D - Long Island, Queens) is pleased to announce that he has co-sponsored the South Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act (H.R. 3131). The important piece of legislation would:
On Thursday, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) vigorously advocated for bipartisan support to fund the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to study the causes and effects of gun violence and to support background checks and red flag laws, along with other gun violence prevention legislation.
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) introduced the Quell Underage Inhaling of Toxic Substances (QUITS) Act. The lead Republican sponsor is Suozzi’s Long Island colleague Congressman Peter King (R-NY). The QUITS Act would:
On Monday, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) visited and spent some time with William “Joe” Johnson, a Tuskegee Airman and Glen Cove hometown hero. The Congressman presented Mr. Johnson with an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol.
– Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), Vice Co-Chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, has written a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Steve Dickson inviting him to address the Quiet Skies Caucus and update members on outstanding FAA projects related to aircraft noise, including a now long and continuously delayed FAA study reevaluating the threshold for noise mitigati
On Friday, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), along with New York State Senator Jim Gaughran, Nassau County Executive Laura, Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino and representatives from local environmental groups joined the nonprofit organization Save the Sound at a press conference where the group released the results of its “Long Island Sound Beach Report.”
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WASHINGTON — A new House bill filed late Wednesday takes aim at vaping and smoking by not only banning flavors in electronic cigarettes and tobacco products, but also by tripling the federal taxes on them to discourage use by younger people.
Rep. Thomas Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday said they were worried that immigrant and low-income communities would not be accurately counted in the next year's census — resulting in millions in federal funding losses to the region.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Tom Suozzi said he saw men sleeping on a bare concrete floor and heard children without parents talking, crying and coughing behind chain-link fences in a visit Saturday to two overflowing migrant detention centers on the southwestern border.
Americans would be to able make a voluntary, tax-deductible contribution on their federal tax returns to fund Alzheimer's research and caregiver support services through a new bipartisan bill sponsored by Reps. Tom Suozzi and Peter King.
Rep. Thomas Suozzi announced Monday that flights arriving to John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens must follow new regulations to help reduce noise created by low-flying planes.
Beginning next Monday, flights arriving to JFK will adhere to air traffic control-created rules that require planes to remain at higher altitudes until closer to arrival, Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) said.
Two Long Island congressmen marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day at a somber observance in Normandy, where President Donald Trump and his French counterpart praised the bravery of the tens of thousands of Allied troops who helped turn the tide of World War II.