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Congressman Thomas Suozzi

Representing the 3rd District of New York

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February 14, 2020 Press Release

- Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) and Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that United Veterans Beacon House (UVBH) has been awarded a 5-year contract to operate the homeless shelter in Building 11 at the Northport VA Medical Center.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens), sent a letter to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Charles P. Rettig, asking him to reconsider a recent ruling that Suffolk County residents must pay taxes on county grants used to upgrade their septic tanks. The full letter can be found attached and copied below.

 

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) sent yet another letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson demanding answers on what steps the FAA is taking to implement an already agreed-upon plan that they had developed with the New York Terminal Radar Approach Control Facilities (TRACON) to reduce airplane noise that is adversely impacting thousands

February 3, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) announced that his guest at this year’s State of the Union will be gun violence prevention advocate, Linda Beigel Schulman. Schulman, who is one of Suozzi’s constituents, lost her son Scott in the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than two years ago.

February 3, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) was named to, and unanimously appointed Chairman of the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Board of Visitors for the 116th Congress.

January 31, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) announced the official renaming of the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge. Congressman Lester Wolff, who recently celebrated his 101st birthday, is the oldest living former member of Congress and was instrumental in the creation of the federal refuge in 1968.

January 28, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) announced the passage of H.R. 943, the Never Again Education Act. The bill, which passed by a vote of  393 – 5, will create a new grant program at the U.S.

January 2, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (NY-03), Congressman Peter King (NY-02), Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04), Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY-05), and Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01) sent a letter to top-ranking national security officials calling for an investigation into foreign adversaries continuing use of social media and other efforts to foment hate and civil unrest across America.

December 30, 2019 Press Release

Before the holidays, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), delivered on several priorities important to his constituents, Long Island, and New York State.

 

In the last week before the holidays, Congressman Suozzi:

·         Successfully advanced his legislation to restore the SALT deduction through the United States House of Representatives;

December 19, 2019 Press Release

Today, the United States House of Representatives passed Congressman Tom Suozzi’s (NY-03) legislation to restore tax fairness to families on Long Island and across the United States. Suozzi’s colleagues from Long Island Congressman Peter King (NY-02), Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04), Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY-05) all cosponsored the legislation.

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In The News

November 22, 2019 In The News

The highly decorated all-black unit was entirely made up of black soldiers, many of whom were from Long Island, served alongside French soliders in WWI because other American troops refused to serve with them. They are now being recognized for their service. NBC New York’s Greg Cergol reports.

November 16, 2019 In The News

More than 100 years ago, Glen Cove’s Sgt. Leander Willett fought in a U.S. Army uniform in World War I alongside French troops because African Americans like him were banned from serving with white U.S. soldiers.

September 19, 2019 In The News

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.

July 23, 2019 In The News

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. 

July 13, 2019 In The News

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.

June 24, 2019 In The News

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.

June 20, 2019 In The News

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.

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