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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.