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Representative Tom Suozzi, a New York Democrat, said he plans to publish a list of New Yorkers who donate to candidates opposing the removal of a $10,000 limit on state and local tax deductions.
Americans are anxious. Headlines scream: “GOP Plan to Destroy Biden Presidency,” ”Dems Deeply Divided” and other dispiriting headlines before Joe Biden even repeats the Oath of Office.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Tom Suozzi (D., N.Y.) knows his bid to repeal the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions is a long shot for inclusion in any final coronavirus-relief bill. He has seen the mockery from Republicans, who criticize Democrats for proposing a tax cut for the rich.
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.
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.
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.