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Congressman Thomas Suozzi

Representing the 3rd District of New York

Press Releases

March 25, 2019 Press Release
Proposal would bring millions of immigrants out of the shadows, and pay for a secure border

Congressmen Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) and Peter King, (R – Long Island), have reached across the aisle and crafted a bipartisan proposal that would help bring millions of undocumented immigrants out of the shadows and give them a path to permanent residency, while helping to further secure our borders.

February 25, 2019 Press Release
The annual competition is open to all high school students living New York's Third Congressional District

Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) announced the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, a nation-wide high school art competition. The contest is open to all high school students living in New York's Third Congressional District. The winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

February 22, 2019 Press Release
Over the next three months, the newly formed task force will look to utilize and promote resources to support a pipeline to well-paying, high-skilled jobs on Long Island

Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, and other leaders from the business community, labor, local community colleges, BOCES, and workforce development boards announced the formation of the Long Island Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Task Force.

February 19, 2019 Press Release
More than a year after 17 people were killed at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, little has been done on a federal level to combat gun violence

Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) held a press conference with Linda Beigel Schulman, who lost her son Scott in last year’s Parkland shooting, and other gun violence prevention advocates in support of H.R.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

New York needs an attitude adjustment. For years, too many New York politicians have been attacking the financial industry, even though they account for over 200,000 jobs and contribute $14.5 billion to New York State’s tax revenue. Now, we are attacking Amazon, one of the biggest players in the new economy.

February 12, 2019 Press Release
The United States is one of only two countries in the world that permits pharma to advertise on television

Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) attended a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the rising cost of prescription drug prices. With drug prices continuing to rise, middle-class Americans are forced to choose between filling their necessary prescription drugs, paying the rent, and feeding their families.

January 18, 2019 Press Release
Representatives from the bipartisan Caucus, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, met with President Trump and Vice President Pence regarding the shutdown

Washington, D.C. – Democratic and Republican members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, including Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), on Wednesday, January 16, met at the White House with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in the Situation Room in an effort to end the shutdown.

January 10, 2019 Press Release
Oldest Congressional Committee Tasked with Setting the Nation’s Tax Policies

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Suozzi was appointed to the US Congress Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. As a former CPA, an attorney, a Mayor and County Executive, the Congressman brings expertise and experience to the committee charged with handling the nation’s finances.

January 7, 2019 Press Release
Bill Will Retroactively Restore Full Deduction of State and Local Taxes

Today, Congressmen Tom Suozzi and Peter King announced bipartisan legislation - the “King-Suozzi bill” - that would provide tax relief for Long Islanders. The bill, H.R. 257, would retroactively reinstate a full deduction for state and local taxes (SALT).

January 4, 2019 Press Release
Reintroduces Bill to Rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Suozzi recognized former New York Congressman Lester Wolff’s 100th Birthday, along with Mr. Wolff’s achievements, in the Congressional Record, by reintroducing a bill to memorialize the Congressman’s courageous fight to protect the sanctity of the Long Island Sound.