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Congressman Thomas Suozzi

Representing the 3rd District of New York

Press Releases

October 21, 2019 Press Release
Bill will create tax parity between vaping products and cigarettes, as well as generate revenue that will make it easier for people to afford inhalers, over-the-counter medications, and menstrual care products

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.

October 17, 2019 Press Release
Suozzi, one of two first-generation Italian Americans currently serving in Congress, recognized and celebrated the value of the US-Italy relationship and contributions of Italian Americans

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.

 

October 16, 2019 Press Release
Demands Administrator expedite concrete solutions to alleviate increased aircraft noise

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.

October 16, 2019 Press Release
Legislation would address and improve ride-share safety issues with UBER and Lyft

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.

October 15, 2019 Press Release
Bill funds additional research and awareness of South Asian heart health

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:

September 27, 2019 Press Release
At Ways and Means Hearing: Suozzi advocates for CDC funding to research the causes and effects of the gun violence “epidemic”

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.

 

September 19, 2019 Press Release
New bill would ban flavored e-cigarettes, raise tobacco taxes, establish equivalent tax on e-cigarettes, and increase resources available to those who want to quit smoking (the #1 cause of premature death)

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:

September 10, 2019 Press Release
Discussed service to our country and overcoming racial barriers

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.

August 13, 2019 Press Release

– 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

August 6, 2019 Press Release
Will continue to push for federal dollars to see that our “National Park” is preserved for generations to come

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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