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September 21, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi calls on Army Corps of Engineers to re-examine permitting process for hydraulic shellfish dredging

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) was joined by baymen and local environmental groups to call on the New York District of the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) to re-examine their permitting process for hydraulic shellfish dredging of clams and oysters in the Oyster Bay Harbor and Mill Neck Creek. 

 

September 15, 2020 Press Release
Package addresses crucial areas of need, including Suozzi’s priority of state and local aid

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) and the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus – 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans -- unveiled its “March To Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table. 

September 14, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi’s letter is in response to an Op-Ed that embraces the misleading Republican argument that the state and local tax deduction’s purpose is to benefit the rich

Huntington, NY – Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) penned a Letter to the Editor of the New York Times that ran online and in Monday’s print edition. Suozzi’s letter is in response to a New York Times Op-Ed that embraces the misleading Republican argument that the state and local tax (SALT) deduction’s purpose is to benefit the rich.

September 10, 2020 Press Release
Urge Senate Republicans to work across the aisle to negotiate meaningful coronavirus relief legislation as municipalities and schools across our region continue to face budgetary shortfalls as a result of the pandemic

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Glen Cove), Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D – Garden City), Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, and Nassau-Suffolk School Boards Association Executive Director Lorraine Deller called on the Senate to put aside partisan politics to negotiate and pass comprehensive bipartisan legislation that will address the real problems being faced by hardworking Americans a

September 3, 2020 Press Release
At “Jerry Cramer Day” Suozzi announced legislation calling for the Purple Heart to be at long last rightfully awarded to the 91-year old Korean War Hero

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) honored 91-year old Marine Corporal Anselm “Jerry” Cramer of East Northport, who has been repeatedly and unjustly denied the Purple Heart despite sustaining severe frostbite wounds, from which he has never recovered, during the Korean War.

 

August 24, 2020 Press Release
Recognizes, honors, and thanks police officers from Glen Cove, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and New York City Police Departments

On Monday, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D - Long Island, Queens) honored and thanked five law enforcement officers from across the  3rd Congressional District that he represents, who displayed exemplary heroism in the line of duty in service to our communities.  Suozzi shared each of the officer’s exceptional stories (see below) at the ceremony.

 

August 17, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi and House Members will be called back to D.C. this week to vote on “The Delivering for America Act” to protect the USPS from cuts that could endanger the election, lives, and livelihoods.

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) held a press conference at the U.S. Post Office Processing Center in Melville in response to the recent cuts, slowdowns, dismantling of sorting machines, and removal of equipment by the Postmaster General.

August 14, 2020 Press Release
CDC’s updated guidance comes after Members sent letter to Director asking for these changes

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (NY-03) and Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) applauded

July 31, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi’s advocacy leads to significant increases in investments to preserve the Long Island Sound, cleanup of the Navy-Grumman Plume, energy efficiency and renewable energy, veteran reintegration programs, elder care, and other critical programs important to his constituents and his district

This week, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) announced that he has helped secure critical funding for New York, Long Island and other communities across America in the two House-passed appropriations bills for fiscal year 2021. These bills will now advance to the Senate.

 

July 27, 2020 Press Release
Members of Congress discuss $120 billion RESTAURANTS Act of 2020 to help restaurants, catering hall and their workers

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (NY-03) and Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) hosted a Zoom Town Hall for hard-hit restaurants and catering halls across New York and Long Island to discuss congressional efforts to help these industries and their workers recover from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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