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.
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.
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).
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.
Bill will rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the “Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge”
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Suozzi’s bill, renaming the “Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge,” as the “Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge.” The bill passed by a margin of 385-4.
Leads Quiet Skies Caucus to Legislative Victories
Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) secured multiple provisions in the FAA Reauthorization Act, recently signed by the President. As Co-Chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, the Congressman worked with his colleagues to include multiple provisions aimed at mitigating noise for residents of the North Shore and Long Island.
Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) hosted a Biotechnology and Life Sciences Conference at Long Island University’s Tilles Center to promote, grow and brand the region as the “495 Research Corridor on Hi-Tech Island.”
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), co-chair of the bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus, secured a 5-year reauthorization of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Long Island Sound Program.
Joined with Senator Avella and Council Member Vallone to Seek Solutions to Helicopter Noise Plaguing Northeast Queens
Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) met with New York State Senator Tony Avella, New York City Council Member Paul Vallone, and representatives from the offices of the Queens BoroughPresident, TRACON, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Eastern Helicopter Regional Council, We Love Whitestone, and other organizations to discuss the mitigation of helicopter noise
Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) and fellow members of the House Problem Solvers Caucus, introduced a package of changes to the House Rules to make Congress work for the American people.