July 21, 2017 Press Release
Undergoes Prostate Cancer Screening to Raise Awareness
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi underwent a routine prostate exam as part of a new effort to raise awareness about prostate cancer and the importance of getting checked. The screening was administered by Integrated Medical Foundation (IMF), a non-profit organization which promotes awareness and early detection of prostate cancer. It entailed a PSA blood test and a digital rectal exam administered by IMF Founding President Dr. Deepak Kapoor, M.D. of Advanced Urology Centers of New York.
July 14, 2017 Press Release
Join in celebrating the history of New York’s 3rd Congressional District!
On Saturday, July 29th, Congressman Tom Suozzi will host an open house at his historic district office in Huntington. Constituents are invited to attend and meet with the Congressman, staff and explore exhibits and presentations from historical societies across the district. Refreshments will also be provided.
July 13, 2017 Press Release
Amendment to Cut Down on Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Defense Contracts
Last night, Congressman Tom Suozzi passed his first major legislative initiative through the House of Representatives. Suozzi teamed up with House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and fellow CPA Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) to submit a bipartisan amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) aimed at cutting down on waste, fraud and abuse within Department of Defense (DOD) contracts.
July 12, 2017 Press Release
FAA Outlines Concrete Steps to Address Noise Levels
On Tuesday, Congressman Tom Suozzi, in his capacity as Co-Chair of the bipartisan Quiet Skies Caucus, convened a very productive meeting with representatives from the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) that resulted in the FAA outlining significant action to help local residents struggling with airplane and helicopter noise.
Today, Rep. Tom Suozzi and Rep. Pete King (R – Seaford) joined together urging the House to pass increased funding levels for cleanup efforts related to the Navy/Grumman plume. King applauded Suozzi’s efforts to secure bipartisan support of $30 million in the original National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and an additional $12 million in an amendment to the bill. This money would go to the Navy Environmental Restoration account, which funds remediation and cleanup efforts of the Navy/Grumman Plume and other sites around the country.
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Tom Suozzi introduced bicameral legislation known as the Merchant Marine Academy Improvement Act. This legislation would help address sexual assault and harassment by giving midshipmen more resources to report these crimes and give the Academy more training and resources to respond to and prevent sexual assault on campus and at sea. The bill would also, for the first time, make the Merchant Marine Academy subject to the Title IX requirements that are followed by every other college and university in the United States where students are eligible for federal student financial aid.
June 26, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi slammed the Senate’s proposed health care plan after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released figures showing that 22 million people would lose their health insurance and that premiums and deductibles would rise, making health care more expensive for millions of Americans.
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Calls legislation “deeply flawed,” urges Republicans to work with Democrats
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi issued the following statement after Senate Republicans unveiled their proposed health care bill.
June 19, 2017 Press Release
Along with His Fellow Democrats, Prayed for Their Republican Colleagues at Practice Soon After Learning of the Shooting
Democrats and Republicans Pray Together at Nationals Park on Game Day
Congressman Tom Suozzi was in the starting lineup as a Designated Hitter in the Congressional Baseball Game last Thursday night.
June 14, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi issued the following statement on the shooting at the Republican team baseball practice.