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Congressman Thomas Suozzi

Representing the 3rd District of New York

Press Releases

February 14, 2020 Press Release

- Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) and Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that United Veterans Beacon House (UVBH) has been awarded a 5-year contract to operate the homeless shelter in Building 11 at the Northport VA Medical Center.

February 11, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi, who sits on the House Ways and Means Committee, will, if necessary, propose legislation in the House infrastructure package.

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens), sent a letter to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Charles P. Rettig, asking him to reconsider a recent ruling that Suffolk County residents must pay taxes on county grants used to upgrade their septic tanks. The full letter can be found attached and copied below.

 

February 10, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi’s demands are in response to a letter from FAA admitting that while an agreement had been reached on June 13, 2019, they completed an “irregular” and improper review process for plan to reduce airplane noise.

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) sent yet another letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson demanding answers on what steps the FAA is taking to implement an already agreed-upon plan that they had developed with the New York Terminal Radar Approach Control Facilities (TRACON) to reduce airplane noise that is adversely impacting thousands

February 3, 2020 Press Release
Linda Beigel Schulman, who lost her son in the tragic Parkland shooting more than two years ago, will join Suozzi to highlight the Senate’s inaction to combat gun violence

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) announced that his guest at this year’s State of the Union will be gun violence prevention advocate, Linda Beigel Schulman. Schulman, who is one of Suozzi’s constituents, lost her son Scott in the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than two years ago.

February 3, 2020 Press Release
Commits to Fight for Improved Infrastructure of the 77-year-old USMMA Kings Point Campus

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) was named to, and unanimously appointed Chairman of the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Board of Visitors for the 116th Congress.

January 31, 2020 Press Release
Former Congressman Wolff joined Suozzi in Bayville for press conference to announce new law

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) announced the official renaming of the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge. Congressman Lester Wolff, who recently celebrated his 101st birthday, is the oldest living former member of Congress and was instrumental in the creation of the federal refuge in 1968.

January 28, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi co-sponsors and helps secure support for legislation, which will provide teachers in America the resources and training necessary to teach our children about the Holocaust

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) announced the passage of H.R. 943, the Never Again Education Act. The bill, which passed by a vote of  393 – 5, will create a new grant program at the U.S.

January 2, 2020 Press Release
Calls for investigation by FBI, CIA, Homeland Security, and Pentagon regarding foreign adversaries’ efforts to sow civil unrest

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (NY-03), Congressman Peter King (NY-02), Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04), Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY-05), and Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01) sent a letter to top-ranking national security officials calling for an investigation into foreign adversaries continuing use of social media and other efforts to foment hate and civil unrest across America.

December 30, 2019 Press Release
From restoring tax fairness to securing funding for critical programs, Suozzi continues to work hard for constituents

Before the holidays, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), delivered on several priorities important to his constituents, Long Island, and New York State.

 

In the last week before the holidays, Congressman Suozzi:

·         Successfully advanced his legislation to restore the SALT deduction through the United States House of Representatives;

December 19, 2019 Press Release
The Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act receives bipartisan support, including Republican yes votes

Today, the United States House of Representatives passed Congressman Tom Suozzi’s (NY-03) legislation to restore tax fairness to families on Long Island and across the United States. Suozzi’s colleagues from Long Island Congressman Peter King (NY-02), Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04), Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY-05) all cosponsored the legislation.

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