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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.

July 23, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi discussed his priorities, specifically demolition of Buildings 1 and 2, improving mental health services, assisted living for aging veterans, and establishment of Community Based Outpatient Clinics in western Nassau County

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) joined the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, for a visit to the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which provides health care services to veterans on Long Island and surrounding areas. Secretary Wilkie and Suozzi toured the facility and discussed ways to improve care for veterans.

July 15, 2020 Press Release
Suozzi was also joined by Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino, Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Town of Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Town of Smithtown Supervisor Edward Wehrheim, Northport Mayor Damon McMullen, Leadership of the Nassau-Suffolk School Boards Association, and several other elected officials on Long Island At press conference, bipartisan group of elected officials urged Senator Mitch McConnell to pass Coronavirus relief legislation as municipalities and schools across Nassau and Suffolk continue to face budgetary shortfalls

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) was joined by a bipartisan group of elected officials, including Congressman Peter King (R-Seaford), Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, and several local officials to call on Senator Mitch McConnell, to pass bipartisan legislation which will provide federal aid to states, counties, localities, and s

July 14, 2020 Press Release

Today, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) joined together with local families to unveil a plan to fully repeal the cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction in the upcoming federal COVID-4 stimulus package which is currently being negotiated in the Senate.

July 6, 2020 Press Release
Improving the physical plant of the Northport facilities is a huge victory for our veterans and one of Suozzi’s top priorities

On Friday, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for the long-overdue demolition of Buildings 1 and 2 at the Northport VA Medical Center.

June 29, 2020 Press Release
While the President and GOP continue to pursue repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the legislation would lower premiums and prescription drug prices

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens), a Member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, helped pass legislation expanding and improving the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act.

June 18, 2020 Press Release
Bill will be included in a larger House infrastructure package, which will be voted on in the coming weeks

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) announced that he will be introducing legislation to reverse a ruling made earlier this year by the Internal Revenue Service, that Suffolk County residents must pay taxes on county grants used to upgrade their septic tanks.

June 15, 2020 Press Release

On Friday, June 12, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) distributed more than 10,000 pieces of PPE, including masks donated by the City of New York, to residents and civic groups in Northeast Queens.

May 26, 2020 Press Release
Welcomes convoy of World War 2 Vehicles at the Long Island National Ceremony; honors war dead during virtual and socially distant ceremonies

This Memorial Day weekend, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) took part in several events, amid Coronavirus, to honor our nations veterans and war dead.

 

May 19, 2020 Press Release
Legislation pushes for the inclusion of $12 million to support the new partnership program in upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation

Reps. Tom Suozzi (D-NY), Chris Pappas (D-NH), Lance Gooden (R-TX),) and David Kustoff (R-TN) recently introduced the bipartisan Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act.

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