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April 6, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) has published a new op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, where he fiercely advocates for repealing the cap on State and Local (SALT) deductions to give local governments and residents, in states like New York which are hardest hit by the coronavirus, the resources they need in the current battle against the pandemic.

 

March 30, 2020 Press Release
Applauds passage of $2 trillion-dollar package which will support the healthcare workers who are saving lives, as well as individuals, workers and small businesses during coronavirus pandemic

On Friday, March 26th, Congressman Suozzi traveled to Washington, DC to ensure the passage of the third bipartisan coronavirus stimulus package. Suozzi traveled down to DC in the event if one Member called for a roll call vote and 216 Members would have needed to be present to ensure passage of the Bill.

 

March 17, 2020 Press Release
Health and financial stability of individuals, families, small business and economy as a whole, must be addressed with a comprehensive plan

Today, Congressman Suozzi issued the following statement urging the Administration to nationally mobilize to protect both the health and economic stability of individuals, families, small businesses and economy as a whole:

 

March 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) is calling on Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig to extend the tax filing deadline due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus.

March 16, 2020 Press Release
More testing and social distancing is critical; this bipartisan legislation is a positive step forward.

Washington DC On Saturday morning, at 12:52 AM, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) and his colleagues voted 363-40 to pass the House bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This critical legislation now must pass the Senate.

 

March 9, 2020 Press Release
On the 55th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Suozzi visits historic landmarks and memorials of major significance to the civil rights movement, including the Edmund Pettus Bridge where he was joined by Rep. John Lewis

This weekend, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) joined several members of Congress for a Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama. During the trip, Suozzi and his colleagues, including Rep. John Lewis, visited historic landmarks and memorials of major significance to the struggle for racial equality in Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma.

 

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs passed Congressman Tom Suozzi’s (D-Long Island, Queens) bipartisan resolution which shows support for the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea.

 

The legislation has almost 40 bipartisan cosponsors in the House. An identical resolution was unanimously approved by the full Senate earlier this year.

March 3, 2020 Press Release
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he believes that capping the SALT deduction and double taxing Americans is “fair”, despite admitting that it is driving people out of states like New York, leaving middle- and lower-income taxpayers holding the bag for essential local services.

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) questioned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a Ways and Means Committee hearing on the impacts of limiting the State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction on local communities across Long Island, Queens, and the United States.

March 2, 2020 Press Release
Funding increases would provide security to synagogues, churches, mosques, and other houses of worship as America continues to face record levels of anti-Semitism and hate

Last week, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) testified before the House Committee on Appropriations in support of increased funding for federal programs which help to provide security and protection for houses of worship across the United States.

 

February 28, 2020 Press Release
Bill will create tax parity between vaping products and cigarettes, fund public health programs to stop tobacco use, expand access to inhalers and colorectal cancer screening

Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation including the bipartisan Protecting American Lungs Act. This bill, introduced by Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens), will tax nicotine from vaping products at the same rate as nicotine from cigarettes. The lead Republican sponsor is Congressman Suozzi’s Long Island colleague Congressman Peter King (R-Seaford).

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