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.
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.
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:
Washington, DC – Today, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
I spoke with CNN's John Berman about the terrible events in Charlottesville, VA. I called on President Trump to condemn white nationalists and the KKK.
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I sat down with John Scott of Fox News Channel's "Happening Now" to talk about the Problem Solvers Caucus bipartisan proposal to fix our nation's health care system.
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