Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) announced the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, a nation-wide high school art competition. The competition is open to all high school students living in New York's Third Congressional District. The winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.
- 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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;
I joined my friend Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) on MSNBC to talk about the bipartisan health care plan that came out of the Problem Solvers Caucus.
Click here to watch our full interview on my Facebook page.
Here's my debate on the House floor over my amendment to appropriate $42 million to help clean up contaminated military related sites like the Navy/Grumman Plume.
It later passed with bipartisan support, 214-211.
Click here to watch the full debate on my Facebook page.
I passed a bipartisan amendment that cuts down on waste, fraud and abuse within defense contracts.
Click here to watch my full Floor speech on Facebook, where I address this important issue shortly before the vote.