Suozzi Denounces Plan That Would Cut Services at Northport VA

U.S. Rep Tom Suozzi denounced the surprise news Wednesday that the Veterans Administration is considering significant changes at the VA Medical Center in Northport. The Northport Observer first reported last week that the VA was considering such changes as closing the center’s emergency room and Read More …

State to Divest From Russia Investments; Candidates Respond to Ukraine Crisis

All state agencies and authorities were told Sunday to review and divest public funds from Russia following that country’s attack on Ukraine. “This was an unprovoked war. It is an issue that we take strong exception to, in fact, we strongly condemn the action of Read More …

Zimmerman Joins Democratic Race to Succeed Suozzi

Democrat Robert Zimmerman announced Tuesday that he will run for the 3rd Congressional District spot held by incumbent Tom Suozzi, who is running for governor. Zimmerman, a businessman and a member of the Democratic National Committee, said, ““We have to restore people’s confidence that our Read More …

Almost $3 Million to Improve Long Island Sound

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi said Monday that the 3rd congressional district had received almost $3 million to protect and preserve the Long Island Sound. The Huntington Democrat said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and the National Fish and Wildlife Read More …

Entertainment Site Owners Welcome Federal Stimulus Help

Local entertainment venue owners Tuesday welcomed the passage of the federal stimulus bill and credited U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi for his role in ensuring that aid to restaurants and live-entertainment was included.  Suozzi, D-Huntington, supported revisions to the Paycheck Protection Program to better support independent Read More …

Suozzi Urges End to Support for Pols Who Favor SALT Cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington, Tuesday urged New Yorkers to stop financially supporting politicians who are opposed to deductions involving state and local taxes. “The SALT cap of 2017 was a gut-punch to New Yorkers, who already subsidize other states by paying more in taxes Read More …

Huntington Voters Went for Biden Over Trump

Huntington voters chose former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump by 11,000 votes, according to final numbers released this week. The final count put the race at 63,448 votes for Biden to 52,399 for Trump. Suffolk County gave Trump the edge, however, by Read More …

Michael Weinstock Takes on Suozzi in 3rd District

Michael Weinstock has a packed resume–he was a firefighter who served at Ground Zero, a sex-crimes prosecutor in New York City, and a volunteer who connected an elected official with the descendants of a Jewish Italian family that the assemblyman,had, as a child, helped protect Read More …

Suozzi, King Offer Bill to Restore SALT Deduction

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington has introduced bipartisan legislation which would provide immediate tax relief for his constituents. The bill is co-sponsored by U.S. Rep.  Peter King, R-Long Island. The legislation would eliminate the marriage penalty by doubling the cap to $20,000 for joint filers Read More …

Pelosi Appoints Suozzi to Commission on China

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi recently appointed U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. The commission was decided on May 8 and consists of members from both parties from the House and the Senate. It was created in 2000 with the Read More …