SALT-Cap Repeal Leader Tom Suozzi to Run for N.Y. Governor (2)

Nov. 29, 2021, 6:37 PM

U.S. Representative Tom Suozzi said he will run for the Democratic nomination for New York governor, joining the field seeking to challenge incumbent Governor Kathy Hochul.

Suozzi, who has represented Long Island and parts of Queens since 2017, is leading a drive in Congress by a group of lawmakers from New York and other high-tax states to raise the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, known as SALT, as part of legislation to enact President Joe Biden’s economic agenda.

Suozzi portrayed himself as “a common sense Democrat” in announcing his bid. He said his agenda includes ...

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