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Queens Congressman To Vote Against Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Unless Cap on SALT Deduction is Lifted

April 14, 2021 By Ryan Songalia Congressman Tom Suozzi, who represents northeast Queens and parts of Long Island, says that he will not back President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan unless it contains a provision that would restore the full deductibility of state and local taxes—known as SALT. The cap, which was instituted as part of… Read more »

Queens Non-Profit Helps Thousands Get Through Pandemic, Featured on The Today Show

April 14, 2021 By Ryan Songalia For many Americans, the COVID-19 pandemic created a financial strain that is still being felt more than a year later. That sting has been felt more so by those who haven’t qualified for federal unemployment assistance or other pandemic benefits—primarily undocumented immigrants. That’s where Sunnyside Community Services has tried… Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Sunnyside Community Services Gives Thanks

Feb. 1, 2021 By Judy Zangwill, Executive Director, Sunnyside Community Services It has been almost a year since the pandemic first hit, changing our City in innumerable ways. Through it all, the one thing that has remained constant has been the community’s support. As the demand for our services increased, Sunnyside Community Services faced budget… Read more »