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October 15, 2018 | Queens Courier

According to northeast Queens Congressman Tom Suozzi, “getting things done” is a bipartisan effort.

Suozzi said that bipartisanship has always been his belief while serving as representative of New York’s 3rd Congressional District, whose jurisdiction reaches across much of northwestern Long Island and sections of eastern Queens including Glen Oaks, Little Neck, Whitestone and Floral Park.
Suozzi first took office on Capitol Hill... | more

October 9, 2018 | The Island Now

In these increasingly partisan times, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) repeatedly stressed the importance of reaching across the aisle during an interview with Blank Slate Media on Friday.

“I know my duty is to hold the president accountable, but I will not say no just because he’s a Republican and I’m a Democrat,” he said. “I’ll say yes when I think it’s right and no when I think it’s wrong … I’m willing to work across party lines... | more

October 2, 2018 | The Island Now

The two candidates for the 3rd Congressional District won’t be meeting for a debate until Oct. 15, but Republican nominee Dan DeBono does not want to wait. He has repeatedly challenged U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi to a debate in the meantime.

“It is a sad day in New York when a career politician, seemingly gripped by fear and his own track record, refuses a reasonable request to engage in debate,” DeBono said in an email sent to voters. “If he... | more

September 21, 2018 | Newsday

ALBANY — Rep. Thomas Suozzi is calling on the federal government to hold public hearings on Long Island before proceeding with a proposal to install tidal gates across Long Island Sound to protect New York City from flooding.

The proposal would build massive tidal gates on the North Shore and be used in dramatic weather events and rising sea levels. The Army Corps has said tidal gates have worked for decades in Stamford, Connecticut;... | more

July 29, 2018 | Newsday

Since her brother, Scott Beigel, died in the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school, Melissa Zech has made a point of traveling from her Connecticut home to take part in anti-gun violence rallies.

Sunday morning, Zech, who grew up with Beigel in Dix Hills, drove with her husband and two children to Breezy Park in Huntington Station where the family joined 600 others at a student-led rally to show solidarity and call... | more

July 26, 2018 | PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, members of the House Problem Solvers Caucus introduced a package of changes to the House Rules to make Congress work for the American people. The proposed rule changes reward openness and transparency, encourage a willingness to reach across the aisle, create debate on divisive issues, and empower lawmakers to find real solutions concerning our nation's most pressing matters.

The package... | more

July 3, 2018 | The Island Now

Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) is among the members of Congress pushing for immigration reform in the wake of a family-separation policy that was widely condemned.

“The policy of separating children from their families at the border was immoral and un-American,” he said in a statement last week. “Instead of bad policies, implemented poorly, we need to strengthen our border security, while crafting comprehensive immigration reform... | more

June 6, 2018 | Long Island News

Huntington, NY - June 6, 2018 - Last night Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) hosted an event at the Laborers 66 Union Hall in Melville to recognize and celebrate young people who have chosen to pursue the American Dream with a career in skilled labor.

“Sixty percent of Americans do not go to college, and out of those that do, forty percent of them do not graduate. For a long time, emphasis has been placed on STEM (... | more

May 28, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the House's bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus — Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY23), Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ5), Thomas Suozzi (D-NY3), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA8), and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA20) signed the discharge petition that would force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security proposals under the “Queen of the Hill” rule. More than half of the Republicans who have signed are members of the Caucus.... | more

May 23, 2018 | The Wall Street Journal

I applaud President Trump’s mission to combat MS-13. The gang must be disrupted, dismantled and defeated. There should never be any disagreement about that, and presidential involvement is incredibly beneficial.

MS-13 members are ruthless and depraved. The gang models itself on organized crime syndicates throughout history. It is a murderous and destructive force in too many good communities across America, including Long Island, where... | more