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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

May 16, 2018 | Long Island News

Huntington, NY - May 16, 2018 - On Monday, May 14, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) hosted the Biotech and Life Sciences Roundtable to promote the growth of the “495 Research Corridor on High-Tech Island”. The event was held at the Cold Spring Harbor Library.

“There is no question about it, Long Island has the talent; excellent high schools and universities. We are home to some of the nation’s most innovative biotech... | more

May 11, 2018 | Newsday

Three federal lawmakers are urging Amtrak to better cooperate with the MTA’s efforts to link the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal as part of its East Side Access project.

Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens), and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan) sent a letter to Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson on Friday requesting that the national passenger railroad “immediately... | more

May 7, 2018 | Long Island Weekly

Congressman Tom Suozzi recently announced that Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has been awarded a contract of $7,255,294 by the Department of the Navy to develop machine learning algorithms (MLAs) for the Reactive Electronic Attack Measures (REAM) Program. The project is expected to be completed by December 2019, with all work being done on site in Bethpage.

“The aerospace and defense industries are a critical component of our district’... | more

April 23, 2018 | Newsday

A three-year plan will address a host of staffing and infrastructure problems that have plagued the 90-year-old Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northport and led to widespread disgruntlement among its 1,800 employees, the facility’s director said on Monday.

Director Scott Guermonprez discussed the plan in a meeting with Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) at the sprawling medical complex.

Guermonprez said he will hire... | more