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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

April 15, 2018 | Newsday

The lack of meaningful immigration reform was the focus of a bipartisan community event Sunday in Plainview headlined by Reps. Peter King and Thomas Suozzi.

The forum at the Mid-Island Y Jewish Community Center in Plainview included discussion of comprehensive immigration reform and the need to extend protections for immigrants under DACA and TPS. Immigrants worry they will be deported in the aftermath of Trump administration calls to... | more

April 4, 2018 | The Queens Gazette

Congress Member Grace Meng (D-Queens), Tom Suozzi (D-LI, Queens), Joe Crowley (D-Queens, Bronx), Greg Meeks (D-Queens), Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn, Queens) and Kathleen Rice (D-LI), members of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced on April 2 that they have secured a provision in the newly enacted omnibus appropriations bill which directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to examine new methods of measuring aircraft noise in... | more

March 27, 2018 | Long Island News

LONG ISLAND, NY – The tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018, carried out by 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, stands as one of the worst school mass shootings in history. When the smoke had cleared, Cruz – armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle – was responsible for the death of seventeen people and the wounding of seventeen more. Cruz was subsequently arrested – although... | more

March 19, 2018 | Long Island News

Glen Cove, NY - March 19, 2018 - Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-NY) shaved his head yesterday during the annual St. Baldrick’s Day foundation event at the Downtown Cafe in Glen Cove. Suozzi did so to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer.

Suozzi raised money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the Nicholas J. Pedone Foundation. Nicholas Pedone, who lived in Glen Cove with his parents, was diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer.... | more

March 15, 2018 | The Queens Chronicle

Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) has a new ally in his effort to stop the helicopter noise that infuriates many in northeast Queens.

Last Thursday, Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Suffolk, Nassau, Queens) announced that he sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration endorsing a resolution about the issue, which Vallone introduced in the Council in 2015. The resolution calls on the FAA to change the North Shore Helicopter Route so that... | more