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September 26, 2017 | The Island Now

Kevin Berrezueta has been a resident of Roslyn since he was 7 years old. He attended Harbor Hill Elementary, graduated with AP credit from Roslyn High School in 2012 and is currently a senior studying international business at Baruch College. In six months, he could be forced to return to his home country of Ecuador, a place that has not been home for 15 years.

“It’s hard for me … I felt like crying,” he said. “I’m like, wow, this is... | more

September 20, 2017 | The Island Now

It lacked the vitriol of town halls held by his Republican counterparts, but there were still plenty of frustrated citizens at U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi’s town hall Tuesday night in Port Washington.

In the two-hour session at the Landmark on Main Street, the 3rd District congressman, a Democrat from Glen Cove, answered over a dozen questions before 125 Port Washington residents. There were questions on topics ranging from military spending... | more

July 31, 2017 | Newsday

A bipartisan group of House members on Monday proposed fixes to the Affordable Care Act that they said would stabilize insurance markets and provide key concessions to Republicans and Democrats.

The Problem Solvers Caucus, with 22 members each from the major parties, said it reached a consensus this weekend on several elements of healthcare reform, following the Senate’s failure early Friday to repeal major components of the ACA, or... | more

July 29, 2017 | Newsday

Fifty miles of Route 25A that New York State in May designated as George Washington Spy Trail would receive national historic status under legislation introduced by two Long Island congressmen.

Rep. Thomas Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) Saturday stood outside his Huntington office with actor and Long Beach native Ian Kahn, who plays George Washington in AMC’s “Turn: Washington’s Spies,” which takes place in part along the trail, to announce the... | more

July 28, 2017 | Long Island News

Bethpage, NY - July 28, 2017 - Today, an amendment introduced by Rep. Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) which increased funding levels for the Navy/Grumman plume and other contaminated sites around the country by $42 million, passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. Congressman Pete King (R – Seaford) supported Suozzi’s efforts. Overall, 25 Republicans joined 189 Democrats in passing the amendment.

“This is a... | more

July 12, 2017 | Newsday

The battle for the future of the Democratic Party is being fought at places like the Nathan Hale Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Huntington Station.

That’s where freshman Rep. Thomas Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) held a town hall Monday night. Yet despite Suozzi’s admirable commitment to near-monthly sessions, parked cars overflowed onto the grass, and attendees clamored for question time. Because a number of them were there to push him to... | more

June 28, 2017 | Long Island Weekly

Appropriately, John Lennon’s “Power to the People” was on the sound system. A member of Congress was about to face his constituents, and the evening would live out Jefferson’s phrase about governments “deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” The questions covered topics as close as the neighborhood and as far away as Russia—as well as the vast gap that separates the two major political parties.

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June 26, 2017 | Press Release

June 26, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi slammed the Senate’s proposed health care plan after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released figures showing that 22 million people would lose their health insurance and that premiums and deductibles would rise, making health care more expensive for millions of Americans.

“This CBO score confirms what we already knew, which is the Senate’s health care bill would be... | more

June 26, 2017 | Long Island Weekly

Appropriately, John Lennon’s “Power to the People” was on the sound system. A member of Congress was about to face his constituents, and the evening would live out Jefferson’s phrase about governments “deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” The questions covered topics as close as the neighborhood and as far away as Russia—as well as the vast gap that separates the two major political parties.

Democratic... | more

June 24, 2017 | Newsday

Local and federal officials Friday called on the state, the U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman to release documents relating to the handling of all radioactive materials at a former research, testing and manufacturing facility in Bethpage.

Separately, the Navy released a report about contamination associated with those Bethpage operations and said full containment of groundwater plumes emanating from there was not feasible and likely... | more