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... ›› read more
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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... ›› read more
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... ›› read more
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Calls legislation “deeply flawed,” urges Republicans to work with Democrats
Today, Congressman Tom Suozzi issued the following statement after Senate Republicans unveiled their proposed health care bill.
“It’s really disappointing that this ill-... ›› read more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) is not ready to support a single-payer health care plan that comes with an income tax increase, he told constituents Monday night.
While he said a single-payer system, in which the government would cover most health care costs, is ideal on an “academic... ›› read more
Everyone agrees Russia has been working to undermine our democracy, as well as democracies throughout Europe, including Central and Eastern Europe. Unfortunately, too many Americans and elected officials have been distracted from Russia's treachery because of the pitched battle regarding Putin's... ›› read more
WASHINGTON — As Nassau County executive, Thomas Suozzi oversaw a workforce of nearly 10,000. If he had an idea, it usually became a reality.
“I was the boss. I’d sit around and say, ‘You do this, you do this,’ ” said Suozzi, Long Island’s newest House member, as he hurriedly walked the... ›› read more
I’m sitting in my Capitol Hill office a few weeks ago, meeting with three well-dressed, well-spoken young men who earn salaries in the high five and low six figures. You see the type a lot in Washington, but these guys are different. They’re not lobbyists. They don’t represent Wall Street or any... ›› read more
Rep. Thomas Suozzi, left, talking with Hitemco customer relation specialist Noel Gibilaro, center left, Hicksville Machine Work president John Spiezio center right and Telephonics president Kevin McSweeney, during a presser to push development of Long Island's aerospace industry at Telephonics... ›› read more
Congressman Thomas Suozzi speaks during the Long Island Congressman Thomas Suozzi speaks during the Long Island Aerospace & Defense Industry Roundtable at the Cold Spring Harbor Library Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Long Island’s defense manufacturers should create a... ›› read more