Glen Cove, NY - February 28, 2017 - In front of a packed auditorium of more than 400 people, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Queens, Long Island) fielded more than 50 questions from constituents at a town hall held at the Mid-Island Y Jewish Community Center in Plainview. Nearly 100 more people were unable to attend due to capacity limitations. The town hall was broadcast live on Facebook with more than 6,500 views that night and approximately 3,... | more
Two Long Island congressmen confronted questions from their constituents Thursday — one via teleconference and one at a crowded community center — in a pair of town hall events that were far less combative than the fiery forums that lawmakers in other parts of the country have faced recently.
Rep. Thomas Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), elected in November, took 50 questions from constituents for more than two hours at a forum held at the Mid-... | more
Congressman-elect Suozzi Announces Congressional Staff
Glen Cove, NY – Tom Suozzi, the Congressman-elect for New York’s third Congressional district, announced appointments of new members to his Congressional staff.
“This is a professional, qualified staff with both local and Washington experience, and a commitment to public service,” said Suozzi. “Everyone is talented, dedicated and has demonstrated an ability to go above and... | more
Americans are divided. Hate speech and hate crimes are spiking. Fake news is increasing. Terrorism threatens the world and 60 million refugees are displaced across the globe. Elected officials don't seem to get much done regarding the shrinking middle class, immigration reform, climate change, gun violence, and a whole bunch more. What should we do?
"Love thy neighbor."
That may seem like an odd and simplistic public policy... | more
Congressman-elect Suozzi Gets to Work
Tours Northport VA Medical Center, Visits U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Meets with Local Water Districts Regarding Plume
Glen Cove, NY – Tom Suozzi, the Congressman-elect for New York’s third Congressional district, is not waiting until he’s sworn in to get to work. In the weeks since his successful election, Suozzi, in addition to his responsibilities as an incoming member of Congress,... | more
Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi has defeated state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Nassau) in the race for the 3rd Congressional District seat.
“It couldn’t have been done without everyone in this room,” Suozzi said at his election party at the Cottage at the Milleridge Inn in Jericho, LI on Tuesday night. The former Glen Cove mayor thanked Martins for the race he ran, Rep. Steve Israel (D-Suffolk, Nassau, Queens) for his work for the... | more
North Shore voters chose Democrat Tom Suozzi over Republican Jack Martins on Tuesday to represent the 3rd Congressional District, keeping retiring Rep. Steve Israel’s seat in Democratic hands.
Suozzi, a former Nassau County executive, won 48.45 percent of the vote to state Sen. Martins’ 44.02 percent, a tighter margin than polls had predicted.
The win is Suozzi’s first in 11 years and brings him some political redemption after... | more
Tom Suozzi was sitting at home with a cold on Jan. 5 when his phone started to ring.
That was the day U.S. Rep. Steve Israel announced he would retire from Congress at the end of his 16th year, a surprise that caused a political stir on the North Shore.
The deluge of calls Suozzi got that afternoon encouraging him to run for Israel’s 3rd Congressional District seat took the edge off the cold and the existential questions he was... | more
Both candidates in the 3rd Congressional District have lengthy track records in local government and separate visions for the federal government to consider when choosing between Tom Suozzi and Jack Martins.
We believe that Suozzi is the clear choice on both counts.
Suozzi, a Democrat, was elected Nassau County executive in 2001 amid a budget crisis that required a state bailout to avoid bankruptcy following years of... | more