Municipal and Government Executives Rally to endorse Croci
for NYS Senate
Patchogue, NY - Suffolk County Supervisors, Mayors and Government Officials gathered today, Monday, October 27th, on the grounds of Islip Mac Arthur Airport to show solidarity and support for Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci's candidacy for State Senator for the 3rd Senate District.
Each executive has had the opportunity to work with Tom
and are knowledgeable of the strengths and assets that he
will bring to the NYS Senate.
Each also used the opportunity to communicate their support for Tom
and to restate the importance of a Republican majority in the Senate for Long Island.
Collectively, they recognized that the implications of losing a Senate Republican majority are far reaching and none more significant than for Long Island.
With its diverse geography, culture and needs and, evidenced by past history, they pointed to Long Island's need for a strong Republican majority and solid Long Island representation to secure its future.
Brookhaven Town Supervisor, Ed Romaine stated, "As a neighboring town supervisor I have worked side by side with Tom on numerous issues.
Tom will be a true leader that is so desperately needed in Albany.
I look forward to continuing to work with Tom
on issues affecting the residents of Brookhaven Town as our representatives in Albany.
For these reasons and more I am solidly endorsing Tom Croci
"During Tom Croci's tenure as Town Supervisor, he has demonstrated outstanding capabilities and initiatives that will serve him well as a Senator of New York State," added Smithtown Town Supervisor Pat Vecchio.
has shown great sensitivity on all fronts.
I am sure he
will bring the kind of leadership that all of the Island needs.
Long Island needs Tom Croci
in the New York State
Senate and he
has my backing."
has done a yeoman's job taking a failing Town budget and turning it around.
We need Tom
in Albany to keep that momentum going for all residents in Islip, Brookhaven, and Long Island."
"When Sandy struck it was so gratifying to know that Tom Croci
was there, ready, willing and able to lend his
leadership, know-how and pre and post storm preparation helped save the Fire Island community from what could have been devastating circumstances.
helped get the services to restore our homes, our community and our hope.
That's the kind of representation we need in Albany.
We need Tom Croci
Clearly Senate Republicans have consistently delivered for Long Island and we need Tom
on that team to continue that focus and stop state money from being funneled to the City.
We have watched the work Tom has done in Islip and we need that kind of leadership working for the 3rd Senate District and the entire State of New York.
I am putting my support behind Tom
"I am proud and humbled by the words of my colleagues and friends who happen to be some of the brightest and most dedicated minds in Long Island government," said Tom Croci
"I am honored to have their support and will make it a priority to deserve their endorsement every day.
Long Island has its share of problems; taxes, jobs, education funding and reform, crime and safety - issues that are impacting every community from the north shore to the south, from western Nassau County to the tip of East End.
I firmly believe I can make difference here.
That by working collaboratively, using that same bipartisan approach that the Republican Senate is known for, we can make a difference for Long Islanders and the State."
As a former small businessman and partner in a national defense firm, Tom Croci
has experienced both sides of the workplace and knows firsthand how to grow the economy and support staff.
As our next State Senator, Tom Croci will use his experience to support employers and employees alike in Suffolk County.
It will be one of Tom's missions to grow jobs, not government.
Tom's military service and background also uniquely prepares him for issues of constituency safety.
Tom spent more than fifteen years on active and reserve duty, and having served as Deputy Executive Secretary of the Homeland Security Council at the White House under two Presidents; Tom has the experience and the qualifications to lead the Senate on issues of security and safety.
is running on the Republican, Conservative and Independence lines.
, Town and Village Executives join a long list of prominent organizations and individuals that have already endorsed Tom Croci
for Senate including: