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With Brooklyn Seniors, Rose Highlights Need to Protect and Fully Staff Social Security

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View photos from the visit HERE. Congressman Max Rose, who has helped recover nearly $200,000 in Social Security benefits for constituents so far this year, joined seniors at the St. Frances Cabrini Senior Club in Brooklyn today to discuss this importance of protecting Social Security and improve staffing and accountability at the Social Security Administration. “I’m proud to have helped return ne... Read More »

Rose Helps Reunite Brooklyn Family Separated by Travel Ban with Serious Health Issues

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Photos from today’s event HERE. Congressman Max Rose, a strong advocate in fighting the Travel Ban, was joined today by the Almulaiki family, Yemeni-Americans from Brooklyn who, with Rose’s help, successfully secured a Travel Ban waiver, allowing the wife to travel to the United States to be reunited with her family and receive critical medical treatment. Rose and the Almulaiki family called for a... Read More »

Rose Requests White House Install Staten Island Artist’s Installation to Shine a Light on Veteran Suicide

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View a photo of LoBaido’s piece HERE. Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran who has been a leader on addressing the public health crisis of veteran suicide, requested the White House install Staten Island artist Scott LoBaido’s piece on veteran suicide to help raise awareness for this critical issue. “Too many heroes are dying every day by suicide and simply not enough is being done,” said ... Read More »

Rose Challenges NYC Mayor: Join the Mayor’s Challenge to Combat Veteran Suicide

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Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran who has been a leader on addressing the public health crisis of veteran suicide, challenged New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to take seriously the issue of veteran suicide and join the national “Mayor’s Challenge,” a comprehensive program meant to empower city governments to build interagency teams for veteran suicide prevention efforts. “The Mayor is... Read More »

With Uncertainty Surrounding Future of Critical Opioid Funding, Rose Calls on Administration to Act

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Following reports that continued funding for opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery programs is in limbo for the next fiscal year, Congressman Max Rose led an effort urging the Administration to make clear that funding will continue as intended. “We’ve made progress, thanks in huge part to those on the front lines who have been doing incredible work to help those battling the disease of addict... Read More »

Rose to Travel to Israel to Meet with Top Israeli, Palestinian Officials

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Congressman Max Rose, who Chairs the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, will travel to Israel next week as part of a Congressional Delegation to gain firsthand understanding of regional challenges and America’s strategic relationship with Israel. “I’m excited to return to Israel as the first Jewish Congressman from Staten Island,” said Rose, an Army combat v... Read More »

Rose Leads Call for Federal Infrastructure Investment to Improve Staten Island Commutes

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Photos from the press conference HERE. Congressman Max Rose held a press conference on Staten Island today to call on all levels of government to do more to improve transportation, invest in infrastructure, and end the commuting nightmare Staten Islanders face on a daily basis. Rose was joined by State Senator Diane Savino, Assemblymember Michael Cusick, and Councilmember Debi Rose. “In the past e... Read More »

At Rally for A Cleaner & Safer Park Hill, Rose Calls for Improved Living Conditions

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View photos from the rally HERE. Congressman Max Rose today joined Councilmember Debi Rose, community leaders and residents at a Rally for a Cleaner & Safer Park Hill to pressure management to follow through on the commitments and promises to improve the living conditions, safety, and cleanliness at Park Hill Apartments. Despite committing to making critical repairs earlier this year, DelShah Mana... Read More »

Rose Calls for Transportation Investment, Commuting Upgrades for South Brooklyn

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Photos from the press conference HERE. Congressman Max Rose held a press conference in South Brooklyn today to call on all levels of government to do more to improve transportation, invest in infrastructure, and end the commuting nightmare South Brooklynites face on a daily basis. Rose was joined by State Senator Andrew Gounardes, Assemblymember William Colton, Councilmembers Justin Brannan and Ma... Read More »

Rose Statement on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Bill Being Signed Into Law

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Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran who led a bipartisan effort to build support for permanently renewing and fully funding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, issued the following statement on President Donald Trump signing into law the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act today: “T... Read More »

Rose Calls out Congress for Failing to Pass Infrastructure Bill

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Watch Rose’s speech on the House floor HERE. As the House of Representatives wrapped up legislative business before the August district work period, Congressman Max Rose delivered a scathing speech on the House floor tonight admonishing leaders in both parties for failing to pass a substantive infrastructure bill. Rose will continue this push with events in South Brooklyn and Staten Island next we... Read More »

Rose Slams Administration for Failing to Stop Illegal Importation of Fentanyl through JFK Airport

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Watch Rose’s line of questioning HERE; full hearing HERE. Congressman Max Rose chaired a hearing today to address the unprecedented opioid epidemic and urge action to stop the flow of illicit fentanyl into the United States. Rose highlighted the important role John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) plays in screening more than half of all international mail that arrives in the United States. ... Read More »

BREAKING: Following Rose’s Demand, Port Authority to Hold Additional Staten Island Hearing on Toll Hikes Proposal

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Following Congressman Max Rose’s demand that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) hold another hearing on Staten Island due to the inclement weather and torrential rain during Monday’s hearing, the PANYNJ has announced it will hold an additional hearing on its proposal to hike tolls and cut resident discounts on New Jersey bound bridges. “Every Islander deserves to have their voi... Read More »

Rose Pushes Bipartisan Effort to Prohibit Exorbitant Flood Insurance Hikes

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Congressman Max Rose is backing a bipartisan proposal that will protect homeowners from steep flood insurance rate hikes, secures the long-term stability of the National Flood Insurance Program, and safeguards homeowners in communities such as Staten Island and South Brooklyn from potentially exorbitant rate increases due to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) proposed Risk Rating 2.0... Read More »

Rose Statement on Senate Passing 9/11 First Responders Bill, Sending to President’s Desk

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Following House passage earlier this month, Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran who led a bipartisan effort to build support for permanently renewing and fully funding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate passing the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Com... Read More »