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Rose Helps Pass Bipartisan Anti-Robocall Bill, Sends to President’s Desk

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Congressman Max Rose helped pass the TRACED Act yesterday, a bipartisan, bicameral bill to address the rapid rise in illegal, unwanted, and often fraudulent robocalls. The bill requires phone companies to verify the identity of callers and block robocalls at no additional costs to consumers. The bill also gives the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) more authority to investigate and punish il... Read More »

Rose, Porter Introduce Bill to Bring Transparency, Accountability to Administration Family Members and Root Out Corruption

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Congressman Max Rose (NY-11) and Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) introduced the Transparency in Executive Branch Officials’ Finances Act today as part of their continued efforts to root out corruption in Washington by requiring additional accountability and transparency measures for political appointees and direct family members of the President and Vice President. “In order to regain the trust... Read More »

Rose Announces Formation of the Bipartisan Save Minor League Baseball Task Force

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Photos from the press conference HERE. Congressman Max Rose joined Representatives Lori Trahan (D-Mass.), David McKinley (R-W. Va.), and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) in announcing the official formation of the bipartisan Save Minor League Baseball Task Force yesterday. At the group’s inaugural meeting, Members of Congress met with Minor League Baseball (MiLB) President Pat O’Conner, Vice President Stan ... Read More »

Rose Honors Critical Work Done by Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations

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Video of Rose’s speech HERE. Congressman Max Rose gave a speech on the House floor today honoring Staten Islanders Mendy Mirocznik and Scott Maurer of the Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations (COJO) for their work to build bridges between the Jewish community and other religious traditions. Rose’s speech, as delivered: I rise today to recognize my dear friends Mendy Mirocznik and Scott Ma... Read More »

Rose Announces More than $2.2 Million in Additional Funding for Staten Island Mental Health Society

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Congressman Max Rose, a former non-profit healthcare executive, announced today that the Staten Island Mental Health Society, a division of Richmond University Medical Center, was awarded more than $2.2 million federal funding, on top of a $1.8 million grant that was awarded earlier this year, to support Head Start programs. “Once again, I am pleased to see the Administration making this investmen... Read More »

At Rose’s Veterans Town Hall, Focus on Mental Health, Access and Ensuring Vets Receive Care and Benefits they Deserve

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Photos from the town hall HERE. Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran and member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, hosted a Veterans Town Hall today with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) New York Harbor Health Care Director Martina Parauda at the SGT Michael J. Labetti VFW on Staten Island. The town hall included discussions on veterans homelessness and suicide, transportation... Read More »

Rose Joins Bipartisan Call for Reforms to New Bail & Discovery Laws to Ensure Public Safety

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Congressman Max Rose joined fellow New York Representatives Tom Reed, Peter King, Anthony Brindisi, John Katko, Elise Stefanik and Lee Zeldin in calling on the Governor and state legislature to make changes to the recently passed bail and discovery reform laws that are scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2020. “We can and we must ensure our justice system is fair and maintains our public saf... Read More »

Rose, Gottheimer Pressure TSA to Prohibit Potentially Dangerous Cookers from Airplanes

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Photo from the press conference HERE. Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence & Counterterrorism and Congressman Josh Gottheimer held a press conference at Newark Liberty International Airport today to call on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to include pressure cookers on the list of prohibited items. Pressure cookers have often been used ... Read More »

Rose, Oddo Host Staten Island Seawall Town Hall

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Photos from the town hall HERE. As construction of the East Shore Seawall nears, Congressman Max Rose hosted a Seawall Town Hall last night with Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, as well as representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York State and New York City government at Staten Island Technical High School. The town hall offered more than 100 residents an opportunity ... Read More »

Following Rose-led Push with Brooklyn Lawmakers, $9 Million in Federal Funding Awarded to Improve Bus Safety

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Photos from press conference HERE. Following a push by the Brooklyn Congressional delegation earlier this year, Congressman Max Rose announced at a press conference today that $9 million in federal funding was awarded improve bus safety and accessibility in South Brooklyn. “Four months ago, we organized and called on the federal government to listen to the needs of local residents, and disburse gr... Read More »

Rose Gives Congressional Tribute to Staten Island Community Leader Ms. Verna Campbell

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Watch video of Rose’s speech HERE. Following the passing of Staten Island activist, labor and community leader Verna Campbell, Congressman Max Rose gave a speech on the House floor today honoring her life and legacy. Ms. Campbell, who passed away on October 22nd, was a longtime labor leader with 1199 SEIU, fighting for labor rights and working diligently to give the African American community a st... Read More »

Rose Introduces Raising the Bar Act to Address Terrorist Content on Social Media

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Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence & Counterterrorism, introduced legislation today to help hold social media companies accountable and stop the spread of terrorist content online in a way that would “raise the bar” on how well social media companies shut down terrorist activity on their platforms. “Social media companies have become institutions in o... Read More »

Rose, Delgado Introduce Legislation to Ban Political Contributions from Opioid Manufacturers

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Congressman Max Rose joined fellow New York Congressman Antonio Delgado today in introducing legislation to halt political contributions from opioid manufacturers. The Save Lives Act would prohibit donations from corporate political action committees (PACs) of pharmaceutical companies that manufacture opioids. “After poisoning our children and killing our loved ones, opioid manufacturers should no... Read More »

Rose Joins Bipartisan Push to Save SI Yankees from Major League Baseball Cuts

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Congressman Max Rose joined a bipartisan effort with 102 of his colleagues in the House of Representatives to urge Major League Baseball (MLB) to abandon its plan to eliminate 42 Minor League teams, including the Staten Island Yankees. This effort follows recent reporting by the Staten Island Advance, New York Times, and others that the MLB’s proposal would disband short-season leagues like the Ne... Read More »

Rose, Harder Introduce Ban Corporate PACs Act

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Continuing efforts to root out corruption in Washington, Congressmen Max Rose (NY-11) and Josh Harder (CA-10) introduced the Ban Corporate PACs Act today that would ban corporate political action committees (PACs). In the 2018 election cycle, 1,732 corporate PACs gave more than $400 million to federal campaigns—more than any other type of PAC—including contributing more than $185 million directly ... Read More »