Latest News

Rose Hosts Forum on Anti-Semitism with Special Envoy Elan Carr

| Posted in Press Releases

Video of the forum HERE. STATEN ISLAND – Congressman Max Rose hosted a virtual forum last week on efforts to combat anti-Semitism with United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr, in partnership with the Council of Jewish Organizations of Staten Island, Staten Islanders Against Anti-Semitism, the Sephardic Community Center, and the Jewish Community Center of Staten Is... Read More »

Rose Joins Engel, McCaul & Zeldin to Introduce Legislation Supporting Israel’s Normalization of Relations with UAE and Bahrain

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose joined with fellow Congressmen Eliot L. Engel, Chair of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ranking Member Michael McCaul, and Lee Zeldin, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations this week to introduce legislation supporting the landmark normalization agreements between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and th... Read More »

House Passes Rose’s Anti-Bullying Legislation Named in Honor of Staten Islander

| Posted in Press Releases

Video of Rose’s speech HERE. The House of Representatives today passed Congressman Max Rose’s bipartisan legislation, Danny’s Law, to address bullying in schools. The legislation is named in honor of Daniel Fitzpatrick, a 13-year-old from Staten Island who took his own life as a direct result of bullying at school in August 2016. His mother became outspoken anti-bullying advocates and established ... Read More »

Rose Helps Unveil Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Framework, Calls for Immediate Action

| Posted in Press Releases

Photos from the press conference HERE. Congressman Max Rose today joined bipartisan Members of Congress from the Problem Solvers Caucus to unveil its “March To Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table. The package addresses key areas of need, including COVID-19 testing, unemployment insurance, direc... Read More »

Rose to Congressional Leadership: Failing on Funding Cannot be an Option

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose is urging Congressional leadership in both parties to rise above the politics and partisanship to pass substantive COVID-19 relief and to ensure government funding does not lapse at the end of the month, causing a government shutdown. Rose highlights the dire costs of failing to do either would have on struggling Americans. “I write to urge you to not only consider a continuin... Read More »

Rose Announces New Legislation to Protect Homeowners from Drastic Hikes in Flood Insurance

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose today announced new legislation he will introduce this week to protect homeowners from unexpected and potentially drastic hikes in flood insurance premiums by requiring the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to report on the impacts of any changes in the national flood insurance program before they go into effect. “Last year, I stood here and announced my opposition to... Read More »

Rose Statement on September 11th Anniversary

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose issued the following statement on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001: “Today we remember the pain that swept over our nation 19 years ago. Here in New York, it wasn’t just an attack on our country, it was the last time we hugged our loved ones goodbye, or saw our neighbors dropping their kids off at school. And while so many of us wish we could unle... Read More »

Rose Announces Progress in Reducing Social Security Case Backlog & Calls for SSA Hearing Offices for Staten Island and Brooklyn

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose announced today that following his efforts, the wait time for Social Security disability cases in New York City has been cut by more than half, from two years or more to 10 months or less and is calling on the Social Security Administration (SSA) to open Social Security Hearing Offices on Staten Island and in South Brooklyn. Staten Island and Brooklyn are the only two boroughs... Read More »

Rose, Lanza, Cusick Help Secure Return of Indoor Dining in NYC

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose, State Senator Andrew Lanza, and Assembly Member Michael Cusick, who have been leading bipartisan efforts to safely reopen indoor dining in New York City, issued the following joint statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that indoor dining will be allowed in New York City in a reduced capacity: “We appreciate Governor Cuomo hearing our calls and working with us to ... Read More »

Rose, Oddo Convene Roundtable with SI Hospitals on Preparation for Potential COVID-19 Second Wave

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo hosted a virtual roundtable discussion Thursday with leaders from Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) and Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) on lessons learned from the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and preparations for a potential second wave. The discussion focused primarily on the challenges and work needed to ens... Read More »

Joined by NY-11 Constituents, Rose Announces Over $18 Million Returned or Secured to Staten Islanders and S. Brooklynites

| Posted in Press Releases

Photos from the press conference HERE. Congressman Max Rose, joined by constituents from New York’s 11th Congressional District, announced that since January 2019, his office has helped secure or return more than $18 million that was owed to constituents, including over $16 million in COVID-19 relief funds. “When I took the oath of office, I swore that if it mattered to you, it mattered to me,” Ro... Read More »

Rose on President’s Order to Defund New York City

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose, who strongly denounced Mayor Bill de Blasio’s defunding of the New York Police Department, issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s orders to defund New York City: “With this order, President Trump is joining Mayor de Blasio in defunding the police. It was wrong then and it’s wrong now. I don’t care whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, I will not sit b... Read More »

Rose, Oddo Call for Travel Exemptions to Prevent Further Delays of New Staten Island Ferries

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo are calling for national interest exemptions to be granted to prevent further delays of the new ferries Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis and Sandy Ground. Currently, engineers from Germany who are required to complete inspections of the new ferries are barred from travelling to the United States due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. “Curre... Read More »

Rose, Local Officials Urge Expedited City Review of East Shore Seawall Design

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Max Rose, along with Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, and City Councilmembers Steven Matteo and Justin Brannan, is urging the New York City Public Design Commission to expedite its review of the design and plans for the Staten Island Seawall. “This project has been delayed enough by the absurd amount of bureaucratic red tape at all levels of government,” Rose said. “Last yea... Read More »

As the MET Reopens to the Public, Rose Calls for Disgraced Sackler Name to be Removed from Museum

| Posted in Press Releases

As the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the MET) re-opens its doors to the public today for the first time since the coronavirus shutdown, Congressman Max Rose is calling on the museum to remove the Sackler family name from its halls. “The Sackler family name is tainted by the blood of hundreds of thousands who have died from the opioid epidemic,” Rose said. “Their fortune was made on death and addicti... Read More »