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Rose’s Office to Host Small Business and Nonprofit Webinar with Local Experts to Help Those Impacted by COVID-19

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Following passage of the historic, bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provided hundreds of billions in relief for small businesses and nonprofits, the Office of Congressman Max Rose will host a webinar this Friday with local experts to help businesses and nonprofits navigate these new programs and apply for much-needed relief. “The SBA helps small businesses... Read More »

Rose Introduces New Legislation to Provide Relief to Medical Providers Impacted by COVID-19

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Congressman Max Rose introduced new legislation today to provide critical relief for medical providers who have been gravely impacted by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rose’s legislation, which was introduced in pro forma session today, would establish a program to provide very low-interest loans to health care organizations to assist such organizations with anticipated revenue loss ... Read More »

Rose Announces RUMC to Begin COVID-19 Testing

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Congressman Max Rose announced today that following approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first diagnostics testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) by Cepheid, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) will be one of the first in New York City to begin using this technology which returns tests in approximately 45 minutes compared to the typical turnover of days. Earlier this month,... Read More »

Rose to Deploy to National Guard to Assist Staten Island Coronavirus Response Efforts

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Congressman Max Rose will deploy to the National Guard this Wednesday, April 1 where he will work for the coming weeks at Staten Island facilities to assist in coronavirus response efforts. Rose, a Captain in the Army National Guard, will serve as an Operations Officer. “Over the past month I have seen acts of incredible bravery and sacrifice by our first responders, nurses, doctors, and essential... Read More »

Rose Presses CDC to Prioritize NYC Labs for COVID-19 Testing Materials

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Congressman Max Rose, a former nonprofit healthcare executive who has been calling on the Administration to drastically expand coronavirus (COVID-19) testing capabilities for weeks, sent a letter to the head of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) urging it to ensure labs are able to obtain the necessary chemicals and reagents for COVID-19 tests. “We’ve greatly expanded testing acces... Read More »

Rose Praises Arrival of USNS Comfort in NYC to Assist in COVID-19 Response

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Congressman Max Rose, who was the first to call for a Naval hospital ship to be deployed to New York City to assist in the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), issued the following statement on the USNS Comfort arriving in New York Harbor today: “It’s a beautiful sight for us all to see the USNS Comfort arriving in New York City today giving the clear message to all New Yorkers that reinforceme... Read More »

Rose Applauds VA Action to Treat Non-Veteran Patients to Assist NYC’s COVID-19 Response

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Congressman Max Rose, a Member of the Committee on Veterans Affairs who has been leading the push for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) to embark on its Fourth Mission, issued the following statement applauding today’s announcement that VA will assist New York City’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) by opening 50 beds to non-Veteran patients to ease the burden on local hospitals. “We’... Read More »

As Number of First Responders with COVID-19 Continues to Rise, Rose Calls on Mayor to Utilize Federal Funding to Increase PPE

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As the number of New York City first responders testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise, Congressman Max Rose is urging New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to substantially increase funding for personal protective equipment (PPE) for first responders. “In the scariest of times and darkest of days, our City’s Finest and Bravest continue to show up and put their lives on the lin... Read More »

Rose Helps Pass Emergency Coronavirus Relief, Sending Over $40 Billion to New York

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Watch Rose’s floor speech HERE. Congressman Max Rose voted today to pass the historic, bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide over $40 billion in much-needed relief to New York. The legislation, which passed the Senate on Wednesday, was passed by the House of Representatives by a voice vote and heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Prior to th... Read More »

Rose Joins Meng in Introducing Resolution to Denounce Anti-Asian Sentiment Caused by Coronavirus

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Congressman Max Rose joined fellow New York Congresswoman Grace Meng to introduce a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives this week that denounces the anti-Asian sentiment caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus. “Our Asian-American neighbors are already putting their safety and security on the line every single day to work on the front lines of this crisis - as doctors and nurses, law... Read More »

As Brooklyn VA Prepares to be Central Treatment Center for NYC Veterans with COVID-19, Rose Calls for Increase in Capacity

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Congressman Max Rose, Member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, is urging the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to take steps to drastically increase capacity for treatment at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center. This push follows guidance from VA that all New York City veterans who receive VA care and who need to be hospitalized with coronavirus (COVID-19) will be admitted to the Brooklyn VA. “... Read More »

Rose Leads Bipartisan Push of 15 NY Reps. Pushing for Cost of Living Adjustments to Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

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Congressman Max Rose was joined by a bipartisan group of 14 other Members of the New York Congressional Delegation in calling for a cost of living adjustment (COLA) in calculating economic stimulus payments to individuals. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s latest proposal includes limits on coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus payments for individual with annual salaries over $75,000. “The figur... Read More »

Rose Proposes Ft. Hamilton as Potential Site for Military Field Hospital Deployment

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Following Secretary of Defense Mark Esper stating today that the Department of Defense is prepared to deploy military field hospitals to help address the coronavirus (COVID-19) surge, Congressman Max Rose requested Ft. Hamilton be examined as a potential location for deployment. “We’re waging war on the coronavirus and here in New York City we desperately need reinforcments,” said Rose, an Army co... Read More »

FDA Approves GenMark Automated COVID-19 Test Equipment Following Rose Push

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Following a push by Congressman Max Rose, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved manufacturer GenMark’s automated testing equipment for coronavirus (COVID-19), which will significantly boost testing capacity and bring at least one new GenMark automated machine to New York City’s Public Health Lab. The GenMark equipment will allow approximately one thousand more tests per day at the lab, w... Read More »

As Hospitals Face Capacity Limits, Rose Proposes Examining VA Facilities as Option to Expand Healthcare Capacity

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As New York continues to seek every possible avenue to increase hospital capacity in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Congressman Max Rose, Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, wrote to Governor Andrew Cuomo today urging him to consider requesting from the federal government that Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals and facilities be opened up to the general public o... Read More »