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Rose Gets Results, Passes Bill to Increase VA Transparency Through Committee

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Continuing his efforts to increase transparency and accountability at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), Congressman Max Rose passed his VA Reporting Transparency Act with bipartisan support though the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today, sending it to the full House of Representatives for consideration. “This is an important step towards more transparency and accountability at the V... Read More »

Rose Leads Dozens of House Dems in Asking State Dept: Why Aren’t White Supremacist Groups Listed as Foreign Terrorist Organizations?

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Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, led a letter with 39 other Members of Congress to the Secretary of State today demanding answers as to why white supremacist extremist groups are not included on the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). The Congressman’s letter follows the attack on a German synagogue last week which m... Read More »

Rose Stands with Staten Island Workers in Fight Against Offshoring of American Jobs

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Congressman Max Rose was joined by Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1102 members today at the E-ZPass New York call center facility on Staten Island to highlight efforts to fight against offshoring of good-paying American jobs and stand up for workers’ rights protections. “I’m sick and tired of seeing the American taxpayer prop up companies that turn around and screw over hardworking ... Read More »

Rose Introduces Veterans Service Days at Staten Island Office

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Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran, announced today that his office will provide the first of a new series of monthly Veterans Service Days on October 16th. On the third Wednesday of each month, veterans and their families will have an opportunity to meet with staff from the NYS Division of Veterans Services and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to process benefits claims, as well as o... Read More »

Rose Statement on Anti-Semitic Terrorist Attack on German Synagogue which was Live-Streamed Online

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Congressman Max Rose, Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism who recently chaired a joint hearing on the challenge of white nationalist terrorism at home and abroad, issued the following statement on the recent terrorist attack on a German synagogue during the High Holy Days: “This disgusting terrorist attack was meant to cause incredible destruction and d... Read More »

Rose, Morelle, Veasey Introduce Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs for Seniors

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Congressmen Max Rose (NY-11), Joe Morelle (NY-25), and Marc Veasey (TX-33) introduced legislation this week that would use savings from Medicare prescription drug negotiations to lower Medicare Part D costs for low-income seniors. H.R. 4620, the More Help for Seniors Act of 2019, would raise the income limits for eligibility under the Medicare Part D low-income subsidy program, which would help lo... Read More »

Rose Joins Port Richmond High Schoolers for Roundtable on Gun Violence Prevention

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Photos from the roundtable HERE. Congressman Max Rose, a member of the Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, held a roundtable with Port Richmond High School students today on preventing gun violence. This was the second in a series of roundtables Rose will hold with students throughout Staten Island and South Brooklyn. “Hearing from these students was a powerful reminder of how the fe... Read More »

Rose Hosts Commuting Town Hall in Brooklyn, Fifth Town Hall of the Year

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Surpassing his pledge to host four public town halls in his first term, Congressman Max Rose hosted a Commuting Town Hall at Il Centro in South Brooklyn Friday night in which he touched on issues including transit accessibility and the upcoming Brooklyn bus redesign, split tolling on the Verrazzano Bridge and efforts to decrease congestion, and public safety—among other issues. “We have serious tr... Read More »

Continuing Push for VA Transparency, Rose & Cisneros Introduce Bill to Make Public VA Reports

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Congressmen Max Rose (NY-11) and Gil Cisneros (CA-39), members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced legislation today as part of their continued efforts to increase transparency and accountability at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA). Earlier this year, Rose and Cisneros were successful in pushing the VA to fix its website to better serve the veteran community and comply ... Read More »

At Staten Island Town Hall, Rose Announces Support of Impeachment Inquiry

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At a Commuting Town Hall on Staten Island tonight, Congressman Max Rose announced in opening remarks that he supports the ongoing impeachment inquiry into allegations regarding the President of the United States and his Administration abusing power and threatening national security to further political interests. “So while the President of the United States may be willing to violate the constituti... Read More »

MTA Moves Forward on Microtransit Proposal Following Rose Push, Congressman Urges Staten Island Implementation

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Congressman Max Rose, who has made improving transportation a top priority, today responded to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) taking a first step towards implementing integrated mobility programs such as ridesharing or microtransit to help bridge the “first and last mile” problem in the outer boroughs. Rose led a bipartisan letter in July urging Governor Cuomo to implement microtr... Read More »

Rose Announces Additional Funding for Staten Island Parks

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Congressman Max Rose announced today that 10 Staten Island parks received funding to repair the damage left by Hurricane Sandy. These funds come as part of a nearly $8 million grants awarded to New York from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Staten Island has been rebuilding from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy for too long,” Rose said. “This additional funding is a crucial step ... Read More »

Bipartisan Rose-Backed Effort to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking Passes House

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The House of Representatives today passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Congressman Max Rose to establish a Joint Task Force at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to stop the inflow of foreign fentanyl and other opioids into the United States. “Nothing will distract from my continued efforts to stop the flow of illicit fentanyl into our communities,” said Rose, a member of the Freshme... Read More »

Rose Statement on Ongoing Investigation into Allegations Against the President

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Congressman Max Rose released the following statement today on the ongoing investigation into allegations against the President regarding Ukraine: “I've now sworn an oath to uphold the Constitution twice and I take my Congressional oath just as seriously as when I deployed to Afghanistan. That's why I will not operate on any false timeline when our national security is at stake. My constituents—an... Read More »

On Preventing Gun Violence, Rose to Parkland Survivor: ‘I don’t know how much more blood has to be spilled in this country’

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Video from the hearing HERE. In a powerful hearing on school safety and gun violence, Congressman Max Rose expressed his frustration at the fact that little has changed in the wake of numerous mass shootings at schools and throughout our country. “If Sandy Hook happened again tomorrow somewhere else, do you think we would act [with regards to school safety] and gun control?” Rose asked Parkland sh... Read More »