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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »