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Rose Helps Lead Call for Trump Administration to Stop Playing Political Games with National Guard COVID-19 Response Efforts

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Congressman Max Rose joined with Congresswomen Cheri Bustos of Illinois and Deb Haaland of New Mexico yesterday to lead more than 30 lawmakers urging the Trump Administration to extend the activations of men and women in the National Guard for the entire duration of the declared disasters and emergencies so they can continue to assist with the nation’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic uninterru... Read more »

Rose Calls for Enhanced PPP Relief for NYC Restaurants in Next COVID Relief Package

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Congressman Max Rose, who has been a strong advocate for struggling restaurants across Staten Island and South Brooklyn, is urging Congressional leaders to prioritize relief for the restaurant industry through enhancements to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Specifically, Rose is calling for expenses including for PPE, insurance costs, and costs to conform to local government regulations as ... Read more »

Rose Slams Republican COVID Relief Proposal that Includes No Funding for State and Local Governments

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Congressman Max Rose issued the following statement slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed coronavirus relief bill which includes no direct funding for state and local governments and slashes unemployment benefits: “This proposal is proof that Mitch McConnell wants to fire cops, first responders, teachers, and those who have been on the frontlines putting their lives on the lin... Read more »

Rose Joins Bipartisan Call for Department of Justice Action on Anti-Asian Hate Crimes and Discrimination

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Congressman Max Rose, who has strongly condemned discrimination against the Asian American community throughout the coronavirus pandemic, joined a bipartisan group of 150 Members of Congress in calling for the Attorney General to take action and publicly condemn discrimination and violence toward Asian Americans. “The hate, violence, harassment and discrimination that has been hurled upon those in... Read more »

Rose-backed Bill to Compensate Public Safety Officers who are Disabled or Die from COVID-19 Goes to President’s Desk

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Congressman Max Rose, who led efforts in the House of Representatives to ensure public safety officers who contract the coronavirus while on duty are eligible to receive death and disability benefits, issued the following statement on the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act passing both chambers of Congress, sending it to the President’s desk to be signed into law. “The last thing a grievi... Read more »

Following FDA Authorization of Pooled Testing for Coronavirus, Rose Urges New York to Adopt Practice

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Following emergency authorization for pooled testing for the coronavirus by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this weekend, Congressman Max Rose is urging New York City to adopt the practice in order to more effectively and efficiently increase the city’s testing capacity. “We’ve come a long way in New York to bring down our coronavirus numbers, but until a vaccine is widely available, we nee... Read more »

Rose Leads NY Delegation Push for FEMA to Fully Fund Reopening Costs

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Congressman Max Rose is leading a push calling for the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) to absorb 100 percent of costs for approved COVID-19 related activities and to approve funding for the installation of workplace adaptations to allow people to safely return to work. “Our state, our city, and our businesses have taken on incredible costs to do what was necessary to beat back t... Read more »

Rose Joins Museum of Korean American Heritage, S. Korean Consul General for PPE Donation to Help Protect Staten Island’s Disability Community

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Photos from the donation HERE. Congressman Max Rose joined representatives of the Museum of Korean American Heritage and the Republic of Korea’s Consul General of New York yesterday to donate 2,200 masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) to Crossroads Unlimited, Inc., a nonprofit organization on Staten Island which provides care to individuals with developmental disabilities and behavioral h... Read more »

3 Staten Island Schools to Close due to Senate Inaction on State and Local Funding, Rose Calls for Action

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Congressman Max Rose issued the following statement on the announcement that three Staten Island schools will close due to inaction by the U.S. Senate to pass the Heroes Act, which provided billions in critical funding for state, local governments, and schools. According to Office of the Superintendent of Schools, the St. Peter-St. Paul School in New Brighton, St. Joseph-St. Thomas School in Pleas... Read more »

Combating Chinese Government Efforts to Exploit the COVID-19 Pandemic Goal of New Legislation by Rose

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Congressman Max Rose joined Congresswomen Kendra Horn of Oklahoma and Stephanie Murphy of Florida to introduce legislation yesterday requiring the U.S. government to identify, analyze, and combat efforts by the Chinese government to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic. “From the opioid epidemic, to trade, to our intellectual property, China has a long history of trying to rip off America,” said Rose, Me... Read more »