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Rose Votes Against Heroes 2.0: ‘Voting on this bill means both sides have given up—and I will never vote to do that’

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Congressman Max Rose issued the following statement following his vote against the partisan COVID-19 relief bill, Heroes 2.0: “I was proud to stand with a bipartisan group of Members who put forth a proposal that helped kick-start negotiations for COVID-19 relief. Instead of both sides making necessary concessions and getting Americans the relief they desperately need, we’re back to passing partis... Read more »

Rose Calls on IRS to Set Up Taxpayer Assistance Center on Staten Island to Assist with COVID Relief Tax Implications

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In light of extensive COVID-19 financial changes implemented this year that will make tax filing more complex for families and businesses, Congressman Max Rose is urging the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to set up a Taxpayer Assistance Center on Staten Island in time for next year’s tax season. Staten Island is currently the only borough in New York City without a brick and mortar Taxpayer Assist... 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, 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 »

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

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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 Votes to Protect and Strengthen U.S. Postal Service

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Congressman Max Rose today voted to pass the Delivering for America Act, which passed the House of Representatives tonight with bipartisan support. The legislation, which Rose is a co-sponsor, provides additional funding to the United States Postal Service (USPS) and prohibits any changes to the operations or service levels that would impede prompt, reliable, and efficient service for the duration... Read more »

Rose Joins Fall, Turkish Cultural Center to Deliver Food to Salvation Army

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Photos from the donation HERE. With the coronavirus pandemic leaving so many New Yorkers out of work and struggling to put food on the table, Congressman Max Rose joined Assembly Member Charles Fall, the Turkish Cultural Center, and the Embrace Relief Foundation to deliver food to Staten Island’s Salvation Army for distribution to struggling Staten Island families. “The fallout from this pandemic ... Read more »

As First Responders Face Layoffs, Rose Joins Bipartisan Call to Continue COVID Relief Negotiations

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Congressman Max Rose joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers today in calling on Congressional leadership to return to the negotiating table in order to address the desperate need for additional COVID-19 relief. This follows reports from the New York Post and Politico New York that New York City is planning to lay off nearly 400 emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics due to budget shor... Read more »