Coronavirus Resources

Rose Convenes Roundtable with Brooklyn Hospitals, Elected Officials on Preparation for Potential COVID-19 Second Wave

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Congressman Max Rose hosted a virtual roundtable discussion today with leaders from Brooklyn hospitals and local elected officials 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 ensure necessary hospital capacity, staffing, and medical supplies, continuing to increase te... Read more »

Rose Calls on Mayor to Bring Primary Healthcare Services Directly to Public Housing Residents

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Citing the coronavirus’ role in exacerbating the myriad of health challenges that public housing residents already face, Congressman Max Rose is calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chairman Gregory Russ to allow currently unused spaces in NYCHA properties to be used as sites for Federally Qualified Health Centers. “Public housing residents face a myriad of h... Read more »

Rose Announces Winner of 2020 Congressional Art Competition

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See photo of the winning artwork HERE. Congressman Max Rose announced the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition today. For this year’s competition theme of “Salute to Public Servants,” students were asked to submit artwork that honors those who serve the community. After receiving submissions from all over the district, Rose selected Prince’s Bay resident Giovanna Campagnino-Lomonaco’s ... Read more »

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 »