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August 31, 2020



As New York City continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Council Member Debi Rose will introduce two bills at the New York City Council's Stated meeting this af...

July 22, 2020

To boost the academic and creative performance of North Shore students, Council Member Debi Rose allocated nearly $1 million in technology upgrades to 10 North Shore schools in the Fiscal Year 2021 budget.

“My focus this budget year has been on our young people, and tha...

July 1, 2020

In the last four months, we have faced a public health crisis, an economic crisis and a crisis of injustice. With the city on shutdown, we have been working around the clock to negotiate a budget like none we have ever negotiated. I thank Speaker Johnson for his leader...

June 18, 2020

The city’s second “Black Lives Matter” street mural will be painted this Thursday and Friday on Richmond Terrace between Borough Hall and the 120 Precinct, Council Member Debi Rose announced. 

"This mural will send a long-overdue message to all that Black lives do matte...

May 1, 2020

I come to this issue from a perspective of double discrimination. I represent thousands of constituents who live in public housing or other densely populated areas and who work as grocery workers, delivery drivers, health care workers, MTA employees and others who have...

April 10, 2020

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April 9, 2020

Dear Mayor Bill de Blasio:

We understand that this year’s budget will be like none in recent memory, with painful cuts for many New Yorkers. At the same time, we share a longstanding commitment to protecting the health and well-being of...

February 28, 2020

February 27, 2020

Chancellor Richard A. Carranza

NYC Department of Education

52 Chambers Street

New York, NY 10007

Executive Superintendent Anthony Lodico

NYC Department of Education

715 Ocean Terrace, Building A, Room 200

Staten Island, NY 10301

Dear Chancellor Carranza and Ex...

February 25, 2020

Amid an evening of song, dance and inspiration, Councilwoman Debi Rose will honor several  community leaders in her annual celebration of Black History Month on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Philips Baptist Church, 77 Bennett Street, Port Richmond....

February 12, 2020

Staten Island, NY – As summer break approaches, tens of thousands of low-income public school students and their families are relying on Summer Youth Programs to keep them safe, fed, and positively engaged. However, $20 million in funding for Summer Youth Programs serv...

December 18, 2019

Hundreds of Liberians on Staten Island will not have to make the chilling choice between returning to a still-struggling nation or remaining here in the shadows

Liberians living in the United States under temporary authorization would be eligible to remain here and begi...

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