“My thoughts and prayers are with Majority Whip Steve Scalise as well as the staff and police officers injured this morning. The Capitol Police officers who responded likely saved many lives. I thank them for their work this morning and every day as they protect every member of Congress. I wish my friend Steve, and all the others affected by this morning’s horrible incident, a speedy recovery.”
Legislation institutes necessary reforms to improve veteran care by strengthening VA employee accountability standards
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives last night voted to pass H.R 338, legislation to build a stronger 21st century manufacturing and energy workforce. This bill prioritizes Department of Energy grant programs on education and training for manufacturing and energy-related jobs. It passed unanimously by voice vote.
Legislation institutes needed financial reforms to create jobs, grow the economy, and increase financial industry accountability; Under Dodd-Frank Act, monthly bank account service fees have increased 111% and one community bank or credit union closes each day
Legislation helps re-build communities and support Christians and other religious minorities affected by ISIS violence in Iraq and Syria
With Plans For Staten Island Seawall Now Underway, Fed Agencies Must Be On The Same Page To Ensure Project Will Meet All Necessary Requirements For Flood Insurance Relief & Deliver Cost Savings To HomeownersLetter to FEMA, Army Corps Urges Early Collaboration On Flood Map Changes; Formal flood map revision process can occur when seawall half-built, but advance planning should begin now
“Congratulations to Brock Long on being confirmed as the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA has made significant improvements to strengthen its emergency response capabilities over the past decade, and I hope Administrator Long will continue to build on this momentum.
Bipartisan group exploring solutions to tackle sexual assault; Donovan continuing his domestic violence, sexual abuse policy focus that began while he was District Attorney
Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that he joined the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. As Staten Island District Attorney, Donovan focused extensive resources on domestic and sexual abuse and secured the approval to build and the funding for the Staten Island Family Justice Center, which opened last year.
Legislation makes U.S. safer by bolstering the nation’s ability to prepare for and respond to attacks and disasters
Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today announced that his bill to bolster the nation’s capabilities to prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks and emergency situations unanimously passed the House Homeland Security Committee as a part of the Department of Homeland Securit