Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support a package of appropriations bills to “Make America Secure Again.” The legislation includes funding for the Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Energy and Water Development, the Legislative Branch, and $1.6 billion for physical barrier construction to secure the Southern Border.
The failure of the current healthcare reform process presents an opportunity for Republicans and Democrats to show the American people that we’re capable of working together to achieve tangible results. It’s time to end the bitter fighting and fix our healthcare system.
Continuing his work to protect hardworking and middle-class taxpayers, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) led a letter with six members of the New York Republican Delegation urging U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin to reconsider the proposed elimination of the federal deduction for state and local taxes (SALT), which is included in the Administration’s proposed tax reform plan.
DoD’s unfair student-veteran housing assistance formula provides $1,000s less to SI students compared to rest of City, despite similar housing costs; Donovan amendment sends DoD back to the drawing board on SI rental cost analysis
Donovan co-sponsored the bipartisan “Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Act” and the “Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act”; Since 2007, the National Human Trafficking Hotline has received 145,764 reports, including 7,572 in 2016 alone
Legislation institutes necessary reforms to improve veteran care by strengthening VA employee accountability standards
Donovan letter joined by Staten Island and Brooklyn elected officials calls for Secretary of Veterans Affairs to reverse decision to reduce critical services at Brooklyn VA Medical Center; New VA proposal would severely impact ability of thousands of Staten Island and Brooklyn veterans to easily access needed medical care
Staten Island, NY – August 16, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, NYS Senator Andrew Lanza, NYS Senator Martin J. Golden, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assistant Speaker Felix W.
“Here on Staten Island and Brooklyn, we all unfortunately know or have heard of families whose lives have been devastated by the opioid abuse epidemic. It’s estimated that more than 1,300 lives were lost to drug overdoses in New York City last year alone, and these types of statistics are rising at an alarming rate in communities across the country.
“HBO and similar companies invest a lot of time and energy into producing world-class entertainment, which unfortunately makes them targets for hackers around the world who think they can act with impunity.