Federal funds awarded to New York through the Homeland Security Preparedness Grant programs strengthen New York City’s anti-terror and security preparedness capabilities; Grants support critical NYPD, FDNY, and NYC Transit and emergency management programs
Together with Rep. Katko (NY-24), Donovan sponsored bill to up federal response efforts to tick-borne diseases; Castorina has continuously advocated for tick safety and educated the public on how to avoid these diseases.
Original legislation will combat the rise in availability of dangerous child sex dolls; Safeguards needed to prevent importation of dolls that promote exploitation of children from global online marketplaces
Congressman asks City to donate statue at Columbus Circle to National Parks Service for placement on Staten Island
After weeks of conversations with the U.S. Coast Guard, Donovan formally requests analysis of options to keep private yachts from obstructing the Statue of Liberty
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
Officials also examined conditions at housing development after tenant complaints
Staten Island, NY—September 21, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Region II Administrator Lynne Patton today reviewed progress at the Living Breakwaters resiliency project and at a Sandy-damaged home undergoing elevation through the Build it Back program. Both initiatives are HUD-funded.
“President Trump delivered a forceful and inspired vision for a peaceful and prosperous world order based on sovereignty and mutual interest. President Trump emphasized his commitment to putting America first, and called on world leaders to do the same in their own countries.
“Police officers risk their lives to keep our families safe. They’re braver men and women than almost all of us, period. This professor, a self-proclaimed antifa member, is a sickening example of a dangerous movement that promotes violence against the very people who protect them. Adding insult to injury, this person earns a living teaching future police officers.