Legislation will require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to alert veterans of and hold public forums related to planned service changes or closures at VA Medical Centers; Bill idea emerged following roundtable discussions between Donovan and Staten Island and Brooklyn Veterans
Our immigration system is broken. For too long, Washington has failed to act to overhaul and enforce our laws – leading to porous borders, unchecked illegal immigration, and backwards policies. But today the House has a historic opportunity to fix the current challenges we face.
Donovan bills support vehicular anti-terror and first responder preparedness efforts; Legislation makes U.S. safer by enhancing the nation’s ability to prevent, prepare for, and respond to terror attacks
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman Dan Donovan’s legislation to help better protect innocent children from predators. The bipartisan Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots (CREEPER) Act will ban the importation and transportation of child sex dolls. Pedophiles buy and sell the lifelike silicone dolls, which resemble children as young as three years old, through online websites and marketplaces.
Continuing his work to combat the opioid crisis ravaging communities across the nation, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives this week voted to pass 35 bills to strengthen prevention, treatment, and enforcement efforts. The series of legislation includes measures to support the research and development of non-addictive pain medications and treatments, enhance support for people and veterans suffering from addiction, and fight the importation and use of synthetic opioids and illicit drugs like fentanyl.
“The historic summit we saw last night solidifies that strong leadership surpasses strategic patience. The objectives laid out, including total denuclearization and sanctions remaining in place until nukes are removed, will promote stability and increased global security. This is the first step in a long process, and maintaining pressure on North Korea will be critical to keeping the regime honest. The journey ahead will require extreme vigilance – but as President Trump stated “peace is always worth the effort.” Every person should be rooting for continued success on this front. The President and administration have shown how tough diplomacy and unwavering resolve deliver results.”
“American workers are the engine of our economy and key to our nation’s prosperity. President Trump has made increasing opportunity a focus of his administration, and today he delivered a plan to empower more people and support a 21st century workforce.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence announced its legislative agenda to prevent and address instances of sexual violence across the country. The agenda showcases bipartisan legislation from members of the Task Force. The bills focus on a range of issues, from the sexual assault kit backlog to human trafficking and online safety.
Bipartisan legislation improves U.S. efforts to prevent genocide and mass atrocity crimes; Bill named after Elie Wiesel who was a brave Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate who dedicated his life to defending human rights and promoting tolerance
Washington, DC—July 18, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, voted to pass the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act to help prevent acts of genocide and mass atrocity crimes. The bill, which was cosponsored by Donovan and passed the House by a 406-5 margin, enhances the U.S.