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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


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October 11, 2016 Press Release
Fentanyl, 50 times more powerful than heroin, responsible for massive spike in opioid overdose deaths; DEA issued public warning to law enforcement officers exposed to fentanyl, which can be lethal at volumes the size of a grain of salt

Staten Island, NY—October 11, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today unveiled the Comprehensive Fentanyl Control Act, sponsored in partnership with Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17), in response to a national surge in overdose deaths caused by the substance. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 50 times more powerful than heroin and 100 times more powerful than morphine.

October 11, 2016 Press Release

“I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. Ken was a community leader and passionate about criminal justice, and his time was cut tragically short. My thoughts are with his family, friends, and the Brooklyn community.”

-- Congressman Dan Donovan served as Richmond County District Attorney from 2004 to 2015.

October 11, 2016 Press Release
Staten Island and South Brooklyn students invited to showcase coding skills through app development; submissions due November 2nd

Staten Island, NY – October 3, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that his office is accepting submissions for the 2016 Congressional App Challenge. A panel oflocal judges will review apps created by K-12 students and select a winning submission.