Continuing his public engagement and commitment to accessibility, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced he will host a live telephone town hall on the evening of Monday, April 17th. Donovan will also participate in three Facebook Live town halls moderated by local reporters. Rachel Shapiro (Staten Island Advance), Anthony Pascale (NY1), and Paula Katinas (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) will pose questions of their choosing to Donovan during three separate events in the coming weeks.
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Dan Donovan (R-NY) and U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) led a bipartisan letter with 110 of their colleagues urging the co-chairs of the House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Homeland Security to fund the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NPSG) at $50 million in the FY2018 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill. The letter cites an increase of anti-Semitic threats across the nation.
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, yesterday voted to pass two bills to combat North Korean aggression, which increasingly poses a threat to the security of the United States and its allies. H.R. 479, the North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act and H.Res. 92, a resolution condemning North Korea’s development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles both passed the House.
Continuing their work to combat the nationwide opioid epidemic, Congressman Dan Donovan (R-NY-11) and Congressman Tom Rooney (R-FL-17) today reintroduced the Comprehensive Fentanyl Control Act. The legislation focuses on saving lives by updating federal criminal law to reflect the potency of synthetic opioids like fentanyl and to stop the sale of pill presses purchased online by criminals who use them to mass produce counterfeit painkillers.
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced he intends to vote “no” on the American Health Care Act as currently drafted. Donovan singled out this week’s Medicaid amendment as one of the reasons for his decision. The provision effectively exempts New York State counties from contributing to the state’s Medicaid coffers, but it excludes New York City. Donovan’s constituents would, in essence, be paying for tax breaks for other New Yorkers.
Continuing his commitment to supporting policies that provide quality and affordable healthcare, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) gathered local healthcare stakeholders, including representatives from hospitals, community health centers, and private practices, for a roundtable discussion at his Staten Island District Office. The roundtable gave healthcare organizations and doctors an opportunity to discuss the U.S. healthcare system, including feedback on proposed reform legislation, challenges under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and innovative ideas to make healthcare more affordable and accessible.
Staten Island and South Brooklyn residents invited to participate in live events to express opinions and ask questions
Staten Island, NY – April 11, 2017….Continuing his public engagement and commitment to accessibility, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced he will host a live telephone town hall on the evening of Monday, April 17th. Donovan will also participate in three Facebook Live town halls moderated by local reporters.
“Supporting America’s Innovators Act” brings venture capital rules into the 21st century, improves opportunity for startups to access angel investors
Washington, DC – April 6, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted in favor of the Supporting America’s Innovators Act, which passed the House by a 417-3 margin. Entrepreneurs – the principal drivers of American innovation and growth – usually need early investors to get their fledgling businesses off the ground.
Legislation extends program to improve veterans’ access to healthcare
Washington, DC—April 6, 2017....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives voted to improve veterans’ access to healthcare by extending the Veterans Choice Program (VCP).