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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York



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March 22, 2017 Press Release

Donovan: “Recognizing that the status quo is failing isn’t, on its own, a compelling reason to vote ‘yes’ on the current replacement plan”

March 16, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget document:

March 15, 2017 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—March 15, 2017…. 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.

March 13, 2017 Press Release

We didn’t think we agreed on undocumented immigration. We were wrong.

By Dan Donovan and Cesar Vargas

(Washington Post)

March 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Congressman Daniel M. Donovan, Jr.

March 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—March 10, 2017.... Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) helped advance the protection of endangered animals by introducing the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act.

March 6, 2017 Press Release

“This executive order’s rollout seems smoother and more controlled than the first rollout. The Administration has rightly made adjustments to exempt lawful permanent residents and current visa holders, eliminated the indefinite ban for Syrian refugees, and provided adequate lead time to prepare the agents who will execute the order.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—March 1, 2017…. Continuing his work to support those who bravely served our country, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) last week gathered local veterans and advocacy organizations for a roundtable discussion at his Staten Island District Office.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—February 28, 2017....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today hosted a hearing entitled, The Future of FEMA: Recommendations of Former Administrators, on Capitol Hill.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—February 28, 2017….Continuing his advocacy for New York City, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today testified before the House Appropriations Committee to call for full federal reimbursement for the costs associated with protecting the President and his family.


In The News

October 18, 2016 In The News

Thousands of Staten Island homeowners will save on future insurance costs when new federal flood maps are revised under an agreement with the city.

October 18, 2016 In The News

Joseph Fernino, a 20-year-old from Staten Island, overdosed on heroin this past February. Paramedics who rushed to his aid had to administer two shots of naloxone, a drug that usually can revive a patient in the grips of an overdose with only one shot.


October 14, 2016 In The News

Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, and 25 to 50 times more potent than heroin, but drug users are unknowingly taking it and dying of overdoses, something Rep. Daniel Donovan hopes to curb with the introduction of a new bill.

October 14, 2016 In The News

A bill announced Tuesday would significantly reduce the minimum possession threshold for fentanyl to trigger mandatory minimum sentences, the latest target of lawmakers as they seek to take action against the opioid crisis.

October 11, 2016 In The News

The United States government is concerned that carfentanil, a powerful opioid that has caused a rash of overdose deaths, could be used as a chemical weapon and has discussed the matter with China, the State Department said Friday in response to an Associated Press investigation.

September 20, 2016 In The News

Foreign threats should never dictate American policy, but that’s unfortunately what will happen if President Obama vetoes the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, as he’s threatening to do.

February 29, 2016 In The News

I'm honored to have been appointed chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications. In that role, I'll be a leader in Congress in overseeing the federal government's disaster response and instituting policies that keep our communities secure.

February 24, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who has been tapped to head a House subcommittee on emergency preparedness, will hold a hearing on March 15 on President Barack Obama’s proposed cut in anti-terrorism funding.

February 19, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan and Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who started an initiative on Staten Island two years ago that allows residents to drop off their old prescription drugs at police precincts, are now trying to expand their give-back program citywide.

February 18, 2016 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Like many parents who find their child addicted to heroin, Cecilia Olsen was in denial when her high school-aged son started using drugs.