“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.
“The President has just taken action to address the issue of family separations – a practice that has previously been used for years at the border. Now, Congress must work to fully tackle our broken immigration policies.
Washington, DC—June 19, 2018….The U.S. House of Representatives today passed two homeland security bills sponsored by Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11).
Washington, DC—June 19, 2018….Continuing his work to support those who have defended our freedom, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today introduced the Veterans Awareness (VA) Act to improve accountability and transparency at VA medical centers.
Congressman Donovan released the following statement on the Inspector General’s report findings, which highlighted misconduct at the highest levels of the FBI, including a deep anti-Trump sentiment held by FBI Agent Peter Strzok who was involved in both the Clinton email and Russia investigations.
Washington, DC—June 14, 2018....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.
Washington, DC—June 13, 2018….Today, 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.
“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.
“Strong U.S. leadership has delivered a historic opportunity for talks that could bring peace and stability to the Korean peninsula.
Washington, DC – June 8, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) this week voted to pass two bills – the Water Resources Development Act and the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act – to increase funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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Thousands of Staten Island homeowners will save on future insurance costs when new federal flood maps are revised under an agreement with the city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.