“Our nation’s infrastructure, which once stood as an example of building superiority, strength, and innovation, has not kept pace with the needs of the American people. We can and must do better. Today, President Trump delivered a focused and inspired plan for a modernized system that will not only renew our crumbling roads and bridges, but will also strengthen the economy, make U.S.
Congressman Donovan released the below statement following the false tsunami warning alerts that were wrongly issued to East Coast residents, including New Yorkers, today. Donovan held a congressional hearing on analyzing the effectiveness our nation’s emergency alerts and warnings this morning:
Washington, DC – February 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) announced today that he joined the Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, chaired by Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-4) and Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7). The bipartisan group of lawmakers works together on policies to improve research, treatment, and awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
"This investigation has been litigated in the media for over a year with constant leaks and the presumption of guilt driven by political motivations clouding what should be an unbiased process. The American people deserve the full truth, and they have the right to evaluate information for themselves, which is in accordance with the law and why I supported releasing this document.
“Tonight, President Trump delivered a powerful message to the American people on building a safer, stronger and prouder nation. He outlined a vision of a united people, working together to face major challenges head-on and build off the progress made in the past year.
“After Senate Democrats shut down the government, prioritizing an unrelated issue over paychecks for our troops, Democratic mayors are now refusing to even speak to the President on another unrelated issue: infrastructure.
Washington, DC – January 19, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act to give all babies a fighting chance at life. The legislation requires that health care practitioners provide medical care to any infant that survives an abortion procedure or attempted abortion.
“House Republicans voted last night to keep government open, but Senate Democrats seem hell-bent on blocking the funding bill and trying to dupe the public into thinking it’s Republicans’ fault.
Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today voted to support the World Bank Accountability Act. The legislation, which passed the House by a 237-184 margin, institutes necessary reforms at the World Bank to ensure proper use of U.S.
Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications (EPRC), will hold a hearing on February 6, 2018 entitled “Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings.” The EPRC subcommittee will listen to and question witnesses from FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission, the City of New Y
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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.