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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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July 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Donovan released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 2825, legislation he cosponsored which reauthorizes the Department of Homeland Security for the first time since its establishment after 9/11.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – July 18, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today published the below op-ed on Medium:

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – July 14, 2017….The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation with Congressman Dan Donovan’s (NY-11) amendment seeking equity for Staten Island student-veterans.

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – July 13, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today continued his push for equity in student-veteran housing assistance for Staten Islanders by submitting an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, a must-pass bill that authorizes military spending.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – July 12, 2017….The House of Representatives today unanimously passed two bills cosponsored by Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former District Attorney, to combat America’s human trafficking network.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – July 12, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today introduced the bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act, legislation that protects survivors of dating violence and stalking by closing loopholes that allow abusers and stalkers access to guns. Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) introduced a companion bill in the Senate.

June 29, 2017 Press Release

“Mayor de Blasio's misguided ‘Sanctuary City’ policies have caused Congress to dangerously overreact and threaten the security of millions of innocent people in the New York-Long Island metropolitan area.

June 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – June 29, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former District Attorney, today voted to support Kate’s Law, which passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan 257-167 margin.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – June 27, 2017….Continuing his work to protect hardworking and middle-class taxpayers, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) led a letter with six members of the New York Republican Delegation urging U.S.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – June 27, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Mayor Bill de Blasio, Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, NYS Senator Andrew Lanza, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assemblyman Michael Cusick, NYS Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, NYS Assemblyman Ron Castorina, NYC Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo, and NYC Council Member Joe Borelli today sent a lette

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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.

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