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Representing the 11th District of New York

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January 17, 2018 Press Release

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.

January 17, 2018 Press Release

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

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—January 12, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the College of Staten Island, and local Staten Island veterans today called on the Department of Defense (DOD) to expedite its study of Staten Island’s housing costs, which is necessary to fixing an inequity Staten Island student-veterans face under the military’s current “Basic Allowance for Housing” (BAH) form

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY – January 12, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today honored Kathleen Coen, a senior at Notre Dame Academy, for winning the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. The Challenge is a nationwide competition that encourages students to pursue an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – January 10, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in The Hill this week. The piece discusses the ongoing protests against the Iranian regime and the need for the U.S.

January 9, 2018 Press Release

“This afternoon, President Trump met with a bipartisan group of leaders to discuss immigration reform. He’s displaying remarkable political courage by trying to make a deal on a problem that’s been kicked down the road for years. I fully support President Trump’s push to secure the border, legislatively fix DACA, and reform our broken and backwards immigration system.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—January 8, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the Staten Island Board of Realtors, and a local accountant and College of Staten Island (CSI) Accounting and Finance Professor today detailed how the new tax law, which capped the SALT deduction, will negatively impact hardworking New Yorkers.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

Brooklyn, NY—January 8, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and military officials today honored ROTC Cadet and Brooklyn native Mark Kindschuh with the ROTC Medal for Heroism. Cadet Kindschuh, a student at Boston College, helped save a man’s life during a terror attack in a selfless act of heroism while studying abroad in London on June 3, 2017.

December 31, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dan Donovan, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, issued the following statement on continuing protests against the Iranian regime:  

December 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – December 22, 2017….Following months of advocacy on behalf of New York City, which included speaking with Republican leadership and testifying before the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that the New York Police Department was awarded a federal grant to cover overtime costs related to protecting President Trump and his family.

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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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