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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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October 30, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While Rep. Daniel Donovan, Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are pushing for Congress to pass a permanent extensionof the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, a new House bill can been drafted to extend the program only five years.

October 23, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- After collecting stories from Staten Islanders about their experiences with Hurricane Sandy, Rep. Daniel Donovan shared them with a Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator this week to put names to the many victims of the storm.

October 23, 2015 In The News

The Palestinian Authority should pay a still financial penalty for the violence taking place in Israel, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who is calling on the U.S. government to restrict future aid.

October 22, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York City is on its way to permanent federal funding to thwart attempts at nuclear attacks.

October 13, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- September 11, 2001, was 21-year-old firefighter Robert Serra's first day on the job.

Having graduated from the Fire Academy the day before, the Staten Island native saw the terrorist attack from the Verrazano Bridge and rushed home to grab his bunker gear.

October 12, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- As the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, Rep. Daniel Donovan is asking Staten Islanders to tell their stories in the hopes that it will make decision-makers reconsider federal disaster policies.

October 5, 2015 In The News

What Congress is doing to the sick and dying heroes of 9/11, many of them Staten Islanders, is a national disgrace. It's a low point in the history of American politics.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have yet to reauthorize the federal health program that provides monitoring and treatment for responders who toiled at Ground Zero.

October 3, 2015 In The News

It’s one thing to read about Israel. It’s quite different to visit.

Congressman Dan Donovan made a special appearance on Community Matters, a radio show on 570 AM that targets the larger Jewish community with an emphasis on the Orthodox community.

October 1, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While there is enough money to fund programs under the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act for another year, the act's expiration at midnight brought dismay to Staten Island's members of Congress.

September 30, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rep. Daniel Donovan was among the 277 House members to vote to keep the government funded on Wednesday.

The House of Representatives passed the measure by 277-151 after the Senate approved it by a 78-20 vote earlier in the day. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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