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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


In The News

September 30, 2015 In The News

Congressman Dan Donovan met with cancer research advocates from Staten Island and Brooklyn Tuesday to discuss a new measure aimed at advancing medical research, and to call on Senate to pass the bill.

September 28, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Daniel Donovan has been in Congress for only four months but he has had quite an eventful time as a freshman lawmaker.

September 25, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Having witnessed Pope Francis speak to a joint session of Congress on Thursday, Rep. Daniel Donovan said, "It was an amazing event to experience live."

His holiness spoke about political and social issues, including immigration, the Syrian refugee crisis, environmental concerns, poverty, eroding family structures, terrorism and the death penalty.

September 23, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- With Pope Francis arriving in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Rep. Daniel Donovan said he hopes His Holiness will address Christian persecution in the Middle East.

Pope Francis arrived in the nation's capital on Tuesday, will stay Wednesday and Thursday for various events, including speaking to a joint session of Congress Thursday morning.

September 23, 2015 In The News

Congressman Dan Donovan joined local elected officials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Community Boards 10 and 11 yesterday to inspect Shore Road Park and identify opportunities for resiliency investments to protect the Belt Parkway during floods.

September 22, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Senators Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand, Congressman Dan Donovan and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that FEMA will be providing over $1.4 million in funding to restore Wolfe's Pond Park in Prince's Bay.

September 22, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Renewing the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act is an urgent matter and we owe it to those who have 9/11-related ailments.

That's the message elected officials and first responders are trying to get to Congress in pressing the act's renewal: sick and dying people need the act's benefits to get treatment.

September 14, 2015 In The News

It's not pie in the sky. The proposal to build an aerial tram above New York Harbor from Staten Island to Manhattan is more than simply a big idea.

As put forth by the Staten Island Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC), the concept of a 5.7-mile transit link towering over the water is viable at least.

September 11, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the many members of Congress opposing the Iran nuclear deal, Rep. Daniel Donovan is also among a large group arguing that President Obama broke the law by withholding from Congress the details of "side deals" made with Iran.