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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

September 21, 2017 Press Release
Officials also examined conditions at housing development after tenant complaints

Staten Island, NY—September 21, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Region II Administrator Lynne Patton today reviewed progress at the Living Breakwaters resiliency project and at a Sandy-damaged home undergoing elevation through the Build it Back program. Both initiatives are HUD-funded.

September 19, 2017 Press Release

“President Trump delivered a forceful and inspired vision for a peaceful and prosperous world order based on sovereignty and mutual interest. President Trump emphasized his commitment to putting America first, and called on world leaders to do the same in their own countries.

September 15, 2017 Press Release

“Police officers risk their lives to keep our families safe. They’re braver men and women than almost all of us, period. This professor, a self-proclaimed antifa member, is a sickening example of a dangerous movement that promotes violence against the very people who protect them. Adding insult to injury, this person earns a living teaching future police officers.

September 15, 2017 Press Release
Community Health Center of Richmond, Beacon Christian Community Health Center each receive $175,100 in federal funds; Grant dollars stem from Donovan-supported legislation taking aim at substance abuse epidemic

Washington, DC – September 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced grant awards to two local community health centers for opioid abuse treatment, education, and prevention. The Community Health Center of Richmond and Beacon Christian Community Health Center will each receive $175,100 in grant funding allocated by Congress through the U.S.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

“For decades, previous Administrations wouldn't dare to expend their political capital to try and negotiate an immigration solution. Naysayers of the President will find a way to criticize what he ate for breakfast, but fact is he deserves credit for trying to get it done. This should be a wake-up call to those in Congress who refuse to negotiate in good faith.”

September 14, 2017 Press Release
Under current law, membership in a criminal street gang does not make an immigrant inadmissible or deportable; “Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act” changes immigration law to restrict admission and allow for deportation of known members of criminal gangs

Washington, DC – September 14, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former prosecutor, today voted to pass the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act. The legislation, which passed the House by a 233-175 margin, updates immigration law to permit deportation of known members of a criminal gang who are in the country illegally.

September 14, 2017 Press Release
Package includes funding to protect the homeland, strengthen disaster preparedness, combat the opioid abuse epidemic, and secure the Southern Border

Washington, DC – September 15, 2017….

September 13, 2017 Press Release
Legislation creates specialized database to study the high incidence of cancer among firefighters; Data will help develop new safeguards, equipment, and protocols to better protect first responders while on the job

Washington, DC—September 13, 2017.... Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill focuses on saving lives by establishing a specialized database to study the high incidence of cancer among firefighters. Donovan introduced the Rep.

September 12, 2017 Press Release
Legislation restores funding for security lab based in New York City that researches, develops, and evaluates new technologies for law enforcement officers and first responders

Washington, DC—September 12, 2017.... Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that his amendment to restore funding to the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

September 11, 2017 Press Release

“Sixteen years ago, Americans across the country went about their routine unaware that our nation would be changed forever. We watched as terrorists attacked New York City and our nation because of the ideals our great country embodies – freedom, liberty, equality and opportunity. Today, we remember the innocent lives lost and support their families.