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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

August 13, 2018 Press Release

Today, President Trump signed the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act into law. The legislation, which Congressman Donovan voted to pass earlier this summer, rebuilds our military and provides our troops with the resources they need to protect the homeland. Donovan was at Fort Drum for the signing ceremony.  

August 6, 2018 Press Release

The Iranian regime exploited the weakness of previous administrations to pursue its destabilizing behavior without consequence. That has ended under President Trump’s watch, and today’s sanctions announcement is another step forward in holding Iran accountable.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

“I offer my deepest condolences to Susan and the entire Molinari family on the loss of their beloved patriarch, Guy. As a Marine and dedicated elected official, Guy served our nation and Staten Island with distinction. He left an indelible mark on Staten Island that inspired countless others to a calling of public service. His legacy will long outlast his remarkable life.”

July 24, 2018 Press Release
Legislation makes improvements to DHS structure to improve defense capabilities in heightened threat environment; Bill uses insights from a previous Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing to counter weapons of mass destruction

Washington, DC—July 24, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, announced that his bill to better protect the homeland from evolving threats unanimously passed out of the House Homeland Security Committee today.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

“American workers are the engine of our economy and key to our nation’s prosperity. President Trump has made increasing opportunity a focus of his administration, and today he delivered a plan to empower more people and support a 21st century workforce.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence announced its legislative agenda to prevent and address instances of sexual violence across the country. The agenda showcases bipartisan legislation from members of the Task Force. The bills focus on a range of issues, from the sexual assault kit backlog to human trafficking and online safety.

July 18, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation improves U.S. efforts to prevent genocide and mass atrocity crimes; Bill named after Elie Wiesel who was a brave Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate who dedicated his life to defending human rights and promoting tolerance

Washington, DC—July 18, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, voted to pass the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act to help prevent acts of genocide and mass atrocity crimes. The bill, which was cosponsored by Donovan and passed the House by a 406-5 margin, enhances the U.S.

July 12, 2018 Press Release

“The hateful rhetoric seen aboard a bus bound for Staten Island today was reprehensible and will not be tolerated in our community. No race, religion, or ethnicity is superior to another – and it will never be acceptable to threaten or intimidate someone because of the God to whom they pray.

July 11, 2018 Press Release
Federal, state, and local security and education stakeholders discussed strategies to better protect schools and students; Witnesses included representatives from DHS, DOJ, Dept. of Ed, and the Staten Island Community Education Council

Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) this week hosted a hearing entitled Protecting Our Future: Addressing School Security Challenges In America.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

"Brett Kavanaugh is a brilliant legal mind who will uphold the Constitution and interpret the law, not legislate from the bench. He has a record of enforcing the text and original intent of our country's founding document and of protecting private citizens from government overreach. President Trump made an inspired choice, and I hope the Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh quickly."