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.
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.
“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.”
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.
“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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
"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."