Statement from Congressman Dan Donovan on Funding Bill
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) released the following statement in response to the House passage of the FY2017 omnibus appropriations legislation to fund the federal government:
“This government funding package is a good deal for the residents of Staten Island and South Brooklyn, and I am proud to have worked in a bi-partisan manner to get it passed. Amongst other provisions, this bill provides increased resources to fight the opioid and heroin abuse epidemic, strengthens funding to bolster national security priorities, and cuts government waste. The American people deserve results, and I look forward to seeing this bill pass the Senate quickly.”
-- Congressman Dan Donovan represents Staten Island and South Brooklyn in Congress. He serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He is New York City’s only Republican representative.