Rescissions package originally included $107 million cut to post-Sandy Bluebelt funding; Donovan intervened with House leadership to explain importance of Bluebelt and the cut was removed from the bill
Washington, DC – June 8, 2018….After Congressman Dan Donovan’s (NY-11) personal intervention, critical funding for Staten Island’s Bluebelt stormwater drainage system was saved from cuts as part of the U.S. House of Representatives’ $15-billion “rescissions package” that passed last night.
“Opioid abuse knows no boundaries. There is no state, community, or family that hasn’t been touched by this scourge – and President Trump has made it a priority to tackle this crisis on all fronts.
“This is just more insanity. Liberal activists are attacking ICE agents and military personnel for following the law in detaining an immigrant reportedly here illegally.
Legislation makes U.S. safer by enhancing the nation’s ability to prevent, prepare for, and respond to terror attacks
Washington, DC – June 6, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today announced that his bills to support national security efforts unanimously passed out of the House Homeland Security Committee.
“Not even top-tier education is safe from de Blasio's radical agenda. The City needs to focus on reforms that increase opportunities for all children instead of creating a ‘race to the bottom’ environment. An exam is an objective way for students to prove their credentials to elite schools, but this misguided policy basically tells them that their skills and performance shouldn’t matter.”
“Everywhere you look, America is winning again under President Trump’s leadership. Our enemies fear us, ISIS is decimated, consumer confidence is at a 17-year high, unemployment is at a 17-year low, and our borders and communities are more secure.
"Today's news that the North Korean summit is back on speaks to the exceptional work of President Trump and Secretary Pompeo. They're negotiating this incredibly complex and fluid situation beautifully, and we've seeing more progress on addressing the world's most dangerous peninsula in the past two months than we have in the past two decades."
Donovan, the NYC Veterans Alliance, and local veterans: The Dept. of Veterans Affairs must reverse a decision to close its ENT Clinic; Unit closure will reduce healthcare access for Brooklyn and Staten Island Veterans
Brooklyn, NY – June 1, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan, leaders from the NYC Veterans Alliance, and local veterans today gathered to demand that the Brooklyn VA Medical Center (VAMC) reverse a decision to shutter its ear, nose, and throat (ENT) Clinic.
Today, President Trump signed the Right to Try Act into law. The legislation, which Congressman Donovan voted to pass last week, permits terminally ill patients to access experimental treatments that haven’t fully passed FDA trials.
Congressman Dan Donovan released the following statement on President Trump signing the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act into law. Donovan supported and helped pass the bill in the House earlier this week: