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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

December 14, 2017 Press Release
Experts: Sick dolls encourage child predators; Legislation prohibits interstate sale of lifelike dolls that promote the exploitation of innocent children

Washington, DC—December 14, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), along with a bipartisan coalition of 12 original cosponsors, today introduced the Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots (CREEPER) Act to ban importation and distribution of child sex dolls. Similar bans already exist in Australia and the United Kingdom.

December 13, 2017 Press Release
Legislation developed in aftermath of terrorist using rented truck to kill 8 in Manhattan weeks ago; “Shielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act” instructs DHS to develop tools to address evolving terror tactics

Washington, DC—December 13, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, introduced the Shielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act to better protect the homeland and keep Americans safe.

December 11, 2017 Press Release

“Thank God there weren’t more injuries or fatalities from this morning’s terror attack. The response by NYPD, FDNY, NYC Emergency Management, and other first responders should give all New Yorkers confidence – they’re the best in the world.

December 7, 2017 Press Release
Donovan, DHS officials discussed ways to improve defense capabilities in heightened threat environment

Washington, DC—December 7, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today led a hearing on Capitol Hill entitled Examining the Department of Homeland Security’s Eff

December 6, 2017 Press Release

“I support the President’s decision to formally recognize what has been the reality for a long time: Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The city is Israel’s seat of government and where the country conducts its national business, and it makes no sense to ignore this fact. Today’s announcement affirms that after eight years, the U.S.

December 5, 2017 Press Release
Donovan cosponsored bill cuts off Palestinian Authority financing until it stops compensating terrorists and their families; Legislation is named after U.S. Army Veteran Taylor Force who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist

Washington, DC—December 5, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today announced that the Taylor Force Act, legislation he cosponsored, passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

December 4, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers: Our constituents deserve the same relief as the rest of the country; we shouldn’t pay for everybody else’s tax cuts

Washington, DC—December 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congressman Peter King (NY-2), in another effort to preserve the state and local tax deduction, voted against sending the tax reform proposal to a conference committee.

December 4, 2017 Press Release
Sweeney noticed irregularities at an elderly woman’s home on her Staten Island mail route; she contacted police, who found woman inside had fallen days prior; Donovan memorialized Sweeney’s heroics in Congressional Record, presented Sweeney with formal copy of remarks

Staten Island, NY—December 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Staten Island Postmaster John Tanna today honored Lisa Sweeney, a long-serving letter carrier whose dedication to the job and her customers saved a woman’s life.

December 4, 2017 Press Release
Current proposals would raise taxes on New Yorkers to pay for tax cuts in other parts of the country; The Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy released a report showing that New York, New Jersey, California, and Maryland would pay an extra $16.7 billion in taxes, while the other 46 states would see a tax break worth more than $100 billion under this proposed legislation

Washington, DC – December 4, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in the Staten Island Advance. The piece includes an analysis of the current tax reform proposals and what needs to be changed to deliver true tax relief for all middle-class, taxpaying Americans.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – November 30, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) introduced H.R. 4462, the Taking Responsibility by Accounting for Corruption and Excess (TRACE) Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures federal contractors for disaster response cannot shield expenses and activities from audits and reviews.