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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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January 17, 2018 Press Release
Bill increases accountability, combats corruption, and strengthens management effectiveness at the World Bank

Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today voted to support the World Bank Accountability Act. The legislation, which passed the House by a 237-184 margin, institutes necessary reforms at the World Bank to ensure proper use of U.S.

January 17, 2018 Press Release
Subcommittee will examine causes of and solutions to Hawaii false alert; Government and industry experts to discuss current state of alert systems, how to avoid future mistakes

Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications (EPRC), will hold a hearing on February 6, 2018 entitled “Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings.” The EPRC subcommittee will listen to and question witnesses from FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission, the City of New Y

January 12, 2018 Press Release
Donovan, local veterans and education stakeholders discuss need for Department of Defense to merge Staten Island’s military housing area with the rest of New York City; Donovan calls on DOD to expedite study required under his passed legislation, which is a necessary step to fixing inequity

Staten Island, NY—January 12, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the College of Staten Island, and local Staten Island veterans today called on the Department of Defense (DOD) to expedite its study of Staten Island’s housing costs, which is necessary to fixing an inequity Staten Island student-veterans face under the military’s current “Basic Allowance for Housing” (BAH) form

January 12, 2018 Press Release
Local high school senior developed “Steer Clear” app to combat drunk driving

Staten Island, NY – January 12, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today honored Kathleen Coen, a senior at Notre Dame Academy, for winning the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. The Challenge is a nationwide competition that encourages students to pursue an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

January 10, 2018 Press Release
“As the city on a hill and a beacon for democracy, it’s America’s responsibility to stand in solidarity with people pursuing self-determination and freedom in every part of the world.”

Washington, DC – January 10, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in The Hill this week. The piece discusses the ongoing protests against the Iranian regime and the need for the U.S.

January 9, 2018 Press Release

“This afternoon, President Trump met with a bipartisan group of leaders to discuss immigration reform. He’s displaying remarkable political courage by trying to make a deal on a problem that’s been kicked down the road for years. I fully support President Trump’s push to secure the border, legislatively fix DACA, and reform our broken and backwards immigration system.

January 8, 2018 Press Release
Leaders from SI Board of Realtors and a local accountant/professor explain ramifications of capped SALT deduction on pocketbooks and home values

Staten Island, NY—January 8, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the Staten Island Board of Realtors, and a local accountant and College of Staten Island (CSI) Accounting and Finance Professor today detailed how the new tax law, which capped the SALT deduction, will negatively impact hardworking New Yorkers.

January 8, 2018 Press Release
ROTC Cadet Mark Kindschuh helped save a man’s life during June 2017 London terror attack; After Donovan recommendation, Secretary of the Army awarded Cadet Kindschuh with Medal for Heroism

Brooklyn, NY—January 8, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and military officials today honored ROTC Cadet and Brooklyn native Mark Kindschuh with the ROTC Medal for Heroism. Cadet Kindschuh, a student at Boston College, helped save a man’s life during a terror attack in a selfless act of heroism while studying abroad in London on June 3, 2017.

December 31, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dan Donovan, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, issued the following statement on continuing protests against the Iranian regime:  

December 22, 2017 Press Release
After Donovan advocacy, NYPD receives more than $36 million in grant funding for overtime costs related to protecting President Trump and the First Family

Washington, DC – December 22, 2017….Following months of advocacy on behalf of New York City, which included speaking with Republican leadership and testifying before the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that the New York Police Department was awarded a federal grant to cover overtime costs related to protecting President Trump and his family.

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