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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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October 17, 2017 Press Release

“Government’s most fundamental responsibility is protecting the country from attack. The President has sought travel restrictions from countries that are hostile to the United States or havens for terrorists, and the law grants him broad authority to institute such restrictions.

October 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Donovan released the following statement regarding the conviction of Ahmad Rahimi, who detonated bombs in New York City last year:
 
October 13, 2017 Press Release

“Years of appeasement have emboldened the Iranian regime, which continues to pursue the use of ballistic missiles, support terrorists, and carry out horrific human rights violations. Today, President Trump made it clear that the U.S. will no longer tolerate these aggressive actions.

October 13, 2017 Press Release
9/11 Commission cited communications between federal, state, and local first responders as a major problem; Donovan: During disasters, responders must be able to communicate on dedicated emergency frequencies

Washington, DC – October 13, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, held a Congressional hearing examining the status of emergency communications networks.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

“The current healthcare system is collapsing, further burdening hardworking Americans with soaring costs, canceled plans, and limited choices. President Trump is right to use his executive authority to help create a truly competitive marketplace that will drive down costs, increase consumer choice, and allow families to access the quality care they deserve.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

“In our community’s time of need, most of the country was there to support us. It’s our duty as one nation to help our fellow Americans, and I’m proud to cast a vote supporting those who desperately need assistance.

October 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Donovan testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the opioid crisis; Testimony highlighted his bill to combat fentanyl trafficking

Washington, DC – October 12, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee to advocate for a comprehensive strategy to combat the opioid abuse epidemic. His testimony highlighted the importance of treatment, education, and enforcement to addressing the deadly drug epidemic.              

October 11, 2017 Press Release

“President Trump made an excellent choice in Kirstjen Nielsen to lead the Department of Homeland Security. She has extensive experience in security policy and in navigating the department. I look forward to working with President Trump and Ms. Nielsen to protect the homeland, secure the border, and keep our country safe.”

October 10, 2017 Press Release
In August, Donovan led the drive to reverse a VA proposal that would have reduced medical services, harmed thousands of local veterans; Staten Island and Brooklyn vets will be able to continue using the Brooklyn VA hospital for complex medical procedures

Washington, DC – October 10, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced his successful advocacy to keep critical medical services at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center (VAMC). A proposed change would have required veterans to travel to Manhattan for certain inpatient surgeries, including open heart procedures, joint reconstructions, and appendectomies.

October 5, 2017 Press Release
“Building a Better America” budget reduces the deficit, promotes responsible spending, and strengthens national defense; Passage paves the way for pro-growth tax reform

Washington, DC—October 5, 2017....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support the “Building a Better America” budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2018.

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