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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

June 29, 2017 Press Release

“Mayor de Blasio's misguided ‘Sanctuary City’ policies have caused Congress to dangerously overreact and threaten the security of millions of innocent people in the New York-Long Island metropolitan area.

June 29, 2017 Press Release
Bill named after Kate Steinle, who was murdered in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrant who had been deported five times

Washington, DC – June 29, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former District Attorney, today voted to support Kate’s Law, which passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan 257-167 margin.

June 27, 2017 Press Release
Donovan letter joined by NY Republicans stresses inequity of double taxation, calls for Administration to consider changes; NY already sends more money to feds than it gets back; removing deduction would increase NY tax burden by $14.8 billion per year

Washington, DC – June 27, 2017….Continuing his work to protect hardworking and middle-class taxpayers, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) led a letter with six members of the New York Republican Delegation urging U.S.

June 27, 2017 Press Release
Unfair formula gives Staten Island student-vets 52% less than other boroughs in housing assistance; Electeds: Dept. of Defense formula harms Staten Island schools and vets; it must change

Washington, DC – June 27, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Mayor Bill de Blasio, Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, NYS Senator Andrew Lanza, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assemblyman Michael Cusick, NYS Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, NYS Assemblyman Ron Castorina, NYC Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo, and NYC Council Member Joe Borelli today sent a lette

June 20, 2017 Press Release

“Congratulations to Brock Long on being confirmed as the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA has made significant improvements to strengthen its emergency response capabilities over the past decade, and I hope Administrator Long will continue to build on this momentum.

June 15, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan group exploring solutions to tackle sexual assault; Donovan continuing his domestic violence, sexual abuse policy focus that began while he was District Attorney

Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that he joined the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. As Staten Island District Attorney, Donovan focused extensive resources on domestic and sexual abuse and secured the approval to build and the funding for the Staten Island Family Justice Center, which opened last year.

June 15, 2017 Press Release
Legislation makes U.S. safer by bolstering the nation’s ability to prepare for and respond to attacks and disasters

Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today announced that his bill to bolster the nation’s capabilities to prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks and emergency situations unanimously passed the House Homeland Security Committee as a part of the Department of Homeland Securit

June 15, 2017 Press Release
Bill authorizes United States military to work with Israel to establish capabilities to detect and neutralize tunnels used by terrorist organizations

Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Dan Donovan (R-NY), both members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced new bipartisan legislation to bolster Israel’s efforts to detect, map, and eliminate tunnels used by terrorist organizations to support and launch terrorist attacks against Israel.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

“My thoughts and prayers are with Majority Whip Steve Scalise as well as the staff and police officers injured this morning. The Capitol Police officers who responded likely saved many lives. I thank them for their work this morning and every day as they protect every member of Congress.

June 13, 2017 Press Release
Legislation institutes necessary reforms to improve veteran care by strengthening VA employee accountability standards

Washington, DC—June 13, 2017….