“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.
Wall funding part of “Border Security for America Act,” which passed out of the Homeland Security Committee today
Washington, DC – October 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support President Trump’s proposed border wall by authorizing $10 billion for deployment and construction. The measure is part of the Border Security for America Act, which authorizes the federal government to take a variety of steps to stop illegal entries in the United States.
Staten Island and South Brooklyn students invited to showcase coding skills through app development; Submissions deadline is November 1st
Staten Island, NY – October 3, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that his office is accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. The competition, open to Staten Island and Brooklyn students, aims to develop an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.
Staten Island and South Brooklyn residents invited to join Donovan to ask questions, discuss policy issues, and learn about casework resources
Staten Island, NY – September 29, 2017….Continuing his public engagement and commitment to accessibility, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced he will be hosting a series of ‘Coffee with Your Congressman’ events at several locations throughout Staten Island and South Brooklyn in the coming weeks.
“It’s been three decades since the last major tax overhaul, and President Trump deserves a lot of credit for taking this issue head-on. Tax reform will create jobs, incentivize businesses to invest in the U.S., and put more money in the pockets of hardworking families.
“Protecting the homeland from rogue nations and terrorist organizations that wish Americans harm is our government’s number one responsibility. I fully support President Trump’s executive order, which recognizes new, evolving threats our nation faces from North Korea and Chad, and I applaud the Administration’s commitment to prioritizing American security interests.
New York State Unified Court System to receive $797,784 in grants appropriated by Congress through Department of Justice programs; Drug courts were a major focus for Donovan when he served as Richmond County District Attorney; they continue to be a priority in Congress
Staten Island, NY – September 22, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced grant awards to the New York State Unified Court System for drug courts and veterans treatment courts.
Officials also examined conditions at housing development after tenant complaints
Staten Island, NY—September 21, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Region II Administrator Lynne Patton today reviewed progress at the Living Breakwaters resiliency project and at a Sandy-damaged home undergoing elevation through the Build it Back program. Both initiatives are HUD-funded.
“President Trump delivered a forceful and inspired vision for a peaceful and prosperous world order based on sovereignty and mutual interest. President Trump emphasized his commitment to putting America first, and called on world leaders to do the same in their own countries.
“Police officers risk their lives to keep our families safe. They’re braver men and women than almost all of us, period. This professor, a self-proclaimed antifa member, is a sickening example of a dangerous movement that promotes violence against the very people who protect them. Adding insult to injury, this person earns a living teaching future police officers.