Measure funds largest military pay raise in 8 years; provides highest level of funding ever for Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Package fully funds White House request to secure the Southern Border
Washington, DC – July 27, 2017….
Donovan-Fitzpatrick-Murphy Legislation Authorizes JCTAWS
Washington, DC—July 26, 2017....The House Homeland Security Committee passed bipartisan legislation on Wednesday introduced by Representatives Dan Donovan (NY-11), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), and Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) aimed at helping federal, state and local first responders prepare for terrorist attacks.
“The intelligence community has concluded that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election. I’m glad Congress and the Administration reached agreement on meaningful legislation that will make foreign governments think twice before meddling in our affairs. Russia must face consequences for its unacceptable behavior.”
Congress acts to pass bipartisan measures aimed at improving the lives of veterans by strengthening quality of programs, benefits and services
Washington, DC—July 25, 2017....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives last night voted to pass a series of 8 bills to improve opportunities, benefits, and services for those who have bravely served our country.
Congressman Donovan released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 2825, legislation he cosponsored which reauthorizes the Department of Homeland Security for the first time since its establishment after 9/11.
“We’ve forgotten that collaboration led to some of the biggest policy accomplishments of the 20th century”; “Instead of concentrating on the political points we have to gain, we need to focus on what the American people stand to lose if we don’t deliver”
Washington, DC – July 18, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today published the below op-ed on Medium:
DoD’s unfair student-veteran housing assistance formula provides $1,000s less to SI students compared to rest of City, despite similar housing costs; Donovan amendment sends DoD back to the drawing board on SI rental cost analysis
Washington, DC – July 14, 2017….The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation with Congressman Dan Donovan’s (NY-11) amendment seeking equity for Staten Island student-veterans.
DoD’s unfair student-veteran housing assistance formula provides $1,000s less to SI students compared to rest of City, despite similar housing costs; SI colleges/universities can’t recruit student-vets because of the disparity
Washington, DC – July 13, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today continued his push for equity in student-veteran housing assistance for Staten Islanders by submitting an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, a must-pass bill that authorizes military spending.
Donovan co-sponsored the bipartisan “Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Act” and the “Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act”; Since 2007, the National Human Trafficking Hotline has received 145,764 reports, including 7,572 in 2016 alone
Washington, DC – July 12, 2017….The House of Representatives today unanimously passed two bills cosponsored by Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former District Attorney, to combat America’s human trafficking network.
Legislation prohibits people who have abused domestic partners, been convicted of stalking from purchasing firearms
Washington, DC – July 12, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today introduced the bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act, legislation that protects survivors of dating violence and stalking by closing loopholes that allow abusers and stalkers access to guns. Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) introduced a companion bill in the Senate.