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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

August 2, 2017 Press Release
Students recognized for competing in national Solar Car Challenge after designing and building solar powered car

Staten Island, NY—August 2, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today presented 19 ambitious Staten Island high school students with Congressional certificates in honor of their participation in the Solar Car Challenge, a national competition where students design, build, and race solar powered cars.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
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….

July 26, 2017 Press Release
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.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

“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.”

July 25, 2017 Press Release
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.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

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.

July 18, 2017 Press Release
“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:

July 14, 2017 Press Release
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.

July 13, 2017 Press Release
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.

July 12, 2017 Press Release
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.