House passes legislation to improve national preparedness and response to extreme weather events
Washington, DC—January 12, 2017.... Congressman Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 to improve the prediction of high impact weather and storms.
House Passes Legislation to Roll Back Regulations that Hamper Economic Growth
Washington, DC—January 6, 2017.... Congressman Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills focused on curtailing burdensome federal regulations. The Midnight Rules Relief Act and the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act aim to spur economic growth and job opportunities by reining in government overreach.
House passes its own resolution co-sponsored by Donovan affirming American support for Israel, calling on U.N. to alter its one-sided measure
Washington, DC—January 6, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives formally condemned the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council in December. The U.N.
“This morning’s incident proved yet again why the NYPD is the best police force in the world. By all accounts, the officers involved did an exemplary job in protecting the public and pursuing the suspects. I know I speak for many of us in knowing that my family is safe and secure with our city’s officers patrolling the streets.”
"The U.S. was mistaken in failing to veto the U.N. Security Council resolution regarding Israel. One-sided resolutions are not a path to peace, and I condemn this resolution which underscores dangerous anti-Israel sentiments. Lasting peace will only come through direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian people.
"My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by yesterday's terror attack in Berlin and the people of Germany. This attack reminds us of the threats faced by citizens around the world and emphasizes the importance of combating radical terror. Today, we stand in solidarity with Germany and pledge to further our commitment to defending freedom and democracy."
Schumer, Donovan, Oddo pushed for expedited approval before year’s end; Approval is months ahead of schedule
Staten Island, NY—December 13, 2016….U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Mayor Bill de Blasio, Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo, and Staten Island elected representatives today announced the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.
Local high school senior uses computer programming skills to develop operating system and programs
Staten Island, NY—December 12, 2016….Today, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) honored Robert Avenoso, a senior at Tottenville High School, for winning the 2016 Congressional App Challenge. The Challenge is a nationwide competition aimed at encouraging elementary and high school students to pursue an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.
For 31 Years, Montalto Served As a Postal Worker in Tottenville; Montalto Also Worked As Secretary & Treasurer for Local Branch of American Postal Workers Union
Staten Island, NY—December 12, 2016....U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that the legislation to rename 3031 Veterans Road West on Staten Island in honor of Leonard Montalto has passed in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The bill now heads to the President’s desk for final signature.
Staten Island and Brooklyn Veterans Can Schedule Appointments, Meet One-on-One With VA
Staten Island, NY—December 8, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a new outreach initiative intended to deliver better casework services to the local veteran population. Starting in December, the VA will station a representative one day per month at Donovan’s Staten Island and Brooklyn District Offices.