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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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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….

June 13, 2017 Press Release
Dept. of Energy report: skills gap leaves 1.5 million new jobs in energy sector unfilled; Legislation requires Dept. of Energy to prioritize grants that equip students for 21st century jobs

Washington, DC – June 13, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives last night voted to pass H.R 338, legislation to build a stronger 21st century manufacturing and energy workforce. This bill prioritizes Department of Energy grant programs on education and training for manufacturing and energy-related jobs. It passed unanimously by voice vote.

June 8, 2017 Press Release
Legislation institutes needed financial reforms to create jobs, grow the economy, and increase financial industry accountability; Under Dodd-Frank Act, monthly bank account service fees have increased 111% and one community bank or credit union closes each day

Washington, DC—June 8, 2017….Continuing his work to bolster the economy and financial opportunities for hardworking Americans, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to help pass the Financial CHOICE Act.

June 8, 2017 Press Release
Nearly 30,000 U.S. business travelers, including more than 2,300 NYers and 1,000 Washingtonians, access fast-track lanes at Asia-Pacific airports through ABTC program; Program set to expire in September 2018; failure to permanently reauthorize would put U.S. businesses at a disadvantage

Washington, DC—June 8, 2017….U.S.

June 7, 2017 Press Release
Legislation helps re-build communities and support Christians and other religious minorities affected by ISIS violence in Iraq and Syria

Washington, DC—June 7, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, voted to pass the Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017, legislation he cosponsored to support religious minorities – including Christians and Yazidis – affected by ISIS’ acts of genocide in Iraq and Syria.

May 26, 2017 Press Release
Donovan call comes after video evidence clearly shows Turkish officials violently attacking American citizens exercising their Constitutional rights on American soil

Washington, DC – May 26, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan today strongly condemned the indefensible – and likely illegal – attacks last week by Turkish personnel against American citizens protesting across the street from the Turkish Ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC. Donovan called on the U.S. State Department to expel those responsible and prohibit their reentry into the country.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
Letter to FEMA, Army Corps Urges Early Collaboration On Flood Map Changes; Formal flood map revision process can occur when seawall half-built, but advance planning should begin now

Staten Island, NY – May 24, 2017….U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Borough President James S. Oddo, and Minority Leader Steven Matteo today sent a joint letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

“My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by yesterday’s terror attack in Manchester and the people of the United Kingdom. We condemn this atrocity and support the efforts being made to bring those responsible to justice, which has already led to the arrest of one suspect.

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