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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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March 15, 2018 Press Release
Measure is in response to a dog’s death on a United Airlines flight

Washington, DC – March 15, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today introduced legislation banning dogs from overhead compartments after Kokito, a French bulldog, died on a United Airlines flight. Kokito’s owner says a flight attendant required her to put her 10-month old dog in the overhead compartment and he did not survive the flight.

March 14, 2018 Press Release
Donovan cosponsored bill expands programs to improve school safety

Washington, DC – March 14, 2018….The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to pass a school safety measure cosponsored by Rep. Dan Donovan (NY-11). The STOP School Violence Act reauthorizes, modifies, and expands a Department of Justice program that awards grants to state and local governments to improve school security. It passed by a 407-10 margin.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

“Any person involved in the murder of a police officer should never be able to walk our streets again. It’s unfathomable to think that Herman Bell, a domestic terrorist and member of the Black Liberation Army, who murdered two NYPD officers – as well as a police officer from San Francisco – in cold-blood will be released on parole.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

“I had the pleasure of serving briefly with Mike Pompeo in Congress. He’s done a great job as Director of the CIA and will continue to serve our nation well as Secretary of State.

March 8, 2018 Press Release
Amendment mandates comprehensive strategy from DHS to combat vehicular terrorism

Washington, DC – March 8, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) yesterday advanced a measure to combat vehicular terrorism through the House Committee on Homeland Security.

March 7, 2018 Press Release
House passes legislation to modernize regulatory review process to eliminate regulations that harm consumers and economic growth

Washington, DC—March 7, 2018….Continuing his work to bolster the economy by curtailing burdensome regulations, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) this week voted to pass the Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act (H.R. 4607).

February 23, 2018 Press Release
Donovan nominated 18 local students for applications to Army, Navy, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies

Staten Island, NY—February 23, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) presented eighteen outstanding Staten Island and South Brooklyn students with certificates in honor of their nominations to the U.S. military service academies.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

“Our nation’s infrastructure, which once stood as an example of building superiority, strength, and innovation, has not kept pace with the needs of the American people. We can and must do better. Today, President Trump delivered a focused and inspired plan for a modernized system that will not only renew our crumbling roads and bridges, but will also strengthen the economy, make U.S.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Donovan released the below statement following the false tsunami warning alerts that were wrongly issued to East Coast residents, including New Yorkers, today. Donovan held a congressional hearing on analyzing the effectiveness our nation’s emergency alerts and warnings this morning:

February 5, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan group works to advance policies that improve treatment, awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases

Washington, DC – February 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) announced today that he joined the Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, chaired by Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-4) and Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7). The bipartisan group of lawmakers works together on policies to improve research, treatment, and awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

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