Note: Earlier today, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced plans to bring opioid abuse legislation up for a vote in the House of Representatives in the coming weeks.
Smugglers have already attempted to sell nuclear material to ISIS
Staten Island, NY—March 31, 2016….As representatives from dozens of nations are meeting this week in Washington, DC for the sixth annual Nuclear Security Summit, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today called for concrete international commitments to boost security at nuclear facilities.
Bipartisan letter to President Obama focuses on New York job losses the deal would cause
Washington, DC—March 24, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and 16 other New York Members of Congress today sent a letter to President Obama expressing their opposition to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
Nationwide contest open to all high school students; winning artwork to be displayed in U.S. Capitol
Staten Island, NY—March 23, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Open to high school students around the country, the competition is an opportunity for Staten Island and South Brooklyn students to showcase their artistic talents. One winning submission from each Congressional district will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.
“Here at home, we’re much too familiar with the pain and suffering that dozens of Belgian families feel right now. To those who are injured, Serena and I pray for a speedy recovery; to those who were lost, we pray for their loved ones.
“I’ve always said I only care about results and solutions, not partisanship. Today, Secretary Kerry had the moral conviction to label ISIS’s atrocities as genocide. Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities are being slaughtered by the thousands simply because they refuse to renounce their faith, and ISIS would impose the same brutality here if they could.
Donovan calls Obama cuts “dangerous” and “unconscionable”
Washington, DC—March 15, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today held a hearing examining the impacts of President Obama’s proposed homeland security grant cuts.
House of Representatives overwhelmingly passes resolution; Donovan calls on Secretary Kerry to label ISIS massacres “genocide”
Washington, DC—March 14, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on Homeland Security, voted this evening to declare genocide in the Middle East.
Note: Earlier today, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the “Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act,” which authorizes grants for local education, treatment, and enforcement programs. Donovan announced his support for the legislation in February.
Leaders from Christian, Jewish, Muslim communities stand shoulder-to-shoulder in common plea to call ISIS atrocities what they are
Staten Island, NY—March 10, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Council Member Joseph Borelli, and leaders from the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities today called on Secretary of State John Kerry to declare that ISIS atrocities against religious minorities constitute “genocide.” Leaders from the world’s three major religions stood shoulder-to-shoulder in a common plea for internati