Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) released the following statement in response to the House passage of the FY2017 omnibus appropriations legislation to fund the federal government:
Budget agreement allocates $25M for Homeland Security grant to protect vulnerable non-profit and faith-based facilities, such as Jewish Community Centers
Washington, DC – May 3, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today announced that the omnibus appropriations bill, which is expected to pass Congress later this week, includes $25 million in funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).
Funding bill makes major investment in combatting opioid crisis, provides $650 million more for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration than last year
Washington, DC – May 2, 2017….The funding agreement expected to pass Congress this week doubles down on the federal government’s commitment to providing the resources needed to turn the tide in the battle against opioid addiction.
After Donovan push, Congress allocates funding in proposed budget to reimburse local jurisdictions, including NYC, for cost of protecting Trump and family after Election Day
Washington, DC – May 1, 2017….After Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) spoke with House leadership and testified before the House Appropriations Committee earlier this year, the federal budget proposal includes funding to reimburse New York City for the cost of protecting President Trump and his family after Election Day.
Donovan: Wiesel is an international hero, deserves honor and recognition
Washington, DC – May 1, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) cosponsored legislation to commission a bust of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel in the U.S. Capitol. The bill is sponsored by Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN).
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) released the following statement regarding the NYPD:
Staten Island and South Brooklyn residents invited to participate in live events to express opinions and ask questions
Staten Island, NY – April 11, 2017….Continuing his public engagement and commitment to accessibility, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced he will host a live telephone town hall on the evening of Monday, April 17th. Donovan will also participate in three Facebook Live town halls moderated by local reporters.
“Supporting America’s Innovators Act” brings venture capital rules into the 21st century, improves opportunity for startups to access angel investors
Washington, DC – April 6, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted in favor of the Supporting America’s Innovators Act, which passed the House by a 417-3 margin. Entrepreneurs – the principal drivers of American innovation and growth – usually need early investors to get their fledgling businesses off the ground.
Legislation extends program to improve veterans’ access to healthcare
Washington, DC—April 6, 2017....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives voted to improve veterans’ access to healthcare by extending the Veterans Choice Program (VCP).
Donovan says Senate Democrats putting party before country
Washington, DC – April 5, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former prosecutor, today blasted Senate Democrats for obstructing Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation for the Supreme Court.