Following Joint Push By Lawmakers, Army Corps Expeditiously Approved the Project’s Feasibility Report, Permitting the Army Corps to Begin Intensive Design Work; Approval Was Granted Months Ahead of Schedule
Schumer, Donovan, Oddo Announce Millions in Federal Funding to Create Blueprints for Ultimate Construction of Sea Wall Project
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s remaining sentence:
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) released the following statement regarding his support for, and House passage of, S. Con. Res. 3, which clears the way for repealing Obamacare:
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.