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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

November 5, 2015 Press Release

Transcript from Congressman Dan Donovan’s Zadroga Act Speech on the House Floor

November 4, 2015


October 29, 2015 Press Release

"Paul Ryan is tremendously well-respected on both sides of the aisle, and I think he has the skills to make an effective speaker.

October 29, 2015 Press Release

“Today, we remember the friends and neighbors who were lost three years ago. We also contemplate the lives that were torn apart, and how work has progressed to put them back together.

October 28, 2015 Press Release
Deal reduces the deficit, averts government default, and fixes loophole that would have resulted in drastic Medicare premium increases for vulnerable seniors

Washington, DC—October 28, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support a two-year bipartisan budget agreement. Among other provisions, the legislation maintains the budget trajectory set by the 2011 Budget Control Act to realize $2 trillion in savings by 2021.

October 23, 2015 Press Release
Obama vetoed bill to raise troop salaries, establish new military retirement system, and fund operations against ISIS
Washington, DC—October 23, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today lambasted President Obama’s decision to hold troop pay increases and critical military funding hostage in order to advance his domestic agenda. It’s the first time in the history of the Department of Defense that a president has used authorization for military spending as a pawn in domestic politics.
October 22, 2015 Press Release
After soliciting FEMA stories from constituents, Donovan shares their experiences with Fugate
Washington, DC—October 22, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today directed pointed questions to FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate on FEMA’s response to Superstorm Sandy (note: video of the exchange can be found on Donovan’s YouTube page.). Earlier this month, Donovan reached out to Sandy-impacted communities to gather stories directly from those who dealt with FEMA after the storm. After the hearing, Donovan personally delivered the stories to Fugate.
October 21, 2015 Press Release
Donovan calls on Kerry to Reinforce American Support for Israel

Washington, DC—October 21, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today called on Secretary of State John Kerry to convey America’s full-throated support of Israel during meetings with Prime Minister Netanyahu this week. In a letter to the Secretary, Donovan further asserted that U.S.

October 21, 2015 Press Release
Securing the Cities Act makes permanent a program to provide training and nuclear/radiological detection equipment to NYPD
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that the House of Representatives passed his Securing the Cities Act of 2015 by a margin of 411-4. This is the first bill sponsored by Donovan, New York City’s only Republican representative, that has passed the House. The legislation would permanently authorize the successful Securing the Cities pilot program, insulating it from future cuts and providing the NYPD with more reliable funding to guard against radiological or nuclear attack.
October 21, 2015 Press Release

Statement from Congressman Dan Donovan on Murder of New York City Police Officer Randolph Holder

October 21, 2015 

October 13, 2015 Press Release
Robert Serra helped dig through rubble at Ground Zero, now relies on medical benefits from the Zadroga Act to treat his health conditions

Staten Island, NY—October 13, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today spoke with retired firefighter Robert Serra about Serra’s heroism in the aftermath of the 2001 terror attacks. Serra rushed to lower Manhattan on September 11, the morning after serving his last day at the Fire Academy.