“Congress responded to the pleas of communities devastated by addiction. I cosponsored this legislation months ago and have been pushing for action ever since. With this federal grant funding, we can deliver resources to the experts in the trenches and start taking our children's future back. It's a good day.”
McCaul and Donovan: Senate Democrats Must Act on Zika Crisis
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee Chairman Dan Donovan (R-NY) issued the following statement on partisan obstruction of funding to combat the Zika Virus. Yesterday, Rep.
Donovan, witnesses identify successes and areas for improvement in post-disaster activity
Staten Island, NY—July 11, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today hosted a Congressional hearing at Staten Island University Hospital.
“Is anybody unaware of what ideology and organization inspired the Orlando terrorist? He hatefully slaughtered innocent people because of their sexuality, and justified it by saying he did so in the name of Islam. He and other extremists have distorted an entire religion for their own disgusting purposes, and everybody knows it.
Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act takes aim at recruitment of homegrown terrorists
Washington, DC—June 16, 2016....The House of Representatives today passed a bill that Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) cosponsored, the Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act, in response to the growing threat of radicalization within America’s borders.
Legislation improves cyber threat information sharing between law enforcement agencies; allows homeland security grants to be used for cybersecurity
Washington, DC—June 14, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today introduced the Cyber Preparedness Act to make common-sense adjustments to the country’s cybersecurity procedures.
Bill would seize assets from frozen terrorist accounts, redirect funds to anti-terror program for high-risk cities
Staten Island, NY—May 23, 2016....Continuing his focus on anti-terror policies to defend New York City and the country from attack, Congressman Donovan today introduced legislation to seize terrorist assets and direct them to a critical homeland security grant program. The Terrorist Asset Seizure Reform (TASR) Act would confiscate the interest accruing in accounts frozen by U.S.
House passes Donovan amendment authorizing grants to treat expecting mothers struggling with addition
Washington, DC—May 12, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives passed a package of 18 bills taking aim at the opioid epidemic that has claimed lives from every reach of Staten Island and South Brooklyn. For Donovan, this week’s action is a continuation of years of work, first as District Attorney and now as Congressman.
Collaborative, results-driven philosophy yields major legislative accomplishments
Staten Island, NY—May 12, 2016.... Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today marked his one-year anniversary in Congress by reflecting on the legislative achievements of the past twelve months and reinforced his commitment to results-oriented leadership to break through Washington gridlock.
Congress poised to authorize new grants for substance abuse treatment, education, and enforcement
Staten Island, NY—May 9, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), together with Borough President James Oddo, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, and Council Member Joe Borelli, today rallied in support of legislation to address Staten Island and South Brooklyn’s substance abuse epidemic.