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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

June 16, 2016 Press Release
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.

June 14, 2016 Press Release
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.

May 23, 2016 Press Release
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.

May 12, 2016 Press Release
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.

May 12, 2016 Press Release
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.

May 9, 2016 Press Release
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.

May 3, 2016 Press Release
Leonard Montalto, a long-time postal worker, drowned in his home during the storm

Staten Island, NY—May 3, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) last week re-introduced legislation renaming a South Shore post office in honor of Leonard Montalto, a postal worker who passed away tragically during Superstorm Sandy. Former Congressman Michael Grimm introduced the legislation originally in 2012 and again in 2013.

April 28, 2016 Press Release
Measure eliminates opportunity for damage inspection fraud, reforms flawed appeals process

Washington, DC—April 28, 2016....The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed legislation Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) introduced to address altered post-Sandy damage inspection reports.

April 26, 2016 Press Release
In letter to HUD, Donovan says property owners should be able to reject tenant applications from criminals without facing lawsuits

Staten Island, NY—April 26, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today blasted the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) plan to punish homeowners who do not consider offering rental units to criminals. The new regulation, announced earlier this month, prohibits landlords from banning rental applicants with criminal records.

April 22, 2016 Press Release
Bill requires feds to inform disaster victims of all forms of assistance available; prohibits FEMA from collecting debts caused by FEMA error

Washington, DC—April 21, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19) teamed up to introduce legislation addressing the severe inequities in disaster assistance after Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy. Gibson sponsored the Federal Disaster Notification and Payment Protection Act, with Donovan as an original cosponsor.