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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

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.

September 30, 2015 Press Release
“I will never vote to shut down the government, period. 720,000 Staten Islanders and Brooklynites sent me to Washington to make government more efficient and effective, not to suspend its operations.
September 30, 2015 Press Release
Hurricane Joaquin could hit northeast with dangerous winds and flooding

Staten Island, NY—September 30, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today reminded Staten Islanders and Brooklynites to make all necessary preparations in advance of potentially damaging storms this weekend. The National Hurricane Center’s models show Hurricane Joaquin’s possible path includes New York City.

September 30, 2015 Press Release
House passed the "Cures Act" in July to provide billions of dollars for disease research; measure awaits further action in the Senate

Washington, DC—September 30, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) yesterday met with cancer research advocates visiting from Staten Island and Brooklyn on behalf of the American Cancer Society’s Leadership and Advocacy Day. Donovan co-sponsored the 21st Century Cures Act, which passed the House in July.

September 25, 2015 Press Release

“I had the privilege of serving with Speaker Boehner – a man of integrity and fortitude – for my first months in Congress. We can be proud of his service and unyielding drive to realize a better, more prosperous America.

September 23, 2015 Press Release
Donovan looks forward to Pope’s message of acceptance
As violence continues to grip the Middle East, I hope the Pope offers guidance on addressing Christian genocide at the hands of ISIS and its affiliates. Reports of mass murder as part of a systematic campaign to dismantle Christianity in the Middle East run counter to religious and secular ideals alike. That such brutal persecution persists in our time should weigh heavy on our collective conscience.
September 22, 2015 Press Release
Recurring flooding poses a risk to Belt Parkway commuters and to evacuees during a major storm

Washington, DC—September 22, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Brooklyn Community Boards 10 and 11, today inspected the Shore Road Promenade to identify opportunities for resiliency investments to protect the Belt Parkway during floods.