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.
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.
“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.
Donovan looks forward to Pope’s message of acceptance
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.
Donovan joined former Daily Show host Jon Stewart, Bipartisan Coalition in Washington, DC to push for Zadroga passage
Washington, DC—September 16, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today joined first responders and legislators in Washington, DC to push for a permanent extension of the Zadroga Act, which will begin expiring at the end of the month.
Donovan bill would eliminate opportunity for the type of fraud that prompted the claims review process
Staten Island, NY—September 15, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) reminded Staten Islanders and Brooklynites that today is the last day to request a flood insurance claims review from FEMA.
The Flood Insurance Mitigation and Policyholder Protection Act addresses fraudulent engineering practices, flawed appeals process, and overdue flood insurance reforms
Washington, DC—September 9, 2015....After focusing intensely on Sandy recovery issues during his first four months in office, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today introduced his first bill in Congress. H.R. 3456, the Flood Insurance Mitigation and Policyholder Protection Act (FIMPPA) follows through on calls for FEMA reform Donovan made during his campaign.
Federal law required FEMA to issue guidelines by March 2015 that would give homeowners options in reducing flood premiums
Staten Island, NY—September 3, 2015....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), together with state and local elected representatives for Staten Island and Brooklyn, today sent FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate a letter urging the agency to comply with federal law by releasing flood mitigation options.