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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

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.

September 16, 2015 Press Release
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.

September 15, 2015 Press Release
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.

September 10, 2015 Press Release
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.

September 3, 2015 Press Release
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.