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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

June 19, 2018 Press Release
Donovan bills support vehicular anti-terror and first responder preparedness efforts; Legislation makes U.S. safer by enhancing the nation’s ability to prevent, prepare for, and respond to terror attacks

Washington, DC—June 19, 2018….The U.S. House of Representatives today passed two homeland security bills sponsored by Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11).

June 19, 2018 Press Release
Legislation will require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to alert veterans of and hold public forums related to planned service changes or closures at VA Medical Centers; Bill idea emerged following roundtable discussions between Donovan and Staten Island and Brooklyn Veterans

Washington, DC—June 19, 2018….Continuing his work to support those who have defended our freedom, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today introduced the Veterans Awareness (VA) Act to improve accountability and transparency at VA medical centers.

June 15, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Donovan released the following statement on the Inspector General’s report findings, which highlighted misconduct at the highest levels of the FBI, including a deep anti-Trump sentiment held by FBI Agent Peter Strzok who was involved in both the Clinton email and Russia investigations.    

June 14, 2018 Press Release
Comprehensive package of legislation focuses on treatment and recovery, prevention, protecting communities, and fighting fentanyl; More than 100 Americans die each day from opioid overdoses

Washington, DC—June 14, 2018....Continuing his work to combat the opioid crisis ravaging communities across the nation, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives this week voted to pass 35 bills to strengthen prevention, treatment, and enforcement efforts.

June 13, 2018 Press Release
Legislation prohibits importation and interstate sale of lifelike dolls that promote the exploitation of innocent children; There are currently no laws in the U.S. to prevent proliferation of disturbing child sex dolls

Washington, DC—June 13, 2018….Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman Dan Donovan’s legislation to help better protect innocent children from predators. The bipartisan Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots (CREEPER) Act will ban the importation and transportation of child sex dolls.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

“The historic summit we saw last night solidifies that strong leadership surpasses strategic patience. The objectives laid out, including total denuclearization and sanctions remaining in place until nukes are removed, will promote stability and increased global security.

June 11, 2018 Press Release

“Strong U.S. leadership has delivered a historic opportunity for talks that could bring peace and stability to the Korean peninsula.

June 8, 2018 Press Release
Legislation increases Corps funding by $451 million; Army Corps currently in design phase of crucial Staten Island seawall

Washington, DC – June 8, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) this week voted to pass two bills – the Water Resources Development Act and the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act – to increase funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 8, 2018 Press Release
Rescissions package originally included $107 million cut to post-Sandy Bluebelt funding; Donovan intervened with House leadership to explain importance of Bluebelt and the cut was removed from the bill

Washington, DC – June 8, 2018….After Congressman Dan Donovan’s (NY-11) personal intervention, critical funding for Staten Island’s Bluebelt stormwater drainage system was saved from cuts as part of the U.S. House of Representatives’ $15-billion “rescissions package” that passed last night.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

“Opioid abuse knows no boundaries. There is no state, community, or family that hasn’t been touched by this scourge – and President Trump has made it a priority to tackle this crisis on all fronts.