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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York


Press Releases

December 7, 2017 Press Release
Donovan, DHS officials discussed ways to improve defense capabilities in heightened threat environment

Washington, DC—December 7, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today led a hearing on Capitol Hill entitled Examining the Department of Homeland Security’s Eff

December 6, 2017 Press Release

“I support the President’s decision to formally recognize what has been the reality for a long time: Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The city is Israel’s seat of government and where the country conducts its national business, and it makes no sense to ignore this fact. Today’s announcement affirms that after eight years, the U.S.

December 5, 2017 Press Release
Donovan cosponsored bill cuts off Palestinian Authority financing until it stops compensating terrorists and their families; Legislation is named after U.S. Army Veteran Taylor Force who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist

Washington, DC—December 5, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today announced that the Taylor Force Act, legislation he cosponsored, passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

December 4, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers: Our constituents deserve the same relief as the rest of the country; we shouldn’t pay for everybody else’s tax cuts

Washington, DC—December 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congressman Peter King (NY-2), in another effort to preserve the state and local tax deduction, voted against sending the tax reform proposal to a conference committee.

December 4, 2017 Press Release
Sweeney noticed irregularities at an elderly woman’s home on her Staten Island mail route; she contacted police, who found woman inside had fallen days prior; Donovan memorialized Sweeney’s heroics in Congressional Record, presented Sweeney with formal copy of remarks

Staten Island, NY—December 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Staten Island Postmaster John Tanna today honored Lisa Sweeney, a long-serving letter carrier whose dedication to the job and her customers saved a woman’s life.

December 4, 2017 Press Release
Current proposals would raise taxes on New Yorkers to pay for tax cuts in other parts of the country; The Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy released a report showing that New York, New Jersey, California, and Maryland would pay an extra $16.7 billion in taxes, while the other 46 states would see a tax break worth more than $100 billion under this proposed legislation

Washington, DC – December 4, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in the Staten Island Advance. The piece includes an analysis of the current tax reform proposals and what needs to be changed to deliver true tax relief for all middle-class, taxpaying Americans.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – November 30, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) introduced H.R. 4462, the Taking Responsibility by Accounting for Corruption and Excess (TRACE) Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures federal contractors for disaster response cannot shield expenses and activities from audits and reviews.

November 29, 2017 Press Release
Legislation requires all House members and staff to undergo anti-sexual harassment and anti-discrimination training; Donovan: Bill is important step in creating a safer work environment and bringing more accountability to Congress

Washington, DC – November 29, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, today announced that H.Res. 630, legislation he cosponsored to foster a safer and more accountable work environment for all congressional members and employees, unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

November 28, 2017 Press Release
Donovan defends Columbus statue, blasts scrubbing of historical figures

Staten Island, NY—November 28, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today submitted public testimony to the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers as the commission met on Staten Island. He blasted the exercise as setting a dangerous precedent by judging centuries-old historical figures “to avoid triggering every conceivable sensitivity.”

November 21, 2017 Press Release
Letter to Ambassador Haley decries efforts to unjustly target Israel at the United Nations (U.N.);Donovan, House members call for investigation into U.N. funding proposal that could support advancement of Palestinian statehood

Staten Island, NY – November 21, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and 22 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter urging U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley to investigate an anti-Israel proposal issued by the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Process. The U.N.