Legislation would reign in Washington’s out-of-control spending by requiring the federal government to balance its budget each year; Promoting responsible spending is critical to addressing the U.S. government’s more than $21 trillion debt
Washington, DC—April 12, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted for the Balanced Budget Amendment (H.J.Res.2) to support fiscal responsibility and stop unsustainable government spending. The legislation instructs Congress to balance its budget each year and requires that the federal government not spend more money than it receives in revenue.
“The Trump Administration continues to ramp up pressure on Russia for its bad behavior, and it’s exactly the right strategy. Today’s sanctions hold accountable those who seek to undermine our nation and Western democracies. By isolating Russia and targeting its oligarchs, we make clear that America won’t tolerate their destabilizing actions."
Donovan hosts YouthBuild participants at Staten Island office; Program with demonstrated record of success enrolls low-income youth in education, job-training initiatives
Staten Island, NY – April 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today hosted local YouthBuild students and program director Kamillah Hanks to announce his push for full YouthBuild funding in the Fiscal Year 2019 federal budget. YouthBuild USA, funded by the U.S.
Staten Island resident found that local post office displayed pictures of former President Obama and Vice President Biden – but not current President Trump and Vice President Pence; Donovan legislation to implement uniform official portrait requirements at all U.S. Post Offices
Staten Island, NY – April 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan today announced he will introduce legislation reversing a little-known U.S. Postal Service regulation prohibiting photographs of the President and Vice President from hanging in post offices.
“To watch some of the coverage today, you’d think the world is coming to an end because of a minor policy announcement from the Trump Administration. It’s basic common sense for the federal government to get an accurate tally of the citizenship status of people who live in the United States.
"I fully support President Trump's response to Russia's chemical attack in the U.K. Today's expulsion coupled with the recently-announced sanctions makes it clear that the United States stands firmly with our allies and we will not tolerate Russian aggression."
Donovan, who chairs Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee, pushed for security grant programs included in omnibus; Donovan successfully funds NYC counter-terror research lab slated for closure
Washington, DC – March 22, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today lauded much-needed homeland security funding included in the omnibus funding package. New York City, the world’s top terror target, relies on Department of Homeland Security grants to prevent, mitigate, and respond to terror threats.
“The funding package I voted to pass is a win for our district, city, and country. It provides critically needed funding for our troops, dedicates $4 billion to fighting the opioid epidemic, and fully invests in homeland security programs on which New York City relies.
Amendment mandates comprehensive strategy from DHS to combat vehicular terrorism
Washington, DC – March 22, 2018….The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a measure by Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) to combat vehicular terrorism. Donovan’s amendment to the Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act, introduced by Rep.
“I’m very happy with the compromise reached on funding for the Gateway project. Several hundred million dollars will be available between now and September 30th as conversations continue over future funding streams, and I'm hopeful we can keep making progress. I thank President Trump and Speaker Ryan for listening to me and my colleagues on how important this project is for our country.