Congressman Donovan released the below statement following the false tsunami warning alerts that were wrongly issued to East Coast residents, including New Yorkers, today. Donovan held a congressional hearing on analyzing the effectiveness our nation’s emergency alerts and warnings this morning:
Bipartisan group works to advance policies that improve treatment, awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases
Washington, DC – February 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) announced today that he joined the Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, chaired by Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-4) and Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7). The bipartisan group of lawmakers works together on policies to improve research, treatment, and awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
"This investigation has been litigated in the media for over a year with constant leaks and the presumption of guilt driven by political motivations clouding what should be an unbiased process. The American people deserve the full truth, and they have the right to evaluate information for themselves, which is in accordance with the law and why I supported releasing this document.
“Tonight, President Trump delivered a powerful message to the American people on building a safer, stronger and prouder nation. He outlined a vision of a united people, working together to face major challenges head-on and build off the progress made in the past year.
“After Senate Democrats shut down the government, prioritizing an unrelated issue over paychecks for our troops, Democratic mayors are now refusing to even speak to the President on another unrelated issue: infrastructure.
Legislation enhances protections and solidifies rights of babies born alive after failed abortion attempts
Washington, DC – January 19, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act to give all babies a fighting chance at life. The legislation requires that health care practitioners provide medical care to any infant that survives an abortion procedure or attempted abortion.
“House Republicans voted last night to keep government open, but Senate Democrats seem hell-bent on blocking the funding bill and trying to dupe the public into thinking it’s Republicans’ fault.
Bill increases accountability, combats corruption, and strengthens management effectiveness at the World Bank
Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today voted to support the World Bank Accountability Act. The legislation, which passed the House by a 237-184 margin, institutes necessary reforms at the World Bank to ensure proper use of U.S.
Subcommittee will examine causes of and solutions to Hawaii false alert; Government and industry experts to discuss current state of alert systems, how to avoid future mistakes
Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications (EPRC), will hold a hearing on February 6, 2018 entitled “Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings.” The EPRC subcommittee will listen to and question witnesses from FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission, the City of New Y
Donovan, local veterans and education stakeholders discuss need for Department of Defense to merge Staten Island’s military housing area with the rest of New York City; Donovan calls on DOD to expedite study required under his passed legislation, which is a necessary step to fixing inequity
Staten Island, NY—January 12, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the College of Staten Island, and local Staten Island veterans today called on the Department of Defense (DOD) to expedite its study of Staten Island’s housing costs, which is necessary to fixing an inequity Staten Island student-veterans face under the military’s current “Basic Allowance for Housing” (BAH) form