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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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December 19, 2017 Press Release

“I wanted nothing more than to vote for a tax plan that would put more money in the pockets of overburdened taxpayers and spur job creation. However, the bill that came out of the conference committee still means a tax increase for many Staten Island and Brooklyn residents.

December 18, 2017 Press Release

“President Trump’s doctrine of principled realism presents a refreshing and sober-minded strategy to advance American interests and defend the homeland. The geopolitical arena is competitive and cutthroat – we cannot expect other sovereign nations to just sing Kumbaya and support our goals. Power is what moves nations, and it’s about time our country started projecting ours.

December 14, 2017 Press Release
Experts: Sick dolls encourage child predators; Legislation prohibits interstate sale of lifelike dolls that promote the exploitation of innocent children

Washington, DC—December 14, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), along with a bipartisan coalition of 12 original cosponsors, today introduced the Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots (CREEPER) Act to ban importation and distribution of child sex dolls. Similar bans already exist in Australia and the United Kingdom.

December 13, 2017 Press Release
Legislation developed in aftermath of terrorist using rented truck to kill 8 in Manhattan weeks ago; “Shielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act” instructs DHS to develop tools to address evolving terror tactics

Washington, DC—December 13, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, introduced the Shielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act to better protect the homeland and keep Americans safe.

December 11, 2017 Press Release

“Thank God there weren’t more injuries or fatalities from this morning’s terror attack. The response by NYPD, FDNY, NYC Emergency Management, and other first responders should give all New Yorkers confidence – they’re the best in the world.

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.

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