Donovan co-sponsored the bipartisan “Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Act” and the “Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act”; Since 2007, the National Human Trafficking Hotline has received 145,764 reports, including 7,572 in 2016 alone
Washington, DC – July 12, 2017….The House of Representatives today unanimously passed two bills cosponsored by Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former District Attorney, to combat America’s human trafficking network.
Legislation prohibits people who have abused domestic partners, been convicted of stalking from purchasing firearms
Washington, DC – July 12, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today introduced the bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act, legislation that protects survivors of dating violence and stalking by closing loopholes that allow abusers and stalkers access to guns. Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) introduced a companion bill in the Senate.
“Mayor de Blasio's misguided ‘Sanctuary City’ policies have caused Congress to dangerously overreact and threaten the security of millions of innocent people in the New York-Long Island metropolitan area.
Bill named after Kate Steinle, who was murdered in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrant who had been deported five times
Washington, DC – June 29, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a former District Attorney, today voted to support Kate’s Law, which passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan 257-167 margin.
Donovan letter joined by NY Republicans stresses inequity of double taxation, calls for Administration to consider changes; NY already sends more money to feds than it gets back; removing deduction would increase NY tax burden by $14.8 billion per year
Washington, DC – June 27, 2017….Continuing his work to protect hardworking and middle-class taxpayers, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) led a letter with six members of the New York Republican Delegation urging U.S.
Unfair formula gives Staten Island student-vets 52% less than other boroughs in housing assistance; Electeds: Dept. of Defense formula harms Staten Island schools and vets; it must change
Washington, DC – June 27, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Mayor Bill de Blasio, Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, NYS Senator Andrew Lanza, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assemblyman Michael Cusick, NYS Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, NYS Assemblyman Ron Castorina, NYC Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo, and NYC Council Member Joe Borelli today sent a lette
“Congratulations to Brock Long on being confirmed as the next Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA has made significant improvements to strengthen its emergency response capabilities over the past decade, and I hope Administrator Long will continue to build on this momentum.
Bipartisan group exploring solutions to tackle sexual assault; Donovan continuing his domestic violence, sexual abuse policy focus that began while he was District Attorney
Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that he joined the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. As Staten Island District Attorney, Donovan focused extensive resources on domestic and sexual abuse and secured the approval to build and the funding for the Staten Island Family Justice Center, which opened last year.
Legislation makes U.S. safer by bolstering the nation’s ability to prepare for and respond to attacks and disasters
Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today announced that his bill to bolster the nation’s capabilities to prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks and emergency situations unanimously passed the House Homeland Security Committee as a part of the Department of Homeland Securit
Bill authorizes United States military to work with Israel to establish capabilities to detect and neutralize tunnels used by terrorist organizations
Washington, DC – June 15, 2017….Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Dan Donovan (R-NY), both members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced new bipartisan legislation to bolster Israel’s efforts to detect, map, and eliminate tunnels used by terrorist organizations to support and launch terrorist attacks against Israel.