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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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January 12, 2018 Press Release
Local high school senior developed “Steer Clear” app to combat drunk driving

Staten Island, NY – January 12, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today honored Kathleen Coen, a senior at Notre Dame Academy, for winning the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. The Challenge is a nationwide competition that encourages students to pursue an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

January 10, 2018 Press Release
“As the city on a hill and a beacon for democracy, it’s America’s responsibility to stand in solidarity with people pursuing self-determination and freedom in every part of the world.”

Washington, DC – January 10, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in The Hill this week. The piece discusses the ongoing protests against the Iranian regime and the need for the U.S.

January 9, 2018 Press Release

“This afternoon, President Trump met with a bipartisan group of leaders to discuss immigration reform. He’s displaying remarkable political courage by trying to make a deal on a problem that’s been kicked down the road for years. I fully support President Trump’s push to secure the border, legislatively fix DACA, and reform our broken and backwards immigration system.

January 8, 2018 Press Release
Leaders from SI Board of Realtors and a local accountant/professor explain ramifications of capped SALT deduction on pocketbooks and home values

Staten Island, NY—January 8, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the Staten Island Board of Realtors, and a local accountant and College of Staten Island (CSI) Accounting and Finance Professor today detailed how the new tax law, which capped the SALT deduction, will negatively impact hardworking New Yorkers.

January 8, 2018 Press Release
ROTC Cadet Mark Kindschuh helped save a man’s life during June 2017 London terror attack; After Donovan recommendation, Secretary of the Army awarded Cadet Kindschuh with Medal for Heroism

Brooklyn, NY—January 8, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and military officials today honored ROTC Cadet and Brooklyn native Mark Kindschuh with the ROTC Medal for Heroism. Cadet Kindschuh, a student at Boston College, helped save a man’s life during a terror attack in a selfless act of heroism while studying abroad in London on June 3, 2017.

December 31, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dan Donovan, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, issued the following statement on continuing protests against the Iranian regime:  

December 22, 2017 Press Release
After Donovan advocacy, NYPD receives more than $36 million in grant funding for overtime costs related to protecting President Trump and the First Family

Washington, DC – December 22, 2017….Following months of advocacy on behalf of New York City, which included speaking with Republican leadership and testifying before the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that the New York Police Department was awarded a federal grant to cover overtime costs related to protecting President Trump and his family.

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.

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