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, 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."
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.
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.
“President Trump’s three-pronged approach to combating the opioid epidemic is the right strategy. I’ve long said that appropriate attention and resources for education, treatment, and enforcement will beat back a crisis that tears apart families in every part of this country, and particularly Staten Island and South Brooklyn.
“The Trump Administration’s sanctions against Russia for meddling in the 2016 election are right on target. As a former prosecutor, I’ve long said that we should let investigators determine exactly what happened, and then use their findings to take appropriate action.
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rep. Daniel Donovan voted along with the House Tuesday to designate the 9/11 Memorial a national memorial, opening up the potential for federal funding.
Congressman Dan Donovan met with leaders of Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community Sunday morning for an update on his first nine months in office.
The meeting was hosted by Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition and FJCC executive board member Alan Esses, a longtime leader of the Flatbush Hatzoloh and Sephardic Bikur Cholim organizations.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Amid the World Health Organization declaring a global emergency over an outbreak of the Zika virus in Latin America, Rep. Daniel Donovan has asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to lay out its plan for addressing the outbreak.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Patrick Lin received a Purple Heart back in 2014 for his heroics in confronting an armed and dangerous child molestation suspect in a Greenwich Village smoke shop. On Friday, he learned that the federal government isn’t quite finished saluting him yet.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- This upcoming October marks four years since Hurricane Sandy destroyed homes, parks and playgrounds across Staten Island.
More than $1 million of federal funding from FEMA, through the Public Assistance program, will be used in an effort to repair some of the borough's parks and playgrounds.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Responding to President Obama's final State of the Union address on Tuesday night, Rep. Daniel Donovan criticized the president for high taxes, big government and downplaying the severity of terrorist threats.
On January 7, Congressman Dan Donovan voted to pass the SCRUB Act, which would curb unnecessary regulations by creating a bipartisan commission to review the Code of Federal Regulations, and suggest repeals.
U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who sided with his fellow Republicans in the House majority in voting to repeal major components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Jan. 6, said he voted the way he did because the landmark law is burdening American families with high health insurance premiums and stifling economic growth.
Daniel Donovan has only been a member of Congress for about eight months, but they’ve been a busy eight months.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Staten Island students have an opportunity to show off their tech chops in an app development competition hosted by Rep. Daniel Donovan.
Middle school and high school students can submit apps to the congressman's competition and be scored by a three-judge panel with the winner's work being displayed in the U.S. Capitol building for a year.