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:
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
“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.
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
“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.
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.
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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.