Staten Island, NY – August 25, 2017….Amid calls to remove the Christopher Columbus statue in Manhattan’s Columbus Circle, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today asked Mayor de Blasio to resolve the matter by donating the statue to the National Parks Service, which controls Great Kills Park on Staten Island.
Staten Island, NY – August 24, 2017….After several weeks of discussions, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today formally asked the U.S. Coast Guard to initiate a review of how to best prevent private yachts from obstructing Statue of Liberty views. Earlier this summer, a mega-yacht was parked in front of the iconic statue for weeks, preventing regular New Yorkers from enjoying Lady Liberty.
“The Trump Administration’s strategic sanctions against companies and individuals that do business with North Korea are exactly what’s needed right now.
“The President is bringing much-needed focus to the crucial first step in solving our immigration crisis: securing the border. Reforming our broken immigration system will be a pointless exercise if we can’t stop illegal entries. I look forward to continuing to work with the President and my colleagues in Congress on this critical matter.”
“The President delivered a unifying message that can hopefully bring our nation together, and he settled all doubts regarding his position on prejudice and racism in our country.
Staten Island, NY – August 16, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, NYS Senator Andrew Lanza, NYS Senator Martin J. Golden, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assistant Speaker Felix W.
“Here on Staten Island and Brooklyn, we all unfortunately know or have heard of families whose lives have been devastated by the opioid abuse epidemic. It’s estimated that more than 1,300 lives were lost to drug overdoses in New York City last year alone, and these types of statistics are rising at an alarming rate in communities across the country.
“HBO and similar companies invest a lot of time and energy into producing world-class entertainment, which unfortunately makes them targets for hackers around the world who think they can act with impunity.
Staten Island, NY—August 9, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced his participation in “Energy for America: Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions,” a policy conference exploring issues related to U.S. energy security, including alternative energy, industry research and development, global market demands, energy defense policies, and anti-terror preparedness.