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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York



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March 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – March 15, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today introduced legislation banning dogs from overhead compartments after Kokito, a French bulldog, died on a United Airlines flight. Kokito’s owner says a flight attendant required her to put her 10-month old dog in the overhead compartment and he did not survive the flight.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – March 14, 2018….The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to pass a school safety measure cosponsored by Rep. Dan Donovan (NY-11). The STOP School Violence Act reauthorizes, modifies, and expands a Department of Justice program that awards grants to state and local governments to improve school security. It passed by a 407-10 margin.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

“Any person involved in the murder of a police officer should never be able to walk our streets again. It’s unfathomable to think that Herman Bell, a domestic terrorist and member of the Black Liberation Army, who murdered two NYPD officers – as well as a police officer from San Francisco – in cold-blood will be released on parole.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

“I had the pleasure of serving briefly with Mike Pompeo in Congress. He’s done a great job as Director of the CIA and will continue to serve our nation well as Secretary of State.

March 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – March 8, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) yesterday advanced a measure to combat vehicular terrorism through the House Committee on Homeland Security.

March 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC—March 7, 2018….Continuing his work to bolster the economy by curtailing burdensome regulations, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) this week voted to pass the Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act (H.R. 4607).

February 23, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—February 23, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) presented eighteen outstanding Staten Island and South Brooklyn students with certificates in honor of their nominations to the U.S. military service academies.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

“Our nation’s infrastructure, which once stood as an example of building superiority, strength, and innovation, has not kept pace with the needs of the American people. We can and must do better. Today, President Trump delivered a focused and inspired plan for a modernized system that will not only renew our crumbling roads and bridges, but will also strengthen the economy, make U.S.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Donovan released the below statement following the false tsunami warning alerts that were wrongly issued to East Coast residents, including New Yorkers, today. Donovan held a congressional hearing on analyzing the effectiveness our nation’s emergency alerts and warnings this morning:

February 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – February 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) announced today that he joined the Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, chaired by Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-4) and Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7). The bipartisan group of lawmakers works together on policies to improve research, treatment, and awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.


In The News

December 7, 2015 In The News

On Dec.  7, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) issued a statement in response to President Obama’s Oval Office speech Sunday evening. In his address, the President confronted the issue of ISIS and radical Islamic terrorism.

December 3, 2015 In The News

From Dyker Heights to Park Slope, owners of small businesses all over Brooklyn are saying that they’re shelling out so much money for health insurance these days, it’s making them sick.

And they’re blaming the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare.

December 3, 2015 In The News

On Tuesday, with Congress poised to approve the most comprehensive transportation bill in years, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s senior legislative adviser in Washington, D.C., sent out an internal memo declaring the pending legislation a victory for New York City.

December 2, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The city is set to receive more ferry money through a federal transit bill that would restructure how funding is allotted to the nation's public ferry systems.

November 30, 2015 In The News

In a letter that paid tribute to the sacrifice of a woman who spent weeks after the Sept. 11 attack rescuing pets from lower Manhattan apartments and who died of cancer earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan has written to each of his 434 House colleagues to urge them to approve a permanent extension of the World Trade Center Health Program.

November 17, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- In light of last week's terrorist attacks in France, Rep. Daniel Donovan is joining his party in Congress in trying to press pause on President Obama's plan to let 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States while security protocols are vetted.

November 16, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Students, parents, faculty and community members gathered outside PS 5, in Huguenot, Monday morning to celebrate the school's status as a national Blue Ribbon school of excellence. 

November 12, 2015 In The News

Seeking to put a public face on the statistics behind Sept. 11-related illnesses suffered by first responders, elected officials and police union leaders asked the families of victims to tell their poignant stories at a press conference in Bay Ridge on Thursday to call on Congress to pass an extension of a law that provides health care for the heroes.

November 9, 2015 In The News

The heartless burglars who stole the late Lt. Andrew Doyle’s service medals need to know this: the U.S. Army never forgets.