Washington, DC – December 4, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in the Staten Island Advance. The piece includes an analysis of the current tax reform proposals and what needs to be changed to deliver true tax relief for all middle-class, taxpaying Americans.
Washington, DC – November 30, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) introduced H.R. 4462, the Taking Responsibility by Accounting for Corruption and Excess (TRACE) Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures federal contractors for disaster response cannot shield expenses and activities from audits and reviews.
Washington, DC – November 29, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, today announced that H.Res. 630, legislation he cosponsored to foster a safer and more accountable work environment for all congressional members and employees, unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
Staten Island, NY—November 28, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today submitted public testimony to the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers as the commission met on Staten Island. He blasted the exercise as setting a dangerous precedent by judging centuries-old historical figures “to avoid triggering every conceivable sensitivity.”
Staten Island, NY – November 21, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and 22 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter urging U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley to investigate an anti-Israel proposal issued by the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Process. The U.N.
“I commend President Trump’s strong decision to place North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism. North Korea’s aggressive actions, including repeated missile launches and its ongoing nuclear weapons program, represent an imminent threat to U.S. and global security interests. This rogue regime is a menace to the world and must be met with strength.”
Washington, DC—November 16, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted “no” on the proposed tax reform package.
Washington, DC—November 15, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to pass the Taylor Force Act out of the Foreign Affairs Committee. The legislation is named after West Point graduate and Army veteran Taylor Force, who was studying abroad in Israel in pursuit of a Master’s degree when a Palestinian assailant stabbed him to death in an act of terror.
Washington, DC – November 14, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act agreed upon by House and Senate negotiators. The measure includes Donovan’s amendment requiring the Department of Defense (DOD) to re-analyze Staten Island’s housing allowance for student-veterans.
“The tax reform details as presented today will hurt, not help middle class families in New York. We need a bill that doesn’t divide and penalize some Americans just because of their zip code. I plan to negotiate vigorously to protect the state and local tax deduction that has been a part of our tax code since its inception, as well as the full mortgage interest deduction.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rep.
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.
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.
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.