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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York



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June 7, 2018 Press Release

“Opioid abuse knows no boundaries. There is no state, community, or family that hasn’t been touched by this scourge – and President Trump has made it a priority to tackle this crisis on all fronts.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

“This is just more insanity. Liberal activists are attacking ICE agents and military personnel for following the law in detaining an immigrant reportedly here illegally.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – June 6, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today announced that his bills to support national security efforts unanimously passed out of the House Homeland Security Committee.

June 4, 2018 Press Release

“Not even top-tier education is safe from de Blasio's radical agenda. The City needs to focus on reforms that increase opportunities for all children instead of creating a ‘race to the bottom’ environment. An exam is an objective way for students to prove their credentials to elite schools, but this misguided policy basically tells them that their skills and performance shouldn’t matter.”

June 4, 2018 Press Release

“Everywhere you look, America is winning again under President Trump’s leadership. Our enemies fear us, ISIS is decimated, consumer confidence is at a 17-year high, unemployment is at a 17-year low, and our borders and communities are more secure.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

"Today's news that the North Korean summit is back on speaks to the exceptional work of President Trump and Secretary Pompeo. They're negotiating this incredibly complex and fluid situation beautifully, and we've seeing more progress on addressing the world's most dangerous peninsula in the past two months than we have in the past two decades."

June 1, 2018 Press Release

Brooklyn, NY – June 1, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan, leaders from the NYC Veterans Alliance, and local veterans today gathered to demand that the Brooklyn VA Medical Center (VAMC) reverse a decision to shutter its ear, nose, and throat (ENT) Clinic.

May 30, 2018 Press Release

Today, President Trump signed the Right to Try Act into law. The legislation, which Congressman Donovan voted to pass last week, permits terminally ill patients to access experimental treatments that haven’t fully passed FDA trials. 

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dan Donovan released the following statement on President Trump signing the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act into law. Donovan supported and helped pass the bill in the House earlier this week:

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – May 22, 2018….Following months of advocacy on behalf of New York City, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that New York was awarded hundreds of millions in federal funds through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s state and local preparedness grant programs for Fiscal Year 2018.


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.