Washington, DC—March 14, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on Homeland Security, voted this evening to declare genocide in the Middle East.
Note: Earlier today, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the “Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act,” which authorizes grants for local education, treatment, and enforcement programs. Donovan announced his support for the legislation in February.
Staten Island, NY—March 10, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Council Member Joseph Borelli, and leaders from the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities today called on Secretary of State John Kerry to declare that ISIS atrocities against religious minorities constitute “genocide.” Leaders from the world’s three major religions stood shoulder-to-shoulder in a common plea for internati
Staten Island, NY—March 7, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) honored a local team of tech-savvy high schoolers for winning his Congressional App Challenge. Donovan announced the App Challenge in December as part of the U.S. House of Representatives’ focus on advancing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education.
On March 15, 2016, Congressman Donovan – Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications – will hold a hearing on the impact of President Obama’s proposed homeland security funding cuts.
Mayor Bill de Blasio will testify.
Note: Earlier today, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul and Senator Mark Warner introduced legislation to establish the National Commission on Security and Technology Challenges.
Brooklyn, NY—February 26, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and State Senator Martin J. Golden today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expedite its review of treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The 100 percent fatal genetic disease progressively breaks down the muscles, usually resulting in death before age 25. No cure exists.
Staten Island, NY—February 18, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), together with Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Council Member Joseph Borelli, launched a push for a comprehensive federal response to the opioid and heroin abuse epidemic.
Washington, DC—February 16, 2016....House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10) today appointed Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) chair of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications.
Staten Island, NY—February 16, 2016....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (East Shore, Bay Ridge) today called on the NYPD to expand to every police precinct a drug takeback initiative started by the two legislators.