Washington, DC—February 4, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and his colleagues on the House Committee on Homeland Security yesterday questioned intelligence and security officials on vulnerabilities in America’s refugee and visa programs. Donovan focused his questions on the risks to America posed by hundreds of thousands of stolen or lost Syrian and Iraqi passports.
Washington, DC—February 2, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today requested plans from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to address the lack of available tests for the Zika virus. Yesterday, the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus an international emergency.
Washington, DC—January 21, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) last night awarded 15 outstanding and patriotic students with certificates in honor of their nomination to the military service academies. Each student underwent a competitive nomination process in which a local committee reviewed grades, test scores, recommendations, and extracurricular activities.
Staten Island, NY—January 20, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today honored seven local students with the Congressional Award for their outstanding community service achievements. Each honoree completed at least 100 hours of community service for varying borough organizations (full list below).
“It's starting. Iran will now have access to tens of billions in frozen assets and to international trade markets. We don't need to guess how the rogue regime will use these resources -- they have supported international terror operations, including hostile activities against the United States, for decades.
“President Obama spoke about working families and the need to unleash the American worker’s potential. But seven years of government expansion doesn’t bolster the middle class. The answer isn’t higher taxes and more government to bring everybody down. The answer is building a ladder that everybody can climb.
“Hours ago, extremists again targeted civilians going about their lives and minding their own business. It’s yet another needless reminder of the constant threat posed by radical Islamic terror – and yet another needless reminder of our flailing attempts to eradicate ISIS.
Washington, DC—January 8, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) last night voted to pass the SCRUB Act, which would create a bipartisan commission to review the Code of Federal Regulations and recommend repeals.
Washington, DC—January 6, 2016….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted with a majority of his colleagues in the House of Representatives to repeal major components of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The measure would end the job-killing employer mandate, cut taxes, and repeal penalties for non-compliance.
Staten Island, NY—December 30, 2015….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voiced strong opposition to the Obama administration’s pledge to protect Iranian business interests by waiving Congressionally-mandated travel visa restrictions.