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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York



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May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – May 22, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, today announced that he will join President Donald Trump on Long Island for a meeting on efforts to combat the deadly MS-13 gang and other violent criminal organizations. The event will take place at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage on Wednesday, May 23rd. 

May 18, 2018 Press Release

“This morning, our nation suffered yet another tragedy at a school. As a father, my heart goes out to the families affected by today’s violence. Schools are supposed to be safe, welcoming environments for students to learn and grow; instead, parents are concerned when they drop a son or daughter off in the morning.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

“Congratulations to Gina Haspel on her confirmation to head the CIA. I’m glad the Senate approved this eminently qualified nominee to be the first woman to lead America’s intelligence efforts at such an important and historic juncture.”

May 17, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – May 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) announced that he joined the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism. The group brings together House members from both sides of the aisle to develop effective strategies to address anti-Semitism and promote tolerance worldwide.
May 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – May 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today honored the memories and sacrifice of New York City police officers killed as a result of their duties. As part of National Police Week, Donovan read the names in the House of Representatives chamber of the men and women who passed since he entered Congress in May 2015.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC—May 17, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY – May 14, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that, at his request, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) designated the College of Staten Island (CSI) as a Federal Depository Library (FDL). The GPO distributes physical and digital government documents to FDL’s nationwide for use by the public.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

“Today the United States reaffirmed its commitment to Israel by following through on a pledge we made years ago as a nation. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and moving our embassy there confirms this fact. I applaud President Trump for following through on yet another promise and taking much-needed action to support our closest ally in the region.”

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – May 9, 2018….Legislation cosponsored by Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), the United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act, today passed out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

The legislation reaffirms the U.S. commitment to defending our most important regional ally. Specifically, the bill:

May 9, 2018 Press Release

“It’s a great day for our nation as we await the safe return of fellow U.S. citizens. President Trump and his administration continue to show how strong and effective leadership brings results. The release of three American hostages is another step forward in growing relations to bring stability and denuclearization to the region.


In The News

October 30, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While Rep. Daniel Donovan, Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are pushing for Congress to pass a permanent extensionof the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, a new House bill can been drafted to extend the program only five years.

October 23, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- After collecting stories from Staten Islanders about their experiences with Hurricane Sandy, Rep. Daniel Donovan shared them with a Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator this week to put names to the many victims of the storm.

October 23, 2015 In The News

The Palestinian Authority should pay a still financial penalty for the violence taking place in Israel, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who is calling on the U.S. government to restrict future aid.

October 22, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York City is on its way to permanent federal funding to thwart attempts at nuclear attacks.

October 13, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- September 11, 2001, was 21-year-old firefighter Robert Serra's first day on the job.

Having graduated from the Fire Academy the day before, the Staten Island native saw the terrorist attack from the Verrazano Bridge and rushed home to grab his bunker gear.

October 12, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- As the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, Rep. Daniel Donovan is asking Staten Islanders to tell their stories in the hopes that it will make decision-makers reconsider federal disaster policies.

October 5, 2015 In The News

What Congress is doing to the sick and dying heroes of 9/11, many of them Staten Islanders, is a national disgrace. It's a low point in the history of American politics.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have yet to reauthorize the federal health program that provides monitoring and treatment for responders who toiled at Ground Zero.

October 3, 2015 In The News

It’s one thing to read about Israel. It’s quite different to visit.

Congressman Dan Donovan made a special appearance on Community Matters, a radio show on 570 AM that targets the larger Jewish community with an emphasis on the Orthodox community.

October 1, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While there is enough money to fund programs under the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act for another year, the act's expiration at midnight brought dismay to Staten Island's members of Congress.

September 30, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rep. Daniel Donovan was among the 277 House members to vote to keep the government funded on Wednesday.

The House of Representatives passed the measure by 277-151 after the Senate approved it by a 78-20 vote earlier in the day. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.