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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York



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February 2, 2018 Press Release

"This investigation has been litigated in the media for over a year with constant leaks and the presumption of guilt driven by political motivations clouding what should be an unbiased process. The American people deserve the full truth, and they have the right to evaluate information for themselves, which is in accordance with the law and why I supported releasing this document. 

January 30, 2018 Press Release

“Tonight, President Trump delivered a powerful message to the American people on building a safer, stronger and prouder nation. He outlined a vision of a united people, working together to face major challenges head-on and build off the progress made in the past year.

January 24, 2018 Press Release

“After Senate Democrats shut down the government, prioritizing an unrelated issue over paychecks for our troops, Democratic mayors are now refusing to even speak to the President on another unrelated issue: infrastructure.

January 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – January 19, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act to give all babies a fighting chance at life. The legislation requires that health care practitioners provide medical care to any infant that survives an abortion procedure or attempted abortion.

January 19, 2018 Press Release

“House Republicans voted last night to keep government open, but Senate Democrats seem hell-bent on blocking the funding bill and trying to dupe the public into thinking it’s Republicans’ fault.

January 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today voted to support the World Bank Accountability Act. The legislation, which passed the House by a 237-184 margin, institutes necessary reforms at the World Bank to ensure proper use of U.S.

January 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – January 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications (EPRC), will hold a hearing on February 6, 2018 entitled “Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings.” The EPRC subcommittee will listen to and question witnesses from FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission, the City of New Y

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—January 12, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the College of Staten Island, and local Staten Island veterans today called on the Department of Defense (DOD) to expedite its study of Staten Island’s housing costs, which is necessary to fixing an inequity Staten Island student-veterans face under the military’s current “Basic Allowance for Housing” (BAH) form

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY – January 12, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today honored Kathleen Coen, a senior at Notre Dame Academy, for winning the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. The Challenge is a nationwide competition that encourages students to pursue an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – January 10, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in The Hill this week. The piece discusses the ongoing protests against the Iranian regime and the need for the U.S.


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.