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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

“Years of appeasement have emboldened the Iranian regime, but that ends today with President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal. I fully support the administration’s work to reassert American leadership and hold Iran – a state sponsor of terrorism – accountable.

May 2, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY – May 2, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), together with Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, today announced that the House of Representatives passed disaster recovery reforms that Donovan proposed to his colleagues late last year. The measures passed as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act on April 27, 2018.

April 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – April 30, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today hosted senior officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), New York City Police Department (NYPD), and the New York City Department of Education (DOE) for a roundtable discussion on school safety.

April 27, 2018 Press Release

“Today’s historic meeting between North and South Korea is a tremendous achievement in and of itself. Once considered the most volatile and dangerous peninsula in the world, harmony and diplomatic relations now seem possible. More work is necessary, but the Trump Administration’s maximum pressure campaign is clearly delivering results.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

“Strong American leadership abroad is needed more than ever, and I applaud the Senate on confirming Mike Pompeo as our nation’s next Secretary of State. He is a proven leader who will confront international threats, strengthen our alliances, and defend our interests abroad.

April 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – April 24, 2018….Continuing his push to secure our nation, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) will introduce the No Enforcement, No Grant for Sanctuary Cities Act this week to combat dangerous sanctuary city policies.

April 24, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—April 24, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide New York State with more than $25 million in Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) grants to fight the opioid abuse crisis.

April 20, 2018 Press Release

“North Korea's announcement is a testament to President Trump's determination to negotiate from a position of strength. American resolve means something again. This is just the beginning of the work to defuse the crisis, but it's cause for cautious optimism.”

April 17, 2018 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—April 17, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced his proposal for federal investments in two transformative Staten Island transportation projects: North Shore Bus Rapid Transit and West Shore Light Rail.

April 16, 2018 Press Release

According to the Associated Press, California officials told federal authorities “they would not participate in vehicle maintenance and the other jobs” to stop illegal entries “because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement.”

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September 30, 2015 In The News

Congressman Dan Donovan met with cancer research advocates from Staten Island and Brooklyn Tuesday to discuss a new measure aimed at advancing medical research, and to call on Senate to pass the bill.

September 28, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Daniel Donovan has been in Congress for only four months but he has had quite an eventful time as a freshman lawmaker.

September 25, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Having witnessed Pope Francis speak to a joint session of Congress on Thursday, Rep. Daniel Donovan said, "It was an amazing event to experience live."

His holiness spoke about political and social issues, including immigration, the Syrian refugee crisis, environmental concerns, poverty, eroding family structures, terrorism and the death penalty.

September 23, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- With Pope Francis arriving in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Rep. Daniel Donovan said he hopes His Holiness will address Christian persecution in the Middle East.

Pope Francis arrived in the nation's capital on Tuesday, will stay Wednesday and Thursday for various events, including speaking to a joint session of Congress Thursday morning.

September 23, 2015 In The News

Congressman Dan Donovan joined local elected officials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Community Boards 10 and 11 yesterday to inspect Shore Road Park and identify opportunities for resiliency investments to protect the Belt Parkway during floods.

September 22, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Senators Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand, Congressman Dan Donovan and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that FEMA will be providing over $1.4 million in funding to restore Wolfe's Pond Park in Prince's Bay.

September 22, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Renewing the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act is an urgent matter and we owe it to those who have 9/11-related ailments.

That's the message elected officials and first responders are trying to get to Congress in pressing the act's renewal: sick and dying people need the act's benefits to get treatment.

September 14, 2015 In The News

It's not pie in the sky. The proposal to build an aerial tram above New York Harbor from Staten Island to Manhattan is more than simply a big idea.

As put forth by the Staten Island Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC), the concept of a 5.7-mile transit link towering over the water is viable at least.

September 11, 2015 In The News

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the many members of Congress opposing the Iran nuclear deal, Rep. Daniel Donovan is also among a large group arguing that President Obama broke the law by withholding from Congress the details of "side deals" made with Iran.

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