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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York



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October 17, 2017 Press Release

“Government’s most fundamental responsibility is protecting the country from attack. The President has sought travel restrictions from countries that are hostile to the United States or havens for terrorists, and the law grants him broad authority to institute such restrictions.

October 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Donovan released the following statement regarding the conviction of Ahmad Rahimi, who detonated bombs in New York City last year:
October 13, 2017 Press Release

“Years of appeasement have emboldened the Iranian regime, which continues to pursue the use of ballistic missiles, support terrorists, and carry out horrific human rights violations. Today, President Trump made it clear that the U.S. will no longer tolerate these aggressive actions.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – October 13, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, held a Congressional hearing examining the status of emergency communications networks.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

“The current healthcare system is collapsing, further burdening hardworking Americans with soaring costs, canceled plans, and limited choices. President Trump is right to use his executive authority to help create a truly competitive marketplace that will drive down costs, increase consumer choice, and allow families to access the quality care they deserve.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

“In our community’s time of need, most of the country was there to support us. It’s our duty as one nation to help our fellow Americans, and I’m proud to cast a vote supporting those who desperately need assistance.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – October 12, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee to advocate for a comprehensive strategy to combat the opioid abuse epidemic. His testimony highlighted the importance of treatment, education, and enforcement to addressing the deadly drug epidemic.              

October 11, 2017 Press Release

“President Trump made an excellent choice in Kirstjen Nielsen to lead the Department of Homeland Security. She has extensive experience in security policy and in navigating the department. I look forward to working with President Trump and Ms. Nielsen to protect the homeland, secure the border, and keep our country safe.”

October 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – October 10, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced his successful advocacy to keep critical medical services at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center (VAMC). A proposed change would have required veterans to travel to Manhattan for certain inpatient surgeries, including open heart procedures, joint reconstructions, and appendectomies.

October 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—October 5, 2017....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support the “Building a Better America” budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2018.


In The News

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.