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.
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.
Washington, DC – October 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted to support President Trump’s proposed border wall by authorizing $10 billion for deployment and construction. The measure is part of the Border Security for America Act, which authorizes the federal government to take a variety of steps to stop illegal entries in the United States.
Staten Island, NY – October 3, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that his office is accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. The competition, open to Staten Island and Brooklyn students, aims to develop an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.
Staten Island, NY – September 29, 2017….Continuing his public engagement and commitment to accessibility, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced he will be hosting a series of ‘Coffee with Your Congressman’ events at several locations throughout Staten Island and South Brooklyn in the coming weeks.
“It’s been three decades since the last major tax overhaul, and President Trump deserves a lot of credit for taking this issue head-on. Tax reform will create jobs, incentivize businesses to invest in the U.S., and put more money in the pockets of hardworking families.
“Protecting the homeland from rogue nations and terrorist organizations that wish Americans harm is our government’s number one responsibility. I fully support President Trump’s executive order, which recognizes new, evolving threats our nation faces from North Korea and Chad, and I applaud the Administration’s commitment to prioritizing American security interests.
Staten Island, NY – September 22, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced grant awards to the New York State Unified Court System for drug courts and veterans treatment courts.
Staten Island, NY—September 21, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Region II Administrator Lynne Patton today reviewed progress at the Living Breakwaters resiliency project and at a Sandy-damaged home undergoing elevation through the Build it Back program. Both initiatives are HUD-funded.
“President Trump delivered a forceful and inspired vision for a peaceful and prosperous world order based on sovereignty and mutual interest. President Trump emphasized his commitment to putting America first, and called on world leaders to do the same in their own countries.
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- State and local elected officials are calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to comply with federal law by releasing flood mitigation options.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- In his first bill sponsored in Congress, Rep. Daniel Donovan's Flood Insurance Mitigation and Policyholder Protection Act (FIMPPA) addresses fraudulent engineering practices, flawed appeals process and overdue flood insurance reforms for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The ongoing controversy over the city’s construction of a trash compacting plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront is now a federal issue.
Four local elected officials are requesting that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designate the area at 400 Bay 41st St., where the Southwest Brooklyn Marine Waste Transfer Station is currently under construction, as a Superfund site.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Having recently returned from a "life-changing" trip to Israel, Rep. Daniel Donovan recalled his interaction with the determined Israeli people.
An elderly woman is now able to get around her Midland Beach home with ease.
Congressman Dan Donovan helped homeowner Bill Owens - locate the Long Term Recovery Organization- which helped install a new chair lift for his 86-year-old mother.
After Hurricane Sandy, Owens was forced to elevate his home during the rebuilding process.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When Bill Owens and his family returned to their Midland Beach home in May, they were coming home to a completely rebuilt house after Hurricane Sandy destroyed the previous one.