Staten Island, NY—April 16, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), joined by Staten Island veterans and leaders from the College of Staten Island, today announced that Staten Island student-veterans will receive a 4.5% increase from the Department of Defense’s (DOD) “Basic Allowance for Housing” (BAH) program.
Staten Island, NY—April 13, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today announced that his office is accepting submissions for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Open to high school students around the country, the competition is an opportunity for Staten Island and South Brooklyn students to showcase their artistic talents.
Washington, DC—April 12, 2018....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today voted for the Balanced Budget Amendment (H.J.Res.2) to support fiscal responsibility and stop unsustainable government spending. The legislation instructs Congress to balance its budget each year and requires that the federal government not spend more money than it receives in revenue.
“The Trump Administration continues to ramp up pressure on Russia for its bad behavior, and it’s exactly the right strategy. Today’s sanctions hold accountable those who seek to undermine our nation and Western democracies. By isolating Russia and targeting its oligarchs, we make clear that America won’t tolerate their destabilizing actions."
Staten Island, NY – April 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today hosted local YouthBuild students and program director Kamillah Hanks to announce his push for full YouthBuild funding in the Fiscal Year 2019 federal budget. YouthBuild USA, funded by the U.S.
Staten Island, NY – April 5, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan today announced he will introduce legislation reversing a little-known U.S. Postal Service regulation prohibiting photographs of the President and Vice President from hanging in post offices.
“To watch some of the coverage today, you’d think the world is coming to an end because of a minor policy announcement from the Trump Administration. It’s basic common sense for the federal government to get an accurate tally of the citizenship status of people who live in the United States.
"I fully support President Trump's response to Russia's chemical attack in the U.K. Today's expulsion coupled with the recently-announced sanctions makes it clear that the United States stands firmly with our allies and we will not tolerate Russian aggression."
Washington, DC – March 22, 2018….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today lauded much-needed homeland security funding included in the omnibus funding package. New York City, the world’s top terror target, relies on Department of Homeland Security grants to prevent, mitigate, and respond to terror threats.
“The funding package I voted to pass is a win for our district, city, and country. It provides critically needed funding for our troops, dedicates $4 billion to fighting the opioid epidemic, and fully invests in homeland security programs on which New York City relies.
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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.