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Representing the 11th District of New York

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December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—December 7, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today led a hearing on Capitol Hill entitled Examining the Department of Homeland Security’s Eff

December 6, 2017 Press Release

“I support the President’s decision to formally recognize what has been the reality for a long time: Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The city is Israel’s seat of government and where the country conducts its national business, and it makes no sense to ignore this fact. Today’s announcement affirms that after eight years, the U.S.

December 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—December 5, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today announced that the Taylor Force Act, legislation he cosponsored, passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

December 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—December 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congressman Peter King (NY-2), in another effort to preserve the state and local tax deduction, voted against sending the tax reform proposal to a conference committee.

December 4, 2017 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—December 4, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Staten Island Postmaster John Tanna today honored Lisa Sweeney, a long-serving letter carrier whose dedication to the job and her customers saved a woman’s life.

December 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – December 4, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) published the below op-ed in the Staten Island Advance. The piece includes an analysis of the current tax reform proposals and what needs to be changed to deliver true tax relief for all middle-class, taxpaying Americans.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – November 30, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) introduced H.R. 4462, the Taking Responsibility by Accounting for Corruption and Excess (TRACE) Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures federal contractors for disaster response cannot shield expenses and activities from audits and reviews.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – November 29, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, today announced that H.Res. 630, legislation he cosponsored to foster a safer and more accountable work environment for all congressional members and employees, unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

Staten Island, NY—November 28, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) today submitted public testimony to the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers as the commission met on Staten Island. He blasted the exercise as setting a dangerous precedent by judging centuries-old historical figures “to avoid triggering every conceivable sensitivity.”

November 21, 2017 Press Release

Staten Island, NY – November 21, 2017…. Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and 22 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter urging U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley to investigate an anti-Israel proposal issued by the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Process. The U.N.

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September 11, 2015 In The News
Everybody remembers where they were when the towers fell. As former Staten Island Borough President Guy Molinari’s chief of staff, I was in Borough Hall preparing for any work necessary to help our neighbors caught in the catastrophe unfolding just across the harbor.
September 11, 2015 In The News

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.

September 11, 2015 In The News

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).

September 11, 2015 In The News

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.

August 31, 2015 In The News

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.

August 27, 2015 In The News

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.

August 27, 2015 In The News

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.

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