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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

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July 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, legislation authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) to help improve the Contra Costa Canal unanimously passed out of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee and is headed to the House Floor for a vote in the coming months.
July 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will visit the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, TX on Friday, July 20th with the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform. During the trip, Members are expected to tour the U.S. Federal Courthouse, Border Patrol Processing Center, Southwest Key shelter facility, and ICE Detention Center.
July 16, 2018 Press Release
Richmond, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that efforts by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to relocate retail operations and sell the Nevin Avenue Post Office in Richmond, California have been halted.
July 10, 2018 Press Release
Richmond, CA – Today, Congressman DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office announced it will cancel its contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain undocumented immigrants at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond.
July 2, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier and Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee Elijah E. Cummings sent a letter requesting that Chairman Trey Gowdy issue a subpoena to compel the Department of Justice (DOJ) to produce documents it is withholding related to an internal 2006 report that Purdue Pharma knew of significant abuses of its drug OxyContin shortly after it was brought to market in 1996.
June 28, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) received confirmation from the Department of Defense that Concord Naval Weapons Station is not currently being considered to house any facility to detain immigrants.
June 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to news that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed that it will not be moving forward with a detention center at the Concord Naval Weapons Station.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), who represents the City of Concord, led a letter with Bay Area Members of Congress to United States Navy Secretary Richard Spencer calling on him to release the Navy’s proposal for detention facilities to house thousands of immigrants on land owned by the Department of Defense, including the Concord Naval Weapons Station in Northern California.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a Facebook Live Town Hall tomorrow, June 26th at 11:30 a.m. PST on immigration, the Trump Administration’s plan to house detained immigrants at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, and family separation.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that his bill to expand the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California was signed into law.

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