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November 12, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) in announcing the Senate’s passage of their bipartisan, bicameral legislation to honor American women who joined the workforce and volunteered in support of the war effort during World War II.
November 2, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of legislation to strengthen and preserve the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB).
October 27, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Committee Member Rep. Mark DeSaulnier released documents obtained by the Committee as part of its investigation into Purdue Pharma and members of the Sackler family, who have owned a controlling share of Purdue since 1952.
October 26, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a virtual town hall on Friday, October 30th at 11:00 a.m. PT to discuss legal and Constitutional questions surrounding the upcoming election.
October 16, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Justice for Dislocated Workers Act (H.R. 8583), a bill to require large corporations to evaluate, consider, and ultimately mitigate the impacts to the local workforce and economy a possible closure or downsizing may have.
October 6, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a virtual town hall to provide a Congressional update and answer questions from constituents on Tuesday, October 13th at 1 p.m. PT.
September 30, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the CEO Accountability and Responsibility Act (H.R. 8377) to invest in working Americans and reduce income inequality.
September 24, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that an amendment he authored to provide grant funding to communities to help workers transition from jobs in the fossil fuel industry to more sustainable jobs was included as part of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (H.R. 4447), which passed the U.S. House by a vote of 220-to-185.
September 11, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representatives Barbara Lee (CA-13), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) announced that they will host a virtual Conversation on Race town hall to discuss racial justice in America on Tuesday, September 15th at 6:00 p.m. (PT).
September 9, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that the House Judiciary Committee voted to advance a bill he authored to allow Isabel Bueso and her family to remain in the United States so Isabel can continue to receive treatment for her rare, life-threatening disease (H.R. 4225).

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