Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA), the only pharmacist in Congress, announced that their bipartisan legislation, the Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act (H.R. 4275), which would help curb fraudulent prescriptions of opioids, unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to produce a copy of a 2006 Department of Justice (DOJ) report concluding that Purdue Pharma, the company often linked with the genesis of the opioid epidemic, knew of significant abuses of its drug OxyContin shortly after it was brought to market in 1996.
Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Members of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee, Representative Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Ranking Member of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee Mark Takano (CA-41), and Committee Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) called on Republican Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) to convene a hearing and markup for the Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act (H.R. 4304).
Initiatives Will Help Improve Safety, Recreation, and Concord Naval Weapons Station Land Use
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully secured funding for the maintenance and repair of existing fish screen equipment located in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta in the House Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2019 (H.R. 5895).
June 6, 2018 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a town hall meeting at the Danville Community Center on Monday, June 11th at 6:30 p.m.
June 6, 2018 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the below statement following the outcome of Regional Measure 3 (RM3).
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that Campolindo High School freshman, Mindy Lou, is the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 11th Congressional District.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the Protecting Student Athletes From Concussions Act (H.R. 3580) to help schools implement concussion response strategies to safeguard the health of student athletes.
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will host a “Concussion Prevention for Student Athletes” event at Ygnacio Valley High School on Thursday, May 31st.
Washington, DC — Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully included three key provisions in a bill to reauthorize the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).