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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

June 20, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced the Moving and Fostering Innovation to Revolutionize Smarter Transportation (Moving FIRST) Act. The Moving FIRST Act creates a competitive grant program for large and medium-sized cities as well as rural communities to seek grants for the creation of efficient, creative and innovative transportation projects.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, four provisions that Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) authored were included in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development spending package (H.R. 2740) that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 226-to-203.
June 14, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on the City of Pittsburg’s partnership with Bombardier Inc. to open a facility that will produce BART’s Fleet of the Future rail cars.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a second town hall on “Protecting Our Democracy & The Mueller Report” on Monday, June 17th at 6:30 p.m. in West County at Harding Elementary School in El Cerrito.
June 6, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Saving Local News Act (H.R. 3126), a bill to recognize newspapers as a public good and make it easier for written news organizations to become non-profits – allowing them to focus on content instead of profit margins and reduce their tax burden.
May 30, 2019 Press Release
Congressional Management Foundation Recognizes Rep. DeSaulnier for Outstanding Achievement in Transparency, Innovation, and Accountability
May 29, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) made the following statement on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s press statement.
May 22, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) passed an effort to shed light on the performance of private student loan servicing companies by requiring the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to collect and publish data from these companies including customer service interactions and successful enrollment in repayment plans.
May 22, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Bots Research Act (H.R. 2860), a bill to establish a task force of experts at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to determine the impact of automated social media accounts, commonly known as “bots,” on elections and public discourse.
May 16, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) passed an effort to shed light on pharmaceutical companies that use federal funding to research drug development for profit.

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