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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).
September 8, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman DeSaulnier introduced legislation that would help students with disabilities receive the support they need to succeed in the classroom.
August 27, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host the sixth annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app coding competition for high school students.
August 21, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host an emergency virtual town hall to discuss the United States Postal Service and voting in Contra Costa County on Monday, August 24th at 3:00 p.m. PT.
August 11, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Metropolitan Planning Enhancement Act (HR 796), a bill to make sure that transportation projects are funded because they better local communities, not because of political connections.
August 2, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) made the following statement in response to the announcement by Marathon Petroleum Corporation that it will “indefinitely idle” its Martinez refinery and convert it to a terminal facility.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the passage of efforts he authored to examine the impacts of coronavirus on workers, the environment, and small businesses and to support students and their families.
July 21, 2020 Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Caroline W. Chen, Bentley Upper School Senior, as the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 11th Congressional District. Her piece “Bringing Light to Dark Times” incorporates mixed media to depict a timely scene of American resilience.

July 20, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a telephone town hall to discuss coronavirus, the classroom, our community, and what comes next when school resumes in Contra Costa on Thursday, July 23rd at noon.

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