Press Releases

October 9, 2021 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Barbara Lee (CA-13) announced that they will host a joint virtual town hall on Tuesday, October 12th at 5:00 p.m. PT to discuss the priorities House Democrats are fighting for in the Build Back Better Act as part of the budget reconciliation process in order to support working families in the Bay Area and across the country. 
October 7, 2021 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will host a virtual immigration town hall tomorrow, October 6th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT. The event will be held on Zoom and will be streamed live on Congressman DeSaulnier’s Facebook page (facebook.com/repmarkdesaulnier).
September 23, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Barbara Lee (CA-13) successfully passed a measure that directs the Secretary of the United States Navy to publicly exonerate the Port Chicago 50.
September 21, 2021 Press Release
 Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a virtual town hall on tomorrow, September 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT. The event will be held on Zoom and will be streamed live on Congressman DeSaulnier’s Facebook page (facebook.com/repmarkdesaulnier).
September 15, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Backed by Brady & Everytown, Which Includes Moms Demand Action
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Gun Safety Board and Research Act, a bill that would help to combat our nation’s gun violence epidemic through evidence-based, scientific solutions.
September 13, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act (H.R. 5216), a bill that would promote awareness of sports-related concussions in student athletes and develop comprehensive, evidence-based strategies to respond to these injuries.
September 2, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), and James Comer (KY-01) introduced bipartisan legislation to update the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program.
August 30, 2021 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) to meet with leadership of Contra Costa’s Afghan community to explore ways to help newly arriving Afghan citizens in the Bay Area tomorrow, August 31st from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
August 26, 2021 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) announced that they will host a virtual town hall Monday, August 30th from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. PT.
August 17, 2021 Press Release
DeSaulnier and McGovern to Visit Sites in Contra Costa Promoting Food Equity, Sustainability, and Community Engagement
Walnut Creek, CA – As Democrats continue their efforts to address inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will welcome U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the influential House Committee on Rules and Co-Chair of the House Hunger Caucus, to California’s 11th District to showcase Bay Area efforts to end hunger on Thursday, August 19th.

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