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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully passed a measure that directs the Secretary of the United States Navy to publicly exonerate the Port Chicago 50.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of a Constitutional amendment (H.J.Res. 69) guaranteeing the right to a quality, public education to all students.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
Today, five measures spearheaded by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) were included in the Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, Interior, Environment, Military Const., Transportation, VA, & HUD Appropriations Act of 2020.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Congressman Glenn ‘G.T.’ Thompson (R-PA) introduced the School Food Modernization Act, bipartisan legislation that will help local schools replace outdated kitchen equipment in an effort to provide healthy and nutritious meals to students.
June 24, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act, a bill to create minimum standards to prevent federal law enforcement officers’ service weapons from becoming lost and stolen.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier introduced the Moving FIRST Act, a bill that would create a competitive program to seek grants for the creation of 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.

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