Press Releases

March 3, 2021 Press Release
Today, two provisions to improve election security authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) were included in the final version of the For the People Act (H.R. 1), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 220-to-210.
February 27, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman DeSaulnier voted to bring much needed pandemic relief to our families and communities through the American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319). The bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 219-to-212. It now moves to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
February 26, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) passed an effort to add the Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond, California to the Rosie The Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park. The amendment was included in the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (H.R. 803), which passed the U.S. House by a vote of 227-to-200. The bill now moves to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
February 23, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) announced the introduction of the Confronting and Correcting Historical Injustices Act (H.R. 1196), a bill that would establish a commission to recognize and remedy the discrimination suffered by individuals and groups at the hands of the federal government.
February 22, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a virtual town hall meeting on the state of gun violence prevention in America and Contra Costa on Thursday, February 25th at 3:00 p.m.
February 16, 2021 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will host a virtual Conversation on Race town hall to discuss racial justice in America on Friday, February 19th at 4:00 p.m. (PT) with Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) and special guest Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05).
February 8, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) was named Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor’s Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) for the 117th Congress.
February 4, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the reintroduction of a bill (H.R. 785) that would allow Concord resident Isabel Bueso and her family to permanently remain in the United States so Isabel can continue to receive treatment for her rare, life-threatening disease.
February 2, 2021 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Sean Donelan of Concord as the winner of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for California’s 11th District.
January 28, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor, issued the following statement today in response to the appointment of Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14) to the committee.

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