Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), and Walter Jones (R-NC) introduced the Restore Veterans’ Compensation Act of 2017, legislation that would prevent the federal government from recouping separation pay from veterans who later qualify for VA disability benefits.
October 11, 2017 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will host his 50th town hall and mobile district office hour since coming to Congress in January of 2015. The town hall meeting will be held at the Shadelands Art Center on Monday, October 16th at 6:00 p.m. in Walnut Creek.
October 6, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) issued the following statement after introducing H.R. 3907, the Federal Wildland Firefighter Recognition Act. This bill will direct the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to allow those who risk their lives fighting wildfires to be called “Wildland Firefighters.”
Washington, DC – Today, as we recognize National Smart Cities Week, U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Members Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) announced bipartisan legislation that would establish $100 million in new grant funding for cities to invest in and use innovative technologies and solutions for the purpose of improving transportation and mobility.
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration and Republican leaders who claim, it is not time to engage in the gun debate.
September 26, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement in response to reports that at least six of President Trump’s closest advisers used private email addresses to discuss official White House matters.
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement congratulating the City of San Pablo on winning the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) ‘Culture of Health Prize.’ The RWJF Culture of Health Prize awards communities that demonstrate a commitment to improving health outcomes for all, especially those facing the greatest adversity, by developing powerful local partnerships and leveraging resources.
September 14, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Legislation authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) to rename the Nevin Avenue Post Office in Richmond, California as the “Harold D. McCraw, Sr., Post Office Building” (H.R. 606) unanimously passed out of the Oversight and Government and Reform Committee.
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will host two upcoming “Service Academy Nights” in Pleasant Hill and Richmond. All students living in the Eleventh Congressional District of California who would like to apply to one of the nation’s premier service academies are invited to attend.
September 8, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on the deal struck between President Trump and Democrats to package nearly $8 billion of hurricane and disaster relief money with a three-month extension of government funding and increase in the debt ceiling, which passed the House today by a vote of 316-to-90.