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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.
July 14, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Rosie the Riveter National Historic Site Expansion Act (H.R. 7585) to add the Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond, California to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park.
July 2, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a telephone town hall to discuss racial justice and strengthening our communities on Tuesday, July 7th at 11:30 a.m.
July 1, 2020 Press Release
Today, ten measures authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) were included in the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2) that passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 233-to-188.
June 30, 2020 Press Release
Today, three bills authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) were included as part of the House Select Committee’s Climate Crisis Action Plan.
June 25, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) made the following statement on the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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