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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

October 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after thousands of California soldiers were ordered to repay enlistment bonuses more than a decade after re-enlisting to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.
October 20, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), the only Bay Area member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, received a perfect grade on the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual report card for the first session of the 114th Congress.
October 14, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) released the following statement on the hate crime charges filed by Contra Costa County District Attorney, Mark Peterson, following the attack of Maan Singh Khalsa, a Sikh man in Richmond last month.
October 14, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Congressional Scorecard, which measured support for LGBTQ equality in the 114th Congress.
October 12, 2016 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on the resignation of Wells Fargo CEO, John Stumpf.
October 5, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), members of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, introduced legislation in response to the Mylan hearing at which the CEO acknowledged that salary for the position increased 600 percent in less than a decade, and other reports that companies like Wells Fargo pay its CEO nearly 500 times the rate of its average employee.
October 4, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced that Contra Costa College (CCC) will receive a $1,199,013 grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). The grant will be used for the College’s Caminos al Exito Project, which aims to improve access and opportunity in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields for Hispanic and low-income residents.
September 30, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – In the wake of yet another Congressional hearing revealing more dishonesty and fraud perpetrated by Wells Fargo, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a member of the Oversight & Government Reform Committee, canceled his Wells Fargo account as a signal of his concern with the company and sent a letter to John Stumpf, Wells Fargo CEO, calling on him to resign.
September 30, 2016 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will continue his longtime practice of meeting one-on-one with constituents during Mobile District Office Hours on Wednesday, October 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. during the El Cerrito Senior Resource Fair. Since being elected to Congress, DeSaulnier has hosted twenty-nine Mobile District Office Hours and Town Halls throughout Contra Costa County.
September 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to passage of the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R.5963).

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