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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

May 3, 2016 Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA On Monday night, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 “Eleventh Congressional District High School Art Competition,” Concord High School senior Ryan Shu, whose winning piece consisted of a digital photograph entitled “The Golden Escape.” The competition is a juried art show open to all high school s

May 3, 2016 Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will tour local small businesses in Todos Santos Plaza in Concord on Friday, May 6th as part of National Small Business Week. During the tour, he will meet with local business owners to explore which policies Congress should focus on to support small businesses and spur job creation.

May 2, 2016 Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will be marking the 12th stop on his Education Listening Tour at Canyon Elementary School this Tuesday, May 3rd.

April 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Committee on Armed Services in the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), H.R. 4909, which authorizes our nation’s defense spending.

April 21, 2016 Press Release
Legislation introduced in wake of agreement between VW and U.S. regulators

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Peter Welch (VT–At Large), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Ted Lieu (CA-33) introduced legislation to establish criminal penalties under the Clean Air Act for automakers that knowingly use so-called “defeat devices” in motor vehicles to bypass emissions tests and violate environmental st

April 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) received the Human Advocate award for his 100% rating on the 2015 Humane Society Legislative Scorecard. Only over one-quarter of all Members of the House of Representatives received a perfect rating.

April 12, 2016 Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA -- Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on the agreement between BART and the transit unions:

March 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a member of the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform (OGR), called on Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to convene a hearing to look into long-standing criticisms of the National Football League's (NFL) actions related to concussions.

March 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Amid California’s ongoing drought, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Jerry McNerney (CA-9) introduced the Sustainable Water Supplies Act (H.R.

March 11, 2016 Press Release
Congressman DeSaulnier and 2015 Art Competition Winner Charles Alston from Richmond.

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced his office is accepting submissions for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Eligible high school students may submit their original artwork through April 25, 2016. The competition is a juried art show open to all high school students who are residents of the Eleventh Congressional District of California.

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