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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

May 16, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s admission that he revealed highly classified information to Russian officials.
May 12, 2017 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that Concord High School junior, Trinh Nguyen, is the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 11th Congressional District. Her acrylic painting on canvas entitled “Bullies” will be displayed in the United States Capitol. The art competition is a juried art show open to all high school students who are residents of California’s 11th Congressional District.
May 9, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to the questionable firing of FBI Director James Comey: "Fresh off hearings into Russia's documented interference into November's election, the timing of President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey raises serious questions as to whether this is a Nixonian-like abuse of power.
May 8, 2017 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a town hall meeting in Danville on Thursday, May 11th at 5:30 p.m. Since taking office in 2015, Mark has hosted 42 town halls and mobile district office hours throughout Contra Costa County.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after Republicans voted to pass the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628) out of the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 217-to-213.
April 4, 2017 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he is hosting the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, and students may begin submitting artwork.
April 3, 2017 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host town hall meetings in Antioch, Richmond, and Lafayette during the month of April. Mark has hosted 39 town halls and mobile district office hours throughout Contra Costa County since taking office in 2015.
March 30, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced legislation which would expand the national historic site that celebrates the life and legacy of John Muir in Martinez, CA. The John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act (H.R. 1719/S. 729) would add an additional 44 acres to the John Muir National Historic site, which currently stretches across 330 acres in the East Bay of San Francisco and includes the home where Muir lived until he passed in 1914.
March 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier issued the following statement on the commemoration of National Rosie the Riveter Day, a collective national effort to raise awareness of the 16 million women working during World War II.
March 17, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – A measure authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) was unanimously adopted by the Oversight and Government Reform Committee as a part of the bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act (H.R. 756), which has been years in the making.

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