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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

July 17, 2015 Press Release

Danville, CA -- Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will host a town hall meeting on Monday, July 20th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in DanvilleTown halls are one part of Congressman DeSaulnier’s efforts to be accessible to constituents. He is also holding mobile district office hours and listening tours across the district.  

July 2, 2015 Press Release

Concord, CA Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) presented gold, silver, and bronze medals to Congressional Award winners at the Concord Civic Center.  The honorees received medals for participating in the Congressional Award program and demonstrating an outstanding commitment to community service, personal development, physical fitness, and exploration.

June 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on today’s Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. The court’s ruling gives same-sex couples the right to marry in all fifty states.

June 24, 2015 Press Release

Bay Point, CA -- Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will continue to meet one-on-one with constituents during mobile district office hours in Bay Point, Saturday, June 27th from 11 am to 1 pm. Mobile District Office Hours are one part of Congressman DeSaulnier’s efforts to be accessible to constituents.

June 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) along with Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-2) and Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced the Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 2824). H.R.

June 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on today’s trade votes. The Majority expects to bring the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) bill to the floor early next week.

“‘Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed,’ President Lincoln said.

June 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman DeSaulnier’s first bill as a Member of Congress was passed in the House Committee on Natural Resources with bipartisan support. The John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act (H.R.1289) would add 44 acres of land of the Martinez historic site that celebrates the life and legacy of John Muir.

May 26, 2015 Press Release

Moraga, CA -- As a newly appointed Member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier has launched an Education Listening Tour to visit schools across the district and to hear firsthand from students, parents, educators and school administrators about ways to improve our educational system.

May 21, 2015 Press Release
Bill is supported by the National Football League (NFL), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and National PTA, among others.

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) introduced the Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act (H.R. 2062). This bill would create much-needed nationwide standards on concussion safety and establish tools for student athletes, parents, and school faculty to develop procedures on concussion prevention, detection, and treatment.

May 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC -- The House Majority passed a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund, which funds roads, bridges and public transit construction, instead of a longer-term plan to address our nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

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