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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

November 4, 2015 Press Release
Ninth Public Forum Since Taking Office

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will host a town hall meeting in Pittsburg on Monday, November 9th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. This is the ninth public forum hosted by Congressman DeSaulnier since taking office in January. Town halls are one part of DeSaulnier’s efforts to be accessible to constituents.

October 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), joined by Reps. Anna G.

October 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Cheri Bustos (IL-17), alongside Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1), introduced bi-partisan legislation to promote transparency and accountability in federal highway investments by requiring states to prioritize projects based on performance standards.

October 20, 2015 Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will continue to meet one-on-one with constituents during Mobile District Office Hours in Richmond, Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Mobile District Office Hours are one part of Congressman DeSaulnier’s efforts to be accessible to constituents.

October 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) reacted to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General’s finding that the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) violated the Sunshine Act at a board meeting in Richmond, CA on January 28, 2015.

October 13, 2015 Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman DeSaulnier announced he will be marking the 10th stop on his Education Listening Tour at Pittsburg High School this Thursday, October 15th.

October 5, 2015 Press Release
Legislation Addresses Inequity Faced by Student Loan Borrowers

Washington, DC – Today, at an event at the University of California, Berkeley, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the “Student Borrower Fairness Act” (H.R. 3675). This bill decreases student loan interest rates by allowing borrowers to refinance their interest rates at the rate offered to banks by the Federal Reserve.

October 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mark DeSaulnier led a letter signed by Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman and Brendan Boyle, all freshman members of the Transportation and Public Assets Subcommittee, calling on Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to convene a hearing on the implications and consequences of Volkswagen’s actions for American consumers and, to identify potent

October 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mark DeSaulnier led a letter signed by Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman and Brendan Boyle, all freshman members of the Transportation and Public Assets Subcommittee, calling on Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to convene a hearing on the implications and consequences of Volkswagen’s actions for American consumers and, to identify potent

October 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) hails the $1.6 million in federal funds awarded to Contra Costa County’s Zero Tolerance Initiative under the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) grants program for Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking.

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