Press Releases

May 28, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Eirene Acosta, Northgate High School Junior, as the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 11th Congressional District for her digital drawing “Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder.”
May 24, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) will host a virtual Conversation on Race town hall on the fight to address Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) hate in America on Friday, May 28th at 3:00 p.m. (PT).
May 20, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a webinar on Navigating the Immigration System on Friday, May 28th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT.
May 4, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that his office will host a virtual Federal Grants Workshop on Friday, May 14th from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PT.
April 30, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (Apr. 30, 2021)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and senior Committee Member Rep. Mark DeSaulnier issued the following statement after the Committee made public additional documents obtained as part of its investigation into the role Purdue Pharma and members of the Sackler family played in fueling the opioid epidemic:
April 28, 2021 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Director of Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS), Anna Roth, RN, MS, MPH as his virtual guest to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress. As director of the County health department, Roth has spearheaded Contra Costa’s remarkable response to the coronavirus pandemic, helping to establish our community as a leader in our state and across the country in the fight to combat the virus and protect our residents.
April 22, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a pair of events to provide timely information and resources for Contra Costa residents.
April 20, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Suicide Prevention Assistance Act (H.R. 2648), which would integrate mental health screenings as an essential part of primary care visits by establishing a new grant program at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
March 29, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced legislation to improve accountability and oversight of so-called “megaprojects.” The Transportation Megaprojects Accountability and Oversight Act (H.R. 2204) would establish an independent peer review group to assess the quality assurance, cost containment, and risk management of federal highway and transportation projects that cost over $2.5 billion. While current law requires financial reporting requirements for projects costing more than $500 million, no additional oversight mechanisms exist for large, complex megaprojects.
March 26, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he is hosting the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 11th Congressional District.

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