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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

July 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the introduction of the Metropolitan Planning Enhancement Act (H.R. 6493) to help improve the performance and accountability of our metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), the main institutions for regional planning.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) released the following statement after receiving an update from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the status of the two migrant girls who were separated from their families and held at a Pleasant Hill children’s shelter.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman DeSaulnier (CA-11) released the following statement in response to the final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515), which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 359-to-54.
July 25, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of maintenance practices for foreclosed and real estate owned (REO) properties to identify any gaps which may contribute to property neglect in certain communities.
July 24, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced the National Public Health Act (H.R. 6481) to hold corporations accountable for actions that hurt public health.
July 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, legislation authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) to help improve the Contra Costa Canal unanimously passed out of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee and is headed to the House Floor for a vote in the coming months.
July 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will visit the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, TX on Friday, July 20th with the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform. During the trip, Members are expected to tour the U.S. Federal Courthouse, Border Patrol Processing Center, Southwest Key shelter facility, and ICE Detention Center.
July 16, 2018 Press Release
Richmond, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that efforts by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to relocate retail operations and sell the Nevin Avenue Post Office in Richmond, California have been halted.
July 10, 2018 Press Release
Richmond, CA – Today, Congressman DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office announced it will cancel its contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain undocumented immigrants at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond.
July 2, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier and Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee Elijah E. Cummings sent a letter requesting that Chairman Trey Gowdy issue a subpoena to compel the Department of Justice (DOJ) to produce documents it is withholding related to an internal 2006 report that Purdue Pharma knew of significant abuses of its drug OxyContin shortly after it was brought to market in 1996.

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