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March 12, 2020 Press Release
In an effort to help address the spread of coronavirus, several tour locations in Washington, DC are currently closed to the public.
March 11, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he is hosting the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 11th Congressional District.
March 10, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that the town hall meeting on preventing gun violence, originally scheduled for March 18th at Diablo Valley College, has been postponed.
March 10, 2020 Press Release
In observance of National Women’s History Month, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced a resolution to recognize March 21, 2020, as ‘National Rosie the Riveter Day’ to honor the millions of women who supported the war effort on the home front during World War II.
March 5, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a town hall meeting on preventing gun violence with Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill on Wednesday, March 18th at 6:30 p.m.
February 28, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) introduced the Restore Veterans’ Compensation Act, legislation that would prevent the federal government from forcing veterans to return separation pay if they later qualify for VA disability benefits.
February 27, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship voted to request a report from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a first step toward considering H.R. 4225, a bill to allow Isabel Bueso and her family to remain in the United States so Isabel can continue to receive treatment for her rare, life-threatening disease.
February 14, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Congressman Don Young (AK-At-Large) announced bipartisan legislation to make exercise equipment and fitness classes accessible to individuals with disabilities.
February 7, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced a bill to support affordable housing and development projects conveniently located near transit hubs.
February 6, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will host a town hall meeting to discuss “The Impeachment Trial and What’s Up Next for Congress” at Stanley Middle School in Lafayette on Tuesday, February 18th at 6:30 p.m.

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