Press Releases

September 30, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – In the wake of yet another Congressional hearing revealing more dishonesty and fraud perpetrated by Wells Fargo, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a member of the Oversight & Government Reform Committee, canceled his Wells Fargo account as a signal of his concern with the company and sent a letter to John Stumpf, Wells Fargo CEO, calling on him to resign.
September 30, 2016 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will continue his longtime practice of meeting one-on-one with constituents during Mobile District Office Hours on Wednesday, October 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. during the El Cerrito Senior Resource Fair. Since being elected to Congress, DeSaulnier has hosted twenty-nine Mobile District Office Hours and Town Halls throughout Contra Costa County.
September 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to passage of the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R.5963).
September 16, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced the Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act, which would mandate federal agencies implement safeguards to prevent federal law enforcement officers’ service weapons from becoming lost and stolen.
September 13, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced commonsense legislation to protect low income students from being taxed on using their Pell Grants for non-tuition goods and services.
August 31, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that $750,000 in federal funds will be awarded to the California Department of Transportation under the Federal Highway Administration’s Surface Transportation System Funding Alternative Program (STSFA).
August 30, 2016 Press Release
Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Ted Lieu (CA-33) called on House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to initiate an immediate investigation into the egregious overprescribing of opioid prescription painkillers and the inaction of Purdue Pharma and other pharmaceutical companies that may be aware of inappropriate opioid distribution by bad actors.
August 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to UC Berkeley’s announcement regarding the indefinite suspension of the Global Campus in Richmond.
August 25, 2016 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) today announced the second annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for U.S. high school students. High school students who live or attend school in California’s 11th Congressional District are invited to create and submit their own software application (“app”) on a platform of their choice.
July 27, 2016 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host six town hall meetings in the communities of Richmond, Danville, Orinda, Rossmoor, Concord, and Pittsburg during the month of August.

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