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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

January 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, on the eve of over 800,000 federal workers missing their regularly scheduled paychecks due to the government shutdown, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) sent a letter to the Consumer Bankers Association, the Credit Union National Association, and the Mortgage Bankers Association recognizing credit unions for offering interest-free loans to federal work

January 8, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) released the following statement after a new report by the Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General detailed that the Department of Defense let $28 billion in funding expire.
December 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on the government shutdown.
December 8, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that legislation he authored to rename the Nevin Avenue Post Office in Richmond, California as the “Harold D. McCraw, Sr., Post Office Building” (H.R. 606) has been signed into law.
November 19, 2018 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced the introduction of the Suicide Prevention Assistance Act (H.R. 7116), which establishes a new grant program at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to expand suicide prevention efforts for adults in doctor’s offices and other primary care settings.
November 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Don Beyer (VA-08), Jared Huffman (CA-02), and Barbara Lee (CA-13) called on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to expand any investigation into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica at the Department of Justice (DOJ).
November 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, issued the following statement after the Department of Defense (DoD) failed its first-ever agency wide audit.
November 8, 2018 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to the unconstitutional appointment of Matthew Whitaker to oversee Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
November 5, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, on the eve of the midterm election, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced the Bots Research Act, which would establish a new task force at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to determine the impact of automated social media accounts, often referred to as “bots,” on public discourse and elections.
October 29, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) announced that bipartisan legislation he authored with Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) to help curb fraudulent opioid prescriptions was signed into law as part of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6).

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