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February 4, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will be joined by Isabel Bueso, rare disease advocate and Concord resident, at tonight’s State of the Union Address.
January 29, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) passed a measure that would study how credit scores are being used in housing decisions and examine whether individuals are being discriminated against in those decisions based on race, gender, age, sexual orientation, or other factors.
January 24, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Emily Xie of Walnut Creek as the winner of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge for California’s 11th District.
January 17, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressmen Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act (H.R. 5611), a bill to promote awareness of sports-related concussions and create comprehensive, evidence-based concussion response strategies.
January 15, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) passed an effort to ensure that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has the resources necessary to address age discrimination in the workplace. The amendment was included in the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (H.R. 1230), which passed the U.S. House by a vote of 261-to-155.
January 15, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that they will host a town hall meeting to discuss the impeachment inquiry into President Trump at Alhambra High School in Martinez on Thursday, January 23rd.
January 10, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Doris Matsui (CA-06), and Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) announced the introduction of the Early Childhood Mental Health Support Act (H.R. 5569), a bill to increase the mental health services provided to young children in Head Start and early childhood education centers.
January 9, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) made the following statement after a resolution “directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran” passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 224-to-194.
January 8, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced legislation that would require vehicles purchased by the federal government to meet low greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) standards.
December 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on passage of the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act (H.R. 5377) in the House of Representatives.

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