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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

June 28, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) received confirmation from the Department of Defense that Concord Naval Weapons Station is not currently being considered to house any facility to detain immigrants.
June 27, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to news that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed that it will not be moving forward with a detention center at the Concord Naval Weapons Station.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), who represents the City of Concord, led a letter with Bay Area Members of Congress to United States Navy Secretary Richard Spencer calling on him to release the Navy’s proposal for detention facilities to house thousands of immigrants on land owned by the Department of Defense, including the Concord Naval Weapons Station in Northern California.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a Facebook Live Town Hall tomorrow, June 26th at 11:30 a.m. PST on immigration, the Trump Administration’s plan to house detained immigrants at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, and family separation.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that his bill to expand the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California was signed into law.
June 22, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) released a statement in response to news that the U.S. Navy is proposing to construct detention centers for immigrants in California including a camp for as many as 47,000 immigrants at the former Naval Weapons Station in Concord.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Earlier this year, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) asked Contra Costa residents to vote on town hall topics, and environmental protection was at the top of the list.
June 20, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order regarding family separations at the border.
June 14, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA), the only pharmacist in Congress, announced that their bipartisan legislation, the Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act (H.R. 4275), which would help curb fraudulent prescriptions of opioids, unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
June 12, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to produce a copy of a 2006 Department of Justice (DOJ) report concluding that Purdue Pharma, the company often linked with the genesis of the opioid epidemic, knew of significant abuses of its drug OxyContin shortly after it was brought to market in 1996.

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