Press Releases

June 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) along with Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-2) and Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced the Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 2824). H.R.

June 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on today’s trade votes. The Majority expects to bring the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) bill to the floor early next week.

“‘Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed,’ President Lincoln said.

June 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman DeSaulnier’s first bill as a Member of Congress was passed in the House Committee on Natural Resources with bipartisan support. The John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act (H.R.1289) would add 44 acres of land of the Martinez historic site that celebrates the life and legacy of John Muir.

May 26, 2015 Press Release

Moraga, CA -- As a newly appointed Member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier has launched an Education Listening Tour to visit schools across the district and to hear firsthand from students, parents, educators and school administrators about ways to improve our educational system.

May 21, 2015 Press Release
Bill is supported by the National Football League (NFL), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and National PTA, among others.

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) introduced the Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act (H.R. 2062). This bill would create much-needed nationwide standards on concussion safety and establish tools for student athletes, parents, and school faculty to develop procedures on concussion prevention, detection, and treatment.

May 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC -- The House Majority passed a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund, which funds roads, bridges and public transit construction, instead of a longer-term plan to address our nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), along with Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL), have introduced the Distracted Driving Prevention Act (H.R. 2154). This bill would amend the process of granting money to states that have passed statutes to address distracted driving.

May 12, 2015 Press Release

Concord, CA -- Congressman DeSaulnier presented former Staff Sergeant Raymond Henderson, a U.S. Army Veteran, with certification of having received both the Purple Heart medal and the Army Commendation Medal with a “V” device, and paid tribute to Henderson’s service to our country. Like many Vietnam veterans, Mr.

May 6, 2015 Press Release

San Pablo -- As a newly appointed Member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier has launched an Education Listening Tour to visit schools across the district and to hear firsthand from students, parents, educators and school administrators about ways to improve our educational system.

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