Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to today’s House Oversight & Government Reform Hearing on Planned Parenthood’s taxpayer funding:
Asks Speaker Boehner for bipartisan action before October 1st deadline
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to highlight the imminent expiration of the Perkins Loan Program on October 1, 2015.
Washington, DC – Congressman DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to Pope Francis’ historic speech to Congress.
Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) invites all young people in the Eleventh Congressional District who would like to apply to one of the nation’s service academies to attend “Service Academy Night 2015” which will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Diablo Valley College.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman DeSaulnier’s first stand-alone bill as a Member of Congress was passed on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act (H.R.1289) would add 44 acres of donated land to the Martinez historic site that celebrates the life and legacy of John Muir.
Washington, DC – Congressman DeSaulnier issued the following statement today in support of the Iran Nuclear Proposal, also known as the Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will continue to meet one-on-one with constituents during mobile district office hours in Walnut Creek, Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 11 am to 1 pm. Mobile District Office Hours are one part of Congressman DeSaulnier’s efforts to be accessible to constituents.
Concord, CA – Congressman DeSaulnier will host a special viewing of floor statements by Members of Congress and a discussion to honor the lives of the victims of the Port Chicago tragedy at the Concord City Council Chambers on Wednesday. The event will feature representatives from the National Park Service and Friends of Port Chicago.
Pleasant Hill, CA -- Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will host five town hall meetings in the communities of Pleasant Hill, Rossmoor, El Cerrito, Orinda, and Clayton. Town halls are one part of Congressman DeSaulnier’s efforts to be accessible to constituents. He is also holding mobile district office hours and listening tours across the district.
Bipartisan School Food Modernization Act Promotes New Equipment, Infrastructure
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced the School Food Modernization Act, which will help local schools replace outdated kitchen equipment and improve infrastructure in an effort to provide healthy and nutritious meals to students. A national survey indicates that 88 percent of school districts need at least one piece of new kitche