Washington, DC – Today, following a meeting between President Trump and leading automaker executives, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) was joined by 10 Democratic Representatives in calling on automobile manufacturers to provide a detailed explanation of their plans for how they will respond to the Trump Administration’s proposed rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency standards.
Bill is Headed Next to House Floor for a Vote
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) announced that that their bipartisan legislation to help inform patients, doctors, and pharmacists on prescription drug dispensing was passed out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and is expected to be considered on the floor in the coming weeks.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement.
Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, a bill that reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for five years, continues investments in airports, and makes necessary safety reforms, by a vote of 393-to-13.
Washington, DC – In response to calls by Congressman DeSaulnier (CA-11) for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the nation’s largest public retirement fund, to divest from any automobile manufacturer that abandons California’s fuel economy standards, CalPERS said it would engage its “portfolio companies to adopt responsible fuel economy and emissions standards.”
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman DeSaulnier (CA-11) was joined by a group of Democratic Members of the California Delegation in calling on the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to divest from any automobile manufacturer that fails to meet emissions standards established by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
April 13, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that the United States will carry out strikes in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack brought by Assad's regime on Syrian civilians.
Washington, DC – Following calls by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) for an additional San Francisco Bay crossing, Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Executive Director Steve Heminger advised the Members that MTC will move forward with a study of a new “Southern Crossing.”
April 6, 2018 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) called for the removal of United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) urged the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), and other California public retirement funds to divest from any car company that participates in a roll back of environmental standards.