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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Press Releases

September 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to passage of the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R.5963).
September 16, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced the Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act, which would mandate federal agencies implement safeguards to prevent federal law enforcement officers’ service weapons from becoming lost and stolen.
September 13, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced commonsense legislation to protect low income students from being taxed on using their Pell Grants for non-tuition goods and services.
August 31, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that $750,000 in federal funds will be awarded to the California Department of Transportation under the Federal Highway Administration’s Surface Transportation System Funding Alternative Program (STSFA).
August 30, 2016 Press Release
Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Ted Lieu (CA-33) called on House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to initiate an immediate investigation into the egregious overprescribing of opioid prescription painkillers and the inaction of Purdue Pharma and other pharmaceutical companies that may be aware of inappropriate opioid distribution by bad actors.
August 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to UC Berkeley’s announcement regarding the indefinite suspension of the Global Campus in Richmond.
August 25, 2016 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) today announced the second annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for U.S. high school students. High school students who live or attend school in California’s 11th Congressional District are invited to create and submit their own software application (“app”) on a platform of their choice.
July 27, 2016 Press Release
Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host six town hall meetings in the communities of Richmond, Danville, Orinda, Rossmoor, Concord, and Pittsburg during the month of August.
July 8, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement today in response to the release of a Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) scathing report on “Roadside Safety Hardware Oversight, Testing and Data Collection.” DeSaulnier joined Senate colleagues in requesting the report after faulty guardrails caused numerous tragic injuries and the loss of life, including Bay Area resident and football star Darryl Blackmon, which resulted in a multi-million dollar legal judgment.
July 8, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC --- Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement on FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Oversight & Government Reform Committee.

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