Tag: Mark DeSaulnier

DeSaulnier announces app coding contest for area high school students

DeSaulnier announces app coding contest for area high school students

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – High school students who live in U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier’s district, California 11, may compete in the fourth annual Congressional App Challenge, a coding competition. DeSaulnier is host of his district competition, which is open to high school students who either live or attend school in this district. To enter, students will […]

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Residents, businesspeople unload mail complaints at Town Hall

Residents, businesspeople unload mail complaints at Town Hall

| August 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez residents and business owners used Wednesday’s town hall meeting with their U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson and Mark Desaulnier and Postmaster Jeanette Davis to air their frustrations with mail delivery – or lack of it. Members of Martinez City Council also were present to hear the complaints, many of which they’ve been […]

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Martinez post office town hall tonight

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier have organized a town hall meeting Aug. 22 that will let the public comment or ask questions of representatives of the Martinez post office. Residents have had concerns about their mail delivery for some time. Prior to the April 4 City Council meeting, some […]

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Congressman DeSaulnier calls for radiological testing of the Keller Canyon Landfill in Pittsburg

| August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, following recent reports that dirt from the falsified cleanup of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard was moved to the Keller Canyon Landfill in Pittsburg, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) called for the testing of soil from Keller Canyon for radiological materials. In a letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, […]

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New law expands John Muir National Historic Site

New law expands John Muir National Historic Site

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A new law will expand the John Muir National Historic Site by 44 acres, U.S. Representative Mark DeSaulnier announced. DeSaulnier, the Walnut Creek Democrat member of the House whose district contains a portion of Martinez, introduced his bill, H.R., 1719, to add the acreage of donated land to the 330-acre park. He […]

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Officials react to possible immigration detention camp at Concord Naval Weapons Station

Officials react to possible immigration detention camp at Concord Naval Weapons Station

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Officials in Concord as well as U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier have reacted to a report that the federal government may be eying the Concord Naval Weapons Station as a site to house up to 45,000 undocumented immigrants. U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, whose District 11 includes Concord and part of Martinez, has joined other San Francisco […]

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DeSaulnier Introduces Feinstein-Companion Health Care Bill

| March 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – U.S. Representative Mark DeSaulnier (D-Walnut Creek) has introduced a health care bill that is a companion to legislation introduced by California United States Senator Dianne Feinstein. DeSaulnier, who represents a portion of Martinez in the House, said if his bill passes, it would make health insurance more affordable for middle-class families. In […]

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