Tag: Mark DeSaulnier

Martinez High School students invited to enter Congressional Art Competition

Martinez High School students invited to enter Congressional Art Competition

| March 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez high school students are being invited to enter the 2019 Congressional Art Competition by the city’s two members of the House of Representatives, District 05’s U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson and District 11 U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier. The two are hosts in their respective districts for the art competition. Their districts include different portions of […]

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U.S. Representatives address gun violence in town hall at AHS

U.S. Representatives address gun violence in town hall at AHS

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The U.S. House of Representatives likely would approve House Bill 8, which would strengthen background checks for gun sales, said its sponsor, Mike Thompson, who represents part of Martinez in the House. It has more cosigners than the minimum number of votes to pass, he said. Thompson (D-Napa) and U.S. Rep. Mark […]

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U.S. Reps to lead gun violence town hall Feb. 9

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – U.S. Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif. 11) and Mike Thompson (D-Calif. 5) will lead a gun violence dialogue town hall Feb. 9 at Alhambra High School. Both DeSaulnier and Thompson have districts that include portions of Martinez. The announcement released by DeSaulnier said acts of gun violence have continued to impact communities across […]

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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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