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BY TARYN LUNA The guest list isn’t limited to lawmakers for President Donald Trump’s first address before a joint Congress Tuesday night in Washington. It’s a tradition for members of Congress to extend a special invitation to someone of their…

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By Robin Opsahl Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento, spoke about her experience in the House, her family’s history of internment and politics in the Trump era Thursday to a crowd of more than 100 at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento as…

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By Ben Adler   With Congress on recess this week, voters who support or oppose President Trump have the chance to get some face time with their local representatives. Sacramento Democrat Doris Matsui held a town hall meeting on health…

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By Michael R. Blood Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam by constructing a massive steel-and-concrete gutter that would manage surging…

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Fully driverless cars could be rolling down Sacramento streets in just more than a year, following a push by Mayor Darrell Steinberg, U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui and state Sen. Richard Pan to gain federal approval for automated-vehicle testing, the three…

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A Democratic lawmaker is calling on President-elect Donald Trump to denounce a surrogate who approvingly cited the mass internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II as “precedent” for a registry of Muslim immigrants. “The imprisonment of thousands of Japanese-Americans during…

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Oceangoing travelers for the first time can see what crimes are being reported aboard ships operating in U.S. ports — and the numbers compared with last year could make some of them seasick. The number of reported sexual assaults on cruise…

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A man with schizophrenia barricaded himself inside his apartment after breaking into a neighbor’s house. Instead of breaking down his door, responding officers instead used their new mental health training to deescalate the crisis. Within an hour, the situation was…

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Washington, DC– Today, the Energy & Commerce Committee unanimously passed H.R. 1877, the Mental Health First Aid Act. Co-authored by Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), the bipartisan bill would expand Mental Health First Aid training to help…

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Rep. Doris Matsui issued a letter Friday demanding that pharmaceutical company Mylan lower the price of the EpiPen, a device that helps millions of people stem severe allergy attacks. Over the past month, public outrage has grown over the rising…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE9/1/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart202-225-7163     Congresswoman Matsui Announces FAA Grant Funding to Improve Sacramento International Airport   Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced that the Sacramento International Airport will be awarded over $16 million in grant funding…

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Sacramento International Airport has won $16 million to help refurbish its east taxiway, Sacramento Rep. Doris Matsui said Thursday. The money, from the Federal Aviation Administration, boosts the airport’s plans for a $35 million airport flight field upgrade, and helps…

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