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  • Matsui Statement on the House Passage of the American Rescue Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Healthcare, Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the House passage of the American Rescue Plan. “Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has demanded that Americans make difficult decisions to ensure the health and safety of their loved ones,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “Right now, we stand at a crossroads. With the vaccine providing us with light at the end of the tunnel, it is more crucial than ever that we provide American families with the su... Read more

  • Matsui, McHenry, Luria, Gonzalez Introduce Bipartisan FASTER Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), and Reps. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Elaine Luria (D-VA), and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) introduced the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research (FASTER) Act, legislation that will improve the safety of those in the food allergy community and expand the research necessary to find new treatments. The FASTER Act (H.R. 1202) would require sesame labeling on packaged foods by adding it to the list of major food allergens recognized by t... Read more

  • Matsui, Trone, Emmer, Tonko, Cardenas Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Better Coordinate Federal Response to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Crises
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As millions of American struggle with mental health and substance use disorder challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Reps. David Trone (D-MD), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Paul Tonko (D-NY), and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) announced today that they introduced the Behavioral Health Coordination and Communication Act of 2021, legislation to address the need for coordinated, evidence-based behavioral health care programs at the federal level. Over 40% of a... Read more

  • Matsui, Bilirakis, Eshoo, Thompson, Huffman, Klobuchar, Burr Introduce Bill to Improve Emergency Response Communications Networks
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology, Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Representatives Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Mike Thompson (CA-05), and Jared Huffman (CA-02), as well as Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Burr (R-NC) introduced the Emergency Reporting Act, a bill that will improve the resiliency of communications networks during emergencies. The Emergency Reporting Act was passed by the House unanimously last Congress. As extreme weather events increase in regularity and severi... Read more

  • Matsui Meets with President Biden and Vice President Harris at White House on Economic and Security Issues
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Healthcare, Innovation, Technology

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) met with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers to address shortages in the global supply chain for critical goods including semiconductors and medical supplies. “As the global economy becomes more interconnected, it is essential that the U.S. maintains the ability to produce the hardware that our economy depends on,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “President Biden and Vice President Harris u... Read more

  • Matsui, Task Force on Aging and Families Provide Guidance to President Biden on Assisting Older Americans Amid COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Seniors

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as adults 65 and older account for approximately 80% of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Co-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging & Families and her fellow task force members announced a letter sent to President Joe Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer outlining specific measures to strengthen COVID-19 assistance to seniors. This letter follows the Task Force’s request to the Biden Adminis... Read more

  • Matsui Leads Effort to Update School HVAC Systems
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Education, Environment

    MATSUI LEADS EFFORT TO UPDATE SCHOOL HVAC SYSTEMS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Inspired by California’s recently enacted AB-841 legislation, which redirects funds to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) upgrades in schools and wildfire impacted communities, and seeking to address Sacramento’s high levels of smog and air pollution, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), along with 31 colleagues, sent a letter to the Biden Administration to support the creation of a program for HVAC system maintena... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), issued the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. “Today, we turn the page to a new chapter in American history and start a national renewal of unity, truth, and compassion. With the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris, we have confirmed the will of the American people and pledged to start four years of healing and unification. Though our democracy was test... Read more

  • Matsui Announces Committee Assignments for the 117th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Healthcare, Clean Energy, Innovation, Technology, Seniors, Transportation, Education, Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced her Subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress. The Congresswoman continues to represent Sacramento on the influential House Committee on Energy & Commerce, which she was first appointed to in 2008. The Congresswoman will continue her work on the Subcommittees on Health and Communications & Technology and will join the Subcommittee on Energy. “As we begin the 117th Congress, our nation faces critical issues that will have... Read more

  • Matsui issues Statement on Vote to Impeach President Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), issued the following statement on the House vote to impeach President Donald J. Trump. “As elected officials of our great nation, we are all entrusted with power derived directly from the American people. The foundation of American life begins and ends with the rule of law, and those who take an oath to uphold the Constitution have a sacred duty to protect that very right. The facts are crystal clear. The President incited last Wednesd... Read more

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