MATSUI STATEMENT ON THE INTRODUCTION OF AMERICA COMPETES ACT OF 2022

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement on the introduction of the America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology and Economic Strength (America COMPETES) Act of 2022. "Today, the House unveiled a comprehensive package to jumpstart American manufacturing and s...

MATSUI & BLUMENTHAL URGE STRONG ACTION TO AVOID ADDITIONAL COVID-19 OUTBREAKS ON CRUISE SHIPS AS CASES SURGE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent letters to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA) urging them to take the actions necessary to protect the health and safety of cruise passengers and crew amid a growing tidal wave of COVID-19 cases on board due to the highly...

MATSUI STATEMENT MARKING ONE YEAR AFTER VIOLENT INSURRECTION AT U.S. CAPITOL

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement marking one year after the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol complex. “One year ago today, an attack on the U.S. Capitol, the Congress, and the Constitution sought to silence the voices of American voters and overthrow our democratic process with violence,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “As a member of Co...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement after testing positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19. “Today, I tested positive with a breakthrough COVID-19 case,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “Fortunately, I am fully vaccinated and received my booster shot in September. I am only experiencing mild cold-like symptoms and am thankful for the protection...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HARRY REID

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement after the passing of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. “I was deeply saddened by the loss of my esteemed colleague and dear friend Senator Harry Reid,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “Harry was a champion of the people with a heart of gold, and he shared his light with us with his unyielding commitment ...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF WAYNE THIEBAUD

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SACRAMENTO, CA. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement after the passing of Wayne Thiebaud, world-acclaimed artist and Sacramento community icon. “Art has the power to captivate, heal, and bring us together – and there is no better example than my dear friend Wayne Thiebaud in his ability to connect people through the creative process,” said Congresswoman Matsui...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF JOAN DIDION

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SACRAMENTO, CA. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement after the passing of legendary writer Joan Didion, a native of Sacramento. “Sacramento has lost one of its most beloved daughters and our country has lost one of its most iconic voices,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “Through her personal and greatly detailed writing, Joan Didion demonstrated the enduring love ...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON ANNOUNCEMENT OF BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S TAILPIPE EMISSIONS RULE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), issued the following statement following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of its finalized Clean Cars Rule updating tailpipe emissions standards. “As we work to aggressively combat the climate crisis, I have been unwavering in my calls for ambitious vehicle emission standards and bold federal policies that improv...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAT HENNING

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SACRAMENTO, CA. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement after the passing of Pat Henning, dedicated public servant and community leader across the state of California. “Our community has lost one of its most tireless champions who dedicated his career to improving the lives of millions of working people across our state,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “Few have had ...

MATSUI, SACRAMENTO COUNTY AIRPORT SYSTEM ANNOUNCE SMF TO RECEIVE NEARLY $14 MILLION IN FUNDING FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and the Sacramento County Airport System announced that Sacramento International Airport (SMF) will soon receive nearly $13.97 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under the historic and bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. “As we fight back from this pandemic and continue our economic recovery, the Sacramen...