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  • Matsui, Lowenthal, Long, Wittman Applaud House Passage of Diesel Emissions Reduction Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Innovation, Transportation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Billy Long (R-MO), Rob Wittman (R-VA) applauded House passage of H.R. 1768, the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA). This legislation reauthorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) DERA program, which provides grants to help communities reduce harmful diesel emissions and improve air quality and public health for Americans across the country. “Clean air and a clean environment are fundamental rights for... Read more

  • Matsui Calls Out Trump Administration for Weaponizing DOJ in Pursuit of Lower Air Quality and Fuel Economy Standards
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Innovation, Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), author of the Clean and Efficient Cars Act and senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, calls out the Trump Administration and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for their decision to open a questionable probe in Ford, Honda, BMW, and Volkswagen. These latest actions come on the heels of California working with automakers on an agreement to limit air pollution and improve public health. "The Trump Administration is yet ag... Read more

  • Matsui Condemns Trump Administration's Indefinite Family Incarceration Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s move to indefinitely incarcerate migrant families. "By seeking to deny migrant families basic human rights, the Trump Administration is again betraying the values of our country. We cannot repeat the mistakes of our past, and we cannot allow the White House to end decades-old legal protections and indefinitely detain vulnerable migrant children and families. We need action, and... Read more

  • Matsui Issues Statement on Agreement Between CARB and Leading Automakers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Clean Energy, Innovation, Transportation

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement commending the deal the State of California struck with leading automakers, including Ford, Honda, Volkswagen, and BMW, to promote clean air, invest in U.S. auto industry jobs, and save consumers money at the gas pump. The agreement outlines that automakers will produce vehicles that could average 50 miles per gallon (mpg) by the year 2026, which is a strong rebuke of the Trump Environmental Protection Agency’s (... Read more

  • Matsui, DeLauro Give Pay Discrimination a Red Card in Fight for Fair & Equitable Wages for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Issues

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) introduced the Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act to ensure the World Cup-winning U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) are paid fair and equitable wages compared to the U.S. Men’s team. Even at the pinnacle of the sporting world, recent reports show the USWNT earn as little as 38 cents on the dollar compared to the USMNT, despite winning back-to-back World Cup titles – unlike their male counterparts. The GOALS A... Read more

  • Matsui, McCaul Introduce Internet of Things Standards Leadership Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Michael McCaul (TX-10), co-chairs of the High-Tech Caucus, introduced the IoT Standards Leadership Act of 2019. This legislation strengthens national economic and security interests by promoting robust United States participation in the international standards setting processes for internet-connected devices. “The U.S. must be a global leader in the IoT (Internet of Things) economy. The next generation of communications networks and I... Read more

  • Matsui Announces Trip to U.S.-Mexico Border
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) announced that she and 19 Democratic colleagues will be traveling this weekend to the U.S.-Mexico border to provide critically needed Congressional oversight of human rights concerns. During this trip, Matsui will visit border patrol and central processing centers in McAllen and Brownsville, Texas, meet with humanitarian charities and organizations, and cross the Gateway International Bridge to meet with asylum seekers and migrants. “E... Read more

  • Matsui Launches Website Calling for Sacramentans to Share Health Care Stories
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Technology

    View website here Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) launched a website calling for Sacramentans to share how Republican efforts to undermine our health care system have affected them. For millions of Californians, drug prices, premiums, and out-of-pocket costs are continuing to soar, while the threat of an Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal looms large. Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the Texas v. United States case, which could potentially o... Read more

  • Matsui, CHHS, and Sacramento Native American Health Center Accounce HHS Grants to Fund Critical Public Health Initiatives
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Sacramento, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) and the Sacramento Native American Health Center announced three U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants to fund suicide prevention, hospital preparedness, and childhood immunization and vaccination programs. “In the face of today’s public health challenges, partnership between federal, state, and local entities is critical to improving health outcomes,” said Congr... Read more

  • Matsui Condemns Trump Administration for Family Separation, Living Conditions at the Border
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) issued the following statement condemning President Trump’s family separation policy and the living conditions for innocent children at the border. “The Trump Administration is jeopardizing the lives of innocent children in the name of scoring political points and fulfilling bigoted campaign promises. This must end. Every child is sacred and the horrific trauma the federal government is subjecting them to goes against all of our values... Read more

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