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  • 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

  • Matsui, Morelle, Hirono Introduce Legislation to Support Title IX, Gender Equity in Education
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Women's Issues

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), Congressman Joe Morelle (NY-25), and Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) reintroduced bicameral legislation to provide more resources, training, and technical assistance to address discrimination in education throughout the United States. The Patsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act (GEEA) would provide these resources through the Patsy Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, more commonly referred to as Title IX,... Read more

  • Matsui Releases Statement on Supreme Court 2020 Census Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-6) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision blocking a question from the 2020 census regarding citizenship status. “Adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census was another in a long line of attempts to intimidate immigrant families. We all deserve to be counted, and we all deserve to live free from fear. States like California embrace immigrant communities with open arms, and ensuring they, too... Read more

  • Matsui Releases Statement on Bill Wehrum's Departure from EPA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Transportation, Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-6) issued the following statement after the departure of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation – a longtime opponent of the 2012 Clean Cars Rule and the California waiver authority under the Clean Air Act. “Bill Wehrum is a symptom of a larger problem at the EPA,” said Congresswoman Matsui, a senior Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee. “He has worked tirelessly to po... Read more

  • Matsui Releases Draft of Landmark Win 5G Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    This legislation would propose a consensus, hybrid approach to reallocate mid-band spectrum for 5G View the draft bill here Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep Doris Matsui (D-CA), vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, released the “WIN 5G Act”. This draft legislation proposes a consensus-based, compromise approach to rapidly and equitably reallocating spectrum between the frequencies of 3.7 GHz-4.2 GHz, commonly referred to as the “C-band”. It... Read more

  • Matsui, Blumenthal Lead Introduction of Bicameral Legislation to Restore $2 Billion in Annual Public Health Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) announced introduction of bicameral legislation to authorize and appropriate $2 billion in Fiscal Year 2020 and each subsequent fiscal year to fully restore the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF). Established as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the PPHF supports vaccination programs, chronic disease prevention programs, and health education programs. Under the ACA, funding for the ... Read more

  • Matsui Critisizes EPA and NHTSA for Refusing to Serve in Same Panel as Leading Air Quality and Climate Change Expert
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Transportation, Environment

    View Congresswoman Matsui’s opening remarks here WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui, a senior Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, criticized Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) officials for refusing to testify on the same Energy and Commerce panel as leading air quality and climate change expert Mary Nichols. Nichols has served as Chair of the California Air Resources Board for nearly 12 years under Democrat... Read more

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