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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Matsui Will Host a Congressional Spectrum Caucus Event
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Washington, DC – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), Vice Chair of the Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee and Co-Chair of the Congressional Spectrum Caucus, will speak on Tuesday at an event on 5G, Wi-Fi, and Spectrum Sharing: A Workshop on Automated Frequency Coordination. WHAT: The Congressional Spectrum Caucus is hosting an event in conjunction with the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance. It will also feature a fireside chat with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Comm... Read more

  • Rep. Matsui Statement on the Sacramento DA’s report into Shooting Death of Stephon Clark
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Sacramento, CA – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the release of the Sacramento DA’s report into the shooting death of 22-year-old Stephon Clark: “No family should have to experience the kind of tragedy that Stephon Clark’s family has been going through for almost a year now. The fact is: their grief has no end. It is my hope that Stephon’s tragic and deeply disturbing death will serve as a way to bring this community together, not break it apart.... Read more

  • Matsui, Guthrie, Young, Markey Introduce the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee, and Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY), both members of the House Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Senator Todd Young and Senator Ed Markey, members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today introduced the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2019. This legislation would establish a working group of st... Read more

  • Matsui Fighting to Keep Flood Protection Funding Safe from President Trump’s Power Grab
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    Washington – President Trump has officially issued a national emergency declaration to build the border wall and has identified other forms of funding that doesn’t include the $1.8 billion designated to strengthen Sacramento’s levees and raise Folsom Dam. “I fought hard to ensure the safety of the Sacramento region by working to make sure that $1.8 billion in flood protection funding is not part of President Trump’s unconstitutional power grab,” said Congresswoman Doris Matsui. “The President de... Read more

  • Matsui Introduces Bill to Protect Sacramento Region’s Flood Protection Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    Washington – President Trump has threatened to divert federal funds from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, which could include $1.8 billion that the Sacramento region received as part of the long-term disaster recovery bill to strengthen Sacramento’s levees and raise the Folsom Dam. Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) joined several of her California Delegation colleagues to introduce legislation to ensure that this money could not be taken away from the Sacramento region. “Presid... Read more

  • Matsui statement on the passing of Chairman John Dingell
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on the passing of Chairman John Dingell: “John Dingell was a dear friend to me and my late husband Bob. John was a leader as our distinguished Dean of the House and longstanding Chairman of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee. Throughout his tenure as the longest serving Member of Congress, John represented the people of southeastern Michigan and all Americans with character, strength, and determination. ... Read more

  • Matsui Introduces Legislation that Pushes Back on the Trump Administrations Attempts to Roll Back the Fuel Economy and Vehicle Emissions Standards
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) led 19 of her House Energy & Commerce Committee colleagues in introducing the Clean and Efficient Cars Act of 2019, which would preserve fuel economy and vehicle emissions standards that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save drivers money at the pump. The legislation would codify the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) standards that were created in 2012 for light-duty vehicle greenhouse g... Read more

  • Matsui Guest At State Of The Union Address Will Be DACA Recipient & Adj. Professor
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Sacramento, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) announced Jesus Limon Guzman will be her guest during the State of The Union address. Jesus, a DACA recipient, is an Adjunct Professor at California State University, Sacramento and a lecturer at Sacramento City College. Limon Guzman arrived in the United States when he was just 8-years-old. His mother hoped it could give her children a brighter future. As a young adult living in South Sacramento, Limon Guzman spent much of his time volu... Read more

  • Matsui, Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Teen Abuse of Over-the-Counter Cough Medicines
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Bill would prohibit the sale of cough medicines containing the ingredient dextromethorphan to minors WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH), members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the H.R. 863 DXM Abuse Prevention Act in a bipartisan effort to prevent teen abuse of over-the-counter cough medicines containing the cough suppressant dextromethorphan, commonly referred to as DXM. The bill would establish a national age-18... Read more

  • Matsui Appointed Vice Chair of Telecom and Tech Panel
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-California) today was appointed Vice Chair of the powerful U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. “I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve as Vice Chair of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “In this capacity, I plan to continue my focus promoting policies to achieve 5G and beyond and spur innovation in the U.S. economy.” Matsui has been a leader on communications... Read more

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