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  • Matsui Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address tonight: “Claims about growth and prosperity for the middle class don’t stack up when this President has spent the last year trying to rip health care away from families and double down on the trickle-down economics that have failed the American people time and time again. “Empty promises about fighting the opioid epidemic fall short when this President has spent his t... Read more

  • Matsui Convenes Net Neutrality Roundtable with Local Businesses and Innovators
    Posted in Press Releases on January 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) convened a roundtable of local businesses and innovators at The Urban Hive to discuss the importance of net neutrality and preserving a free and open internet for entrepreneurs and innovators to compete in Sacramento. “The businesses we gathered today are driving the innovation economy in Sacramento, and they rely on fast and fair access to the Internet to compete,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “It’s extremely important that we establish ... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Short-Term Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui issued the following statement on the latest Continuing Resolution to fund the government until February 8: “This is a Republican failure of leadership. With control of the House, the Senate and the White House, there is no excuse for the GOP to continue to kick the can down the road like this. We should be able to fund the government in a comprehensive manner and address urgent matters like disaster relief, the opioid crisis, Community Healt... Read more

  • Brooks, Matsui Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Streamline Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Doris Matsui (D-CA06), both members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, introduced H.R. 4847, the Broadband Deployment Streamlining Act, which aims to speed up the deployment of broadband infrastructure by reforming and improving the application process required to construct broadband infrastructure on federal lands and property. It makes reforms focused on expediting the process by... Read more

  • Service Caucus Co-Chairs Matsui and Price Issue Call to Action Ahead of Martin Luther King National Day of Service
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congressman David Price (D-NC), Co-Chairs of the National Service Caucus, made an appeal to Americans in communities across the United States to join them in participating in the Martin Luther King National Day of Service on Monday, January 15. “As Dr. King said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” As we honor Dr. King’s legacy this weekend, I urge every American to recommit to his call... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Samsung and Verizon Partnership to Bring 5G to Sacramento
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the announcement that Verizon will be partnering with Samsung to deliver 5G to Sacramento: “This announcement marks continued progress in our work to bring 5G broadband access to Sacramento. The digital economy requires that all consumers have access to next generation technology, which is why the integration of 5G commercial services at the local level is so important. Facilitating the deployment of br... Read more

  • Matsui Denounces House Republican Passage of GOP Tax Scam
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the House passage of the H.R. 1 conference report, the Republican tax bill: “Republicans have proven with today’s vote that they are more concerned with special interests than middle class families, more interested in helping corporations than American workers, more attentive to their political interests than the future of our country. “In fact, in this bill, 83% of the tax benefits go to the top 1%. At... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on FCC’s Vote to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality vote: “This vote rolls back the net neutrality protections that have driven innovation in our digital economy and undermines the ability of Americans to access the online content they choose. Consumers, small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs rely on a free and open internet to compete. “After today’s vote, I will continue to fight in Congre... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on the Passing on San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee: “I’m deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Mayor Ed Lee. Throughout his life as an advocate and a leader, Mayor Lee was a steadfast defender of, and a tireless fighter for, his principles. He embodied the values that Californians hold dear. I’m sending my thoughts and prayers to his family during this difficult time.” ### Read more

  • Matsui Highlights Needed Progress for Rare Diseases at 21st Century Cures Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Today, at a House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on “Implementing the 21st Century Cures Act: An Update from FDA and NIH,” Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) called for continued progress for the treatment and cures of rare diseases. “Finding cures for rare diseases is not only important to the patients with rare diseases and their families, but to all of us,” Congresswoman Matsui said. “You never know where a cure is going to come from, and often, research and d... Read more

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