Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • Matsui Statement on President Trump's Decision to Decertify Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran Deal: “This reckless decision is not in the best interest of our country or our global security. Countless experts and analysts have pointed to the extensive damage that will be caused if the United States abandons the JCPOA. While I continue to support ongoing efforts to ensure Iran’s adherence to the agreement, I believe President Trump’s decision to decertify compliance ... Read more

  • Matsui Denounces President Trump's Executive Order Sabotaging the Affordable Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on President Trump’s signing of an executive order designed to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA): “Today, President Trump signed an executive order that means families will be one illness or injury away from financial ruin. Association Health Plans sold across state lines won’t be subject to essential health benefits requirements, which means people will be left with bare-bones plans that don’t provide coverage for bas... Read more

  • Matsui Statement at Markup of FCC Reauthorization Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) delivered the following statement at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee markup of FCC reauthorization legislation: I am pleased we are coming together today in a bipartisan manner to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission. The issues facing the Commission are critical to the advancement of our digital economy and to our country’s prosperity. I hope to continue to work with the Committee on other important priorities as well. As Rankin... Read more

  • SEEC Co-Chairs Condemn Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    Today SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Gerry Connolly, and Paul Tonko released the following statement in response to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement that the Trump Administration intends to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP). “While increasingly violent storms hammer communities in the South and wildfires force evacuations in the West, the Trump Administration continues to unwind federal action on climate change—putting the costs of inaction on homeowners, businesses and taxpayer... Read more

  • Stabenow, Blunt, Lance, Matsui Announce Bill to Expand Funding for Community-Based Mental Health and Addiction Services
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    New Legislation is Next Step to Funding Quality Mental Health Care Nationwide U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Doris Matsui (CA-06) today announced a bill to significantly expand the program they championed to improve community mental health and addiction services across the country. The bill will ensure that all eight states awarded funding through an initiative based on their Excellence in Mental Health Act can be funded f... Read more

  • Guthrie, Matsui Applaud House Passage of Early Hearing Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health, and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) today applauded House passage of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017 (S. 652). Guthrie and Matsui, along with Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), introduced the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act earlier this year to reauthorize a program for early detection, diagnosis, and intervention in cas... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Las Vegas Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas: “Our entire nation grieves with the people of Las Vegas. My heart goes out to the victims, their families, and all of those experiencing unimaginable pain and loss in the wake of this horrific act of violence. We pray for the recovery of those who were injured and send them our strength. “We must come together and take action to put an end to these senseless acts of gun violence in our co... Read more

  • Duckworth and Matsui Join Forces to Reduce Hunger and Improve Health Through Community Gardening
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), whose family relied on food stamps in her youth, introduced a resolution today during Hunger Action Month to reduce hunger and improve health around the country by promoting community gardens and the positive impacts they have on local communities. The resolution, if passed, would designate a National Community Gardening Awareness Week during the last week of September to support the gardens nationwide. Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) introduced a companio... Read more

  • Grant Awarded to the Crocker Art Museum to Launch “Block by Block 2.0” Project
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced that the Crocker Art Museum has been awarded a $227,909 Museums for America matching grant in support of its “Block by Block 2.0” project. Collaborating with local partners, the project will bring the Art Ark mobile museum, as well as pop-up art educational experiences and internships, to Promise Zone neighborhoods in Sacramento. “Everyone deserves access to the creative power of art,” said Congresswoman Doris Matsui. “This grant will serve an i... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Graham-Cassidy TrumpCare Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the latest proposal by Senators Graham and Cassidy to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA): “Even after people across the country repeatedly rejected TrumpCare, Republicans are intent on pushing through its most devastating provisions. This latest version would gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions, implement an age tax on older Americans, and make the deepest cuts to Medicaid yet. These cuts will rip co... Read more

Stay Connected

Use the form below to sign up for Congresswoman Matsui's newsletter and get the latest news and updates directly to your inbox.