MATSUI APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF PRIORITIES IN GOVERNMENT FUNDING PACKAGE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded House passage of H.R. 4502, a package of seven government funding bills. The package includes Matsui-backed projects and priorities that will benefit the Sacramento region. The funding that passed the House as part of H.R. 4502 includes appropriations for: Labor, Health and H...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON THE HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE INVEST IN AMERICA ACT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), issued the following statement on the House passage of H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act. The legislation includes funding for Sacramento’s I Street Bridge Replacement Project and Old I Street Bridge Deck Conversion Project which Congresswoman Matsui fought hard to include. The INVEST in America Act makes transformational investments...

MATSUI, BIPARTISAN, BICAMERAL GROUP OF LAWMAKERS PITCH BILL TO SAVE MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAMS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) and Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the Minor League Baseball Relief Act, legislation to provide emergency assistance to Minor League Baseball (MiLB) clubs who have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic forc...

Matsui, Lofgren, Merkley, Introduce Legislation to Give Individuals an Opportunity to Invest in Building America’s Clean-Energy Future

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) as well as U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) introduced H.R. 3886, the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2021, bicameral legislation to give individuals the opportunity to buy Clean Energy Victory Bonds and help build America’s clean-energy future. Modeled after the highly-successful victory bonds sold during ...

Matsui Announces Millions in Local Government Recovery Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced more than $468 million in local funding to aid local city and county governments in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the American Rescue Plan, eligible state, territorial, metropolitan city, county, and Tribal governments will be able to access funding directly from the Treasury Department in the coming days t...

Matsui Statement on President Biden's Address to Joint Session of Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement on President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress. “This evening, President Biden unveiled his vision for an America that works for all of us – where our diversity is valued, and our ingenuity is celebrated. Over his first 100 days, the P...

Matsui Meets with President Biden and Vice President Harris at White House to Address AAPI Priorities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) met with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and leaders of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) to address the priorities of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. The group also worked to find solutions for the continued uptick in anti-Asian ...

Matsui and McCaul Lead Effort to Urge Biden Administration to Strengthen Funding for U.S. Semiconductor Production

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Rep. Michael McCaul (TX-10) led a bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers in sending a letter to President Biden, urging him to make bold investments in U.S. semiconductor manufacturing. Specifically, the letter asks the Administration to secure funding authorized in the Matsui and McCaul led CHIPS for America Act that was sign...

Matsui Statement on the American Jobs Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement on President Biden’s announcement of the American Jobs Plan. “Today, President Biden unveiled a comprehensive infrastructure package that prepares us for the future by making critical investments to repair our aging roads, bridges, and schools, com...

Matsui, Sacramento County Airport System Announce More Than $13 Million in Airport Funding

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and the Sacramento County Airport System announced more than $13 million in Coronavirus relief funding to cover costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, janitorial services, debt service payments, and combating the spread of pathogens at the airport. “The Sacramento County Airport System and Sacramento International A...