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  • Matsui Statement on President Trump’s FY 18 Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Healthcare, Innovation

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018: “President Trump’s proposed budget callously neglects the needs of hardworking families and America’s future. “The President’s cuts to Medicaid would ration care for people seeking mental health and substance abuse services, long term care, and preventive services that keep their families healthy. And in a cruel twist, this budget guts support for Social Security ... Read more

  • Matsui Joins E&C Democrats to Unveil Comprehensive Infrastructure Package
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Innovation

    LIFT America Act Invests in Infrastructure, Creates Jobs & Protects Public Health and the Environment Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) joined Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee to introduce a broad 21st Century infrastructure package that includes key areas within the Committee’s jurisdiction, including broadband, drinking water, healthcare, the electric grid, brownfields and renewable energy infrastructure. The Leading Infrastructure For Tomorrow’s America Act, or LIFT Ameri... Read more

  • Matsui Leads Call for Funding to Support Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Program
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs

    HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Program supports locally driven strategies to improve economic opportunity and reduce concentrated poverty Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) led 23 Members of Congress in calling on the House Appropriations Committee to provide funds to support the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods program. The program supports the transformation and rehabilitation of public housing and supports communities working to revitalize low-income neighbo... Read more

  • Matsui Introduces Bill to Provide Training for Jobs of Tomorrow
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Innovation, Technology, Education

    Legislation Would Create “Innovation Corps” to Incentivize Recent Graduates to Help Train Workers Displaced by Automation Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) introduced the Innovation Corps Act of 2017 that would provide grants for job retraining programs to assist workers displaced by automation. The bill would create a service program modeled after existing national service institutions, incentivizing recent college graduates to volunteer with job retraining programs by having a portion o... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Trump's 2018 Proposed Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs

    Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Trump's 2018 Proposed Budget Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to President Trump's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018: “This proposal reflects the President’s misguided values. Making massive cuts on the backs of hardworking families will only damage our country’s economic competitiveness. As Congress deliberates on this proposal from the President, I urge my colleagues to join me in fighting for a b... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Golden 1 Center Ribbon Cutting
    Posted in Press Releases on September 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on the Golden 1 Center ribbon cutting: “This is a pivotal moment for Sacramento and our downtown. Today’s ribbon cutting is the culmination of many years of hard work and perseverance, and builds on exciting growth happening in our region. Both inside the new Golden 1 Center and beyond the arena’s walls, we are realizing a sustainable, modern vision for our city.” ### Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Announces FAA Grant Funding to Improve Sacramento International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on September 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Transportation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/1/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Announces FAA Grant Funding to Improve Sacramento International Airport Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced that the Sacramento International Airport will be awarded over $16 million in grant funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The grant funding will be used toward a $35 million project that the Sacramento County Department of Airports (SCDOA) is undertaking to rehabilitate t... Read more

  • Legislation Authored by Rep. Matsui Included in House Democrats' Make It In America Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6/30/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 Legislation Authored by Rep. Matsui Included in House Democrats’ Make It In America Plan Matsui Bills that Incentivize Wireless and Clean Technology Development Part of House Democratic Whip Hoyer’s Plan to Promote American Innovation Today,House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced that three pieces of legislation authored by Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) will be included in House Democrats’ Make It In America Plan... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Announces Over $4 Million in AmeriCorps Funding for Sacramento
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Education

    Congresswoman Matsui Announces Over $4 Million in AmeriCorps Funding for Sacramento Congresswoman Matsui today announced thatSacramento has received more than $4.2 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agencyresponsible for volunteering and service programs. “These grants have the possibility to change people’s lives,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “From preventing child abuse to providing nutrition education to students, this fund... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Court Decision to Uphold Open Internet Order
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Technology

    Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Court Decision to Uphold Open Internet Order Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on a decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order: “Every American deserves access to opportunity online,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “I am a long supporter of net neutrality and rules to prevent Internet fast and slow lanes from widening the digital divide... Read more

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