Matsui Statement on the Passage of the American Rescue Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after passage of the American Rescue Plan. This legislation will now go to President Biden’s desk for his signature. “Today, we are sending a clear message to the American people that help is on the way. The American Rescue Plan is a long-awaited lifeline – delivering on Democrats’ promise to take bold actio...

Congress Passes American Rescue Plan, $1B to Strengthen and Expand National Service

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House passed the final version of the American Rescue Plan, a robust COVID-19 relief funding package that aims to end the dual public health and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation will be sent to President Biden to be signed into law. Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), Congressman David Price (NC-04) and Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), all...

Matsui Named Vice Chair of House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications & Technology

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) was once again named Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology for the 117th Congress. “In our work to secure our economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, we must make investments in our American innovators and secure our leadership in essential technology,” said Congresswom...

Matsui & DeLauro Introduce GOALS Act to Level the Playing Field for U.S. Women's National Soccer Team

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on International Women’ Day and on the two-year anniversary of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s (USNWT) lawsuit for equal pay, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) introduced the Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act to ensure the World Cup-winning USWNT are paid fair and equitable wages compared to the U.S. Men’s team. E...

Matsui Statement on the House Passage of the American Rescue Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the House passage of the American Rescue Plan. “Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has demanded that Americans make difficult decisions to ensure the health and safety of their loved ones,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “Right now, we stand at a crossroads. With the vaccine providing us with light ...

Matsui Meets with President Biden and Vice President Harris at White House on Economic and Security Issues

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) met with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers to address shortages in the global supply chain for critical goods including semiconductors and medical supplies. “As the global economy becomes more interconnected, it is essential that the U.S. maintains the ability to produce the hardware t...

Matsui Announces Committee Assignments for the 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced her Subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress. The Congresswoman continues to represent Sacramento on the influential House Committee on Energy & Commerce, which she was first appointed to in 2008. The Congresswoman will continue her work on the Subcommittees on Health and Communications & Technology and will join the Subc...

Matsui Issues Statement on the Passage of COVID-19 Relief Package

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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 the passage of the bipartisan emergency coronavirus relief package. “As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the nation, the American people have demanded a strong, decisive response from the federal government to ensure our economic stabilit...

Matsui Applauds Passage of Priorities in Government Funding Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded the passage of the bipartisan H.R. 133, which provides funding for fiscal year 2021. The funding package includes Matsui-backed legislation and significant Democratic priorities. “Today, we passed a government spending bill that looks towards the future and makes criti...

Matsui Issues Statement on USWNT Settlement on Working Conditions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the U.S. women's national soccer team (USWNT) reached an agreement with the US Soccer Federation over a portion of their lawsuit regarding unequal working conditions to the men’s national team. “Today’s proposed agreement represents an important step forward for the USWNT in their fight for equality. E...