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  • Matsui Statement on Trump Budget and Infrastructure Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Healthcare, Flood Protection, Clean Energy, Seniors, Transportation, Education, Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget blueprint: “After driving up the deficit with a tax plan that puts billionaires first, it is no surprise that President Trump’s budget prioritizes cuts that will hurt hardworking Americans. “The President has laid out his intentions to repeal the Affordable Care Act, jeopardize Medicare, and slash Medicaid, all of which will harm people’s ability to access essential health car... 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 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

  • Op-Ed: An overlooked solution to the opioid epidemic
    Posted in Op-Eds on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    An overlooked solution to the opioid epidemic BY CHUCK INGOGLIA, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 11/30/17 11:45 AM EST President Trump’s declaration of a public health emergency in the face of the opioid epidemic gripping the nation was a call to arms, but without the arms. Similar sentiments followed the release of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis final report. The U.S. suffers the equivalent of a plane crash of overdose fatalities every day. In 2016 alone, a s... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on House Republicans' Tax Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Healthcare, Seniors

    Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the House Republican tax proposal released today: “Families in Sacramento can’t afford this plan. It gives tax cuts to billionaires and corporations at the expense of the middle class. It drains our budget, just so Republicans can turn around and rip away benefits from middle class families, seniors, people with disabilities, and children who rely on Medicare and Medicaid for their health and economic security.... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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