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  • Matsui Statement on Senate Vote on Motion to Proceed to Consider Trumpcare
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans moved to proceed to debate on Trumpcare: “Senate Republicans’ vote this afternoon to blindly advance their repeal of the Affordable Care Act is a reckless political stunt. Every single version of Trumpcare that we’ve seen will result in millions of Americans losing access to care. This is about peoples’ lives. I urge my Republican colleagues to put politics aside and do what’s right for American fam... Read more

  • Reps. Matsui and Jenkins Introduce Behavioral Health IT Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Technology

    This week, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced bipartisan legislation to encourage the adoption of electronic health record (EHR) technology by behavioral health providers. The Meaningful Use Program has been successful in increasing adoption of EHR systems by eligible providers. However, behavioral health providers were left out of the program, and many do not have the resources to implement full EHR systems. H.R. 3331 would create a demonstration... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Latest Senate Trumpcare Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans released another version of their harmful Trumpcare bill: “This latest bill does nothing to change the basic principles of Trumpcare – higher costs for less care. “It is shameful that Senate Republicans are continuing their assault on Medicaid. Seniors needing long term care, people with disabilities, pregnant women, and children will suffer from cuts under this bill. “To make matters worse, the lat... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on House Passage of FDA User Fee Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the House passage of H.R. 2430, the FDA user fee reauthorization bill: “Patients and families across the country battling diseases like Alzheimer’s, cancer, MS, and diabetes rely on innovation to provide new life-saving and life-enhancing treatments, and hopefully one day, cures. Without the FDA, we would not be able to ensure that those treatments and cures work and that they’re safe. “Swift Congressional action to reau... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Applauds $300,000 in Federal Funding Awarded to the City of Sacramento
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Environment

    Grant will promote economic development in the City of Sacramento by supporting brownfield site revitalization efforts Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will award the City of Sacramento $300,000 in federal grant funds for brownfield site revitalization efforts in North Sacramento’s federally designated Promise Zone. “The Brownfields program takes contaminated local properties and makes them healthy and usable ... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Updated Trumpcare CBO Score
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued an updated score on the impacts of the amended Trumpcare bill that was passed in the House of Representatives earlier this month: “The Congressional Budget Office confirmed today that millions of families would lose health coverage under Trumpcare. House Republicans passed their reckless bill without listening to their constituents about how harmful it would be, and without... Read more

  • Matsui Joins House Democrats in Letter to President Trump Urging Him to Continue Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) joined 195 House Democrats in a letter to President Trump reminding him that millions of working families around the nation are relying on him to continue paying the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments. Since taking office, President Trump has raised doubts about the future of these payments, which help seven million hardworking Americans and their families afford their out-of-pocket health care costs, such as deductibles a... Read more

  • 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 Denounces House Republican Passage of TrumpCare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Matsui Denounces House Republican Passage of TrumpCare Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on House Republican passage of TrumpCare: “The American people watched as House Republicans and President Trump turned their backs on them today. “This ACA repeal bill will be devastating for nearly every American family. Parents will have less access to things like pediatric and emergency care. School districts will be forced to ration services for children with disabil... Read more

  • Matsui Statement on Republicans Pulling Vote for TrumpCare
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on Republicans pulling the vote for TrumpCare legislation: “This is a victory for American families, whose healthcare was on the line if this TrumpCare bill had passed. In Sacramento and across the country people raised their voices against this harmful legislation. I will keep fighting for them in Congress as we work to protect access to high quality healthcare in this country.” ### Read more

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