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  • 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

  • Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs Schakowsky and Matsui take on Republican Efforts to Raise Costs for Seniors
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Seniors

    This week the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) independent Actuary told leaders of the Senate Finance and House Energy & Commerce Committees that Trumpcare would lead to higher Medicare Part B premiums for seniors across the country in order to provide a tax break to pharmaceutical corporations. The CMS Actuary estimated that Medicare Part B premiums would increase by $8.7 billion in total over the next ten years. Medicare Part B covers a wide array of services that Medicare benef... Read more

  • Matsui, Guthrie Introduce Bill for Newborn Hearing Screening
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Matsui, Guthrie Introduce Bill for Newborn Hearing Screening Senators Portman, Kaine Introduce Senate Companion Bill Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today introduced the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill that would reauthorize a federal program for newborn hearing tests. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced companion legislation in the Senate. The newborn hearing screening and interventio... Read more

  • Matsui Fights Republican ACA Repeal Efforts in Energy & Commerce Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Matsui Fights Republican ACA Repeal Efforts in Energy & Commerce Committee Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) is joining Democratic Members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee in strong opposition to Republican efforts to fast track their Affordable Care Act (ACA) Repeal bill through a full committee markup. “This so-called plan will do nothing but ration care and drive up costs for hard working families across the country,” said Matsui in her opening statement. Congresswoman Matsui r... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui’s Statement on President Trump’s First Address to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congresswoman Matsui’s Statement on President Trump’s First Address to Congress Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress: “Tonight’s speech was full of empty promises from the President. “President Trump made clear his intention to repeal the Affordable Care Act with no viable replacement, which would devastate the health and economic security of families across our country. A Republ... Read more

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