MATSUI APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF PRIORITIES IN GOVERNMENT FUNDING PACKAGE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded House passage of H.R. 4502, a package of seven government funding bills. The package includes Matsui-backed projects and priorities that will benefit the Sacramento region. The funding that passed the House as part of H.R. 4502 includes appropriations for: Labor, Health and H...

Matsui Secures Critical West Sacramento Flood Control Construction Designation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) lauded the announcement of the ‘New Start’ Construction designation for the West Sacramento Project – an essential undertaking that builds a new levee system surrounding the City of West Sacramento. Congresswoman Matsui played a pivotal role in securing the critically important flood infrastructure designation and additional funding for ...

Matsui, Nadler, and Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Include Flood Protection Funding in Infrastructure Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), and Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY-10), along with 20 colleagues, sent a letter to President Joe Biden to address the urgency of climate resiliency and enhancing flood protection measures in the upcoming infrastructure plan. Through climate change, our nation’s weather patterns are shifting, leading to shorter, more intense water runoff that str...

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 Introduces Bill To Strengthen Flood Protection In Yolo Bypass

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Yolo Bypass System Improvement Act of 2020, legislation to establish a comprehensive approach for flood protection infrastructure in the Yolo Bypass, as well as a framework for nationwide Army Corps civil works programs. “Our region continues to face some of the ...

Matsui Applauds Passage of Priorities in FY2020 Funding Deal

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-6) applauded the passage of H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1865, which provide funding for the 2020 fiscal year. The funding package includes Matsui-backed legislation and significant Democratic priorities. “When the American people installed a Democratic House Majority, they endorsed our vision for the future: more affordable health care, rebuilding ou...

Matsui Lauds Sacramento Region Wins in Passage of House Spending Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-6) lauded the passage of H.R. 2740, the first of two spending measures – securing significant wins for the Sacramento region. Congresswoman Matsui played a pivotal role in securing critically important flood infrastructure and interim nuclear storage funds. The overall spending measure included funding for the Departments of Defense, State, ...

Matsui Fighting to Keep Flood Protection Funding Safe from President Trump’s Power Grab

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Washington – President Trump has officially issued a national emergency declaration to build the border wall and has identified other forms of funding that doesn’t include the $1.8 billion designated to strengthen Sacramento’s levees and raise Folsom Dam. “I fought hard to ensure the safety of the Sacramento region by working to make sure that $1.8 billion in flood protection funding is not part o...

Matsui Introduces Bill to Protect Sacramento Region’s Flood Protection Funding

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Washington – President Trump has threatened to divert federal funds from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, which could include $1.8 billion that the Sacramento region received as part of the long-term disaster recovery bill to strengthen Sacramento’s levees and raise the Folsom Dam. Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) joined several of her California Delegation colleagues to introdu...

Matsui Announces Major Funding Milestone for Sacramento's Flood Protection

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) announced that the Sacramento region would be receiving $1.8 billion in federal funding as part of long-term disaster recovery project funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. "It's extremely significant that the Sacramento region has received such a substantial portion of this overall funding," said Congresswoman Matsui. "This nea...