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  • Congresswoman Matsui Announces House Passage of WRRDA That Will Authorize Federal Support for Natomas Levee Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, May 20, 2014 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER(202) 225-7163Congresswoman Matsui Announces House Passage of WRRDA That Will Authorize Federal Support for Natomas Levee ImprovementsBill Includes Additional Sacramento Flood Protection Priorities; Now Advances to SenateCongresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) today announced that the House of Representatives acted in a strong bipartisan manner to pass H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). This bill includ... Read more

  • Flood Insurance Reforms to Save Sacramento Homeowners Money
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday June 29, 2012 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY/KYLE VICTOR (202) 225-7163 Flood Insurance Reforms to Save Sacramento Homeowners Money Matsui Provision included in legislation passed that will phase-in rates for Natomas residents, saves residents from dramatic increase in 2013 Today, as part of the Conference Report on H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, the House of Representatives passed a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program ... Read more

  • Matsui Announces Initial Funding Levels for Sacramento Flood Protection Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 25, 2012 CONTACT: ALANA JUTEAU (202) 225-7163 Matsui Announces Initial Funding Levels for Sacramento Flood Protection Priorities Section 104 Crediting Language Also Included in Bill Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) announced that three of Sacramento’s top flood protection priorities were funded in the House Energy and Water Fiscal Year 2013 Appropriations bill. The bill was passed by the full House Appropriations Committee today, and will n... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Announces Over $8 Million for Sacramento Flood Projects
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 8, 2012 CONTACT: ALANA JUTEAU (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Announces Over $8 Million for Sacramento Flood Projects Folsom Dam JFP Awarded Additional Funds in Competitive Process from Army Corps Reserve Fund Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) announced that the Folsom Dam Joint Federal Project (JFP) will receive $7.42 million from the Army Corps of Engineers new ‘Reserve Fund’. Additionally, the Folsom Dam Raise project will receive ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Announces Funding for Sacramento Flood Projects in Year-End • Megabus' Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 16, 2011 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 16, 2011 CONTACT: ALANA JUTEAU (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Announces Funding for Sacramento Flood Projects in Year-End ‘Megabus’ Bill Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) voted to pass the nine-bill “megabus” appropriations package for fiscal year 2012. The megabus included the Energy and Water appropriations bill which funds the Army Corps of Engineers and, in turn, Sacramento’s flood projects. The House-passed version of the bill earl... Read more

  • 13 Members of California Congressional Delegation Ask Corps of Engineers to Revise Flood Protection Policy
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2011 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 6, 2011 CONTACT: MARA LEE (202) 225-7163 13 Members of California Congressional Delegation Ask Corps of Engineers to Revise Flood Protection Policy Bipartisan Letter Urges Revisions of Crediting Guidance That Discourages Local Investment • Representatives Doris Matsui (CA-05) and Mike Thompson (CA-01), with eleven of their colleagues from across California, sent a letter Friday to the Army Corps of Engineers urging the agency to revise their proposed reg... Read more

  • Rep. Doris Matsui Sits on Flood Panel in Congress Calls for Obtainable Standards and Focus on Public
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    Today, Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-05) testified on a panel in the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management. Rep. Doris Matsui Sits on Flood Panel in Congress Calls for Obtainable Standards and Focus on Public Safety WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-05) testified on a panel in the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management. The hearing, ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Recalls Tragic Mishaps in New Orleans, Takes Action to Keep Sacramento Region S
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2007 | Preview rr
    Tags: Flood Protection

    Congresswoman Matsui Recalls Tragic Mishaps in New Orleans, Takes Action to Keep Sacramento Region Safe Tuesday, August 28, 2007 Sacramento, CA - On the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-5) recalls the tragic mistakes that led to the devastation of the Gulf Coast and highlights the needs of the Sacramento region. Matsui has taken significant steps to strengthen flood protection for the Sacramento area, including several key legislative initiatives. “Tragedi... Read more

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