MATSUI, SACRAMENTO COUNTY AIRPORT SYSTEM ANNOUNCE OVER $4.5 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and the Sacramento County Airport System announced over $4.5 million in funding to purchase five zero-emissions passenger shuttle buses. The federal grant funding is provided by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. By reducing the use of conventional fossil fuels, this project will improve local air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emiss...

MATSUI, CONNOLLY, BARRAGÁN, CLARKE LEAD EFFORT TO SECURE ROBUST FUNDING FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), as well as Reps. Gerald Connolly (VA-11), Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), Yvette Clarke (NY-9) and 25 House colleagues, wrote to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging them to include robust funding for electric vehicles (EVs) in any forthcoming infrastructure or investment package. “Robust funding for transportat...

MATSUI INTRODUCES BILL TO UPDATE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN OUR NATION’S SCHOOLS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) introduced the Healthier and Greener Schools Act of 2021, legislation to support America’s schools in making critical infrastructure upgrades that boost energy efficiency, reduce costs, provide charging stations for zero-emission cars and school buses, and update ventilation systems to improve indoor air quality. The legislation prioriti...

Matsui, Lofgren, Merkley, Introduce Legislation to Give Individuals an Opportunity to Invest in Building America’s Clean-Energy Future

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) as well as U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) introduced H.R. 3886, the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2021, bicameral legislation to give individuals the opportunity to buy Clean Energy Victory Bonds and help build America’s clean-energy future. Modeled after the highly-successful victory bonds sold during ...

Matsui Statement on President Biden's Address to Joint Session of Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement on President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress. “This evening, President Biden unveiled his vision for an America that works for all of us – where our diversity is valued, and our ingenuity is celebrated. Over his first 100 days, the P...

Matsui Statement on the American Jobs Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement on President Biden’s announcement of the American Jobs Plan. “Today, President Biden unveiled a comprehensive infrastructure package that prepares us for the future by making critical investments to repair our aging roads, bridges, and schools, com...

Matsui, SEEC Leadership Issue Statement on American Jobs Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Co-Chair Congresswoman Doris Matsui and her fellow leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Gerry Connolly and Paul Tonko, and SEEC Vice-Chairs Reps. Chellie Pingree, Alan Lowenthal, Mike Quigley, A. Donald McEachin and Matt Cartwright, made the following statement on the Biden administration’s newly announced Ame...

Matsui, Markey and Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Think Big on Fuel Economy and Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) sent letters, along with 79 members of Congress, to President Joseph Biden to address the importance of setting ambitious and achievable targets for the efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions reductions of passenger vehicles through 2025. Specifically, the letters urge the Biden Administration to reinstate th...

Matsui Announces Committee Assignments for the 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced her Subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress. The Congresswoman continues to represent Sacramento on the influential House Committee on Energy & Commerce, which she was first appointed to in 2008. The Congresswoman will continue her work on the Subcommittees on Health and Communications & Technology and will join the Subc...

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...