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 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 AND COLLEAGUES LEAD EFFORT TO ADVANCE PERMANENT EXPANSION OF COVERAGE FOR TELEHEALTH SERVICES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Reps. John Curtis (R-UT), Peter Welch (D-VT), and Michael Burgess (R-TX) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, encouraging the agency to consider making coverage for certain telehealth services added during the public health emergency permanent through the annual Medicare payment...

MATSUI STATEMENT ON THE HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE INVEST IN AMERICA ACT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), issued the following statement on the House passage of H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act. The legislation includes funding for Sacramento’s I Street Bridge Replacement Project and Old I Street Bridge Deck Conversion Project which Congresswoman Matsui fought hard to include. The INVEST in America Act makes transformational investments...

MATSUI, JOHNSON INTRODUCE BILL TO ELIMINATE BARRIER TO TELEMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH), both senior members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Telemental Health Care Access Act, legislation that would remove barriers to high-quality, virtual mental and behavioral health care for Medicare beneficiaries. Specifically, the bill removes the statutory requirement that M...

MATSUI, LANGEVIN, KATKO, GARBARINO INTRODUCE THE ENHANCING K-12 CYBERSECURITY ACT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), John Katko (R-NY) and Andrew Garbarino (R-NY), introduced the Enhancing K-12 Cybersecurity Act, a bill to strengthen cybersecurity at America’s K-12 schools by promoting access to information, better tracking cyberattacks nationally, and providing new cybersecurity resources. “Cyber threats have be...

Matsui, Kinzinger, Eshoo, Bucshon Urge DOT to Update Regulations on Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) sent a letter to Secretary Pete Buttigieg at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), urging him to continue to support the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs) by ensuring motor vehicle safety standards are updated to keep pace with modern tech...

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, Guthrie, Markey, Young Reintroduce the Blockchain Promotion Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Congressional High Tech Caucus and Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee, as well as Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Todd Young (R-IN), reintroduced the Blockchain Promotion Act, legislation that would establish a working group of stakehold...