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, 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...

Matsui, Markey Introduce Legislation to Combat Harmful Algorithms and Create New Online Transparency Regime

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) introduced the Algorithmic Justice and Online Platform Transparency Act of 2021 to prohibit harmful algorithms, increase transparency into websites’ content amplification and moderation practices, and commission a cross-government investigation into discriminatory algorithmic processes throughout the e...

Matsui and Guthrie Push for Coordination to Free Up 5G Spectrum

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-02) sent a letter to Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, Evelyn Remaley at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), urging her to increase coordination and information sharing in the run-up to the 3.45GHz auction. “As the United States continu...

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 and McCaul Lead Effort to Urge Biden Administration to Strengthen Funding for U.S. Semiconductor Production

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Rep. Michael McCaul (TX-10) led a bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers in sending a letter to President Biden, urging him to make bold investments in U.S. semiconductor manufacturing. Specifically, the letter asks the Administration to secure funding authorized in the Matsui and McCaul led CHIPS for America Act that was sign...

Matsui and Langevin Urge Biden Administration to Address Cybersecurity Threats in K-12 Schools

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Rep. Jim Langevin (RI-02) sent a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, urging him to issue guidance that will allow K-12 schools to make investments in increased cybersecurity measures. “While the shift to online interaction has helped keep students engaged, it has also highlighted a growing threat – cyber-incidents targeting school...

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 Statement on the Passage of the American Rescue Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after passage of the American Rescue Plan. This legislation will now go to President Biden’s desk for his signature. “Today, we are sending a clear message to the American people that help is on the way. The American Rescue Plan is a long-awaited lifeline – delivering on Democrats’ promise to take bold actio...