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  • Matsui Appointed Vice Chair of Telecom and Tech Panel
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-California) today was appointed Vice Chair of the powerful U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. “I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve as Vice Chair of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “In this capacity, I plan to continue my focus promoting policies to achieve 5G and beyond and spur innovation in the U.S. economy.” Matsui has been a leader on communications... Read more

  • Matsui Appointed to Four Critical Subcommittees on Environment, Health, Telecom, and Consumer Protection
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Clean Energy, Innovation, Technology, Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), a senior Member of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee, today was appointed to four Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Health, Environment and Climate Change, Communications and Technology, and Consumer Protection and Commerce. “I am pleased to serve on these important Energy and Commerce Subcommittees,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “On these Subcommittees, I plan to continue my focus on expanding access to health care, tackling clima... Read more

  • Matsui, Guthrie Introduce H.R. 6913, the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    Matsui, Guthrie Introduce H.R. 6913, the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2018 Legislation would convene federal and industry stakeholders to develop a consensus-based definition of blockchain Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Members of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Communications and Technology and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, introduced H.R. 6913, the “Blockchain Promotion Act of 2018,” which would establish a working ... Read more

  • Matsui Applauds Passage of H.R. 6
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Technology

    Matsui Applauds Passage of H.R. 6 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui’s (D-CA) “Access to Telehealth Services for Substance Use Disorders Act,” H.R. 5603, and “Behavioral Health IT Legislation,” H.R. 3331 passed the House as part of H.R. 6 – SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation is expected to move swiftly through the Senate and to the president’s desk. “This is an important step in our work to address the opioid epidemic,” said Congresswoma... Read more

  • Matsui, Guthrie Introduce the SPECTRUM NOW Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Spectrum Caucus, today introduced the “SPECTRUM NOW Act”, which would enable government agencies to improve their spectral efficiency and effectiveness and make more spectrum available for commercial wireless use. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Ranking Member Brian Schatz (D-HI) and i... Read more

  • Matsui Introduces Two Bills that Leverage Telehealth to Increase Access to Behavioral Health Treatment
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Technology

    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) today introduced the “Improving Access to Remote Behavioral Health Treatment Act” with Congressman Gregg Harper (R-MS) and the “Access to Telehealth Services for Opioid Use Disorders Act” with Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA). Both pieces of legislation will be included in the April 25 House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee markup of legislation related to the opioid epidemic. “Leveraging telehealth is one way we can increase the reach of... Read more

  • Reps. Lofgren and Matsui Introduce Legislation to Increase Investment in Clean Energy Technologies
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs, Clean Energy, Technology, Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) and Doris Matsui (CA-06) introduced the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act to provide Americans the opportunity to invest in clean energy technologies and projects around the country. Modeled after the enormously successful victory bonds sold during World War II, Clean Energy Victory Bonds would allow Americans to participate in the clean energy economy through safe investments while also helping create jobs and spur growth in clean ... Read more

  • Matsui Spectrum and Broadband Legislation Passes with Omnibus in the House
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    Washington, D.C. – Today, several of Congresswoman Matsui’s telecom legislative priorities passed the House as part of the FY 2018 Omnibus package. “Together, this legislation will make our communities more competitive as they operate in the 21st century economy,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “By finding innovative ways to unlock more spectrum and deploy broadband, we are bolstering the infrastructure that fuels wireless networks across the country and, in doing so, expanding access to our shared ... Read more

  • Matsui Floor Statement in Support of FCC Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during consideration of H.R. 4986, RAY BAUM’s Act of 2018, which includes several pieces of legislation co-authored by Congresswoman Matsui. H.R. 4986 reauthorizes the FCC for the first time in 28 years: I am pleased that today we are reauthorizing the Federal Communications Commission, the RAY BAUM Act, which among other things ensures our local broadcasters have the resources they nee... Read more

  • Guthrie-Matsui Spectrum Legislation Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA-06), co-chairs of the Congressional Spectrum Caucus, today applauded the House passage of Ray Baum’s Act (H.R. 4986), a comprehensive telecommunications bill that includes the Spectrum Auction Deposits Act, which Guthrie and Matsui introduced last year. Spectrum – a finite resource – makes up the radio frequencies that power wireless technologies such as smartphones and Wi-Fi. The Spectrum Auction Deposits ... Read more

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