Matsui, Sacramento County Airport System Announce More Than $13 Million in Airport Funding

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and the Sacramento County Airport System announced more than $13 million in Coronavirus relief funding to cover costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, janitorial services, debt service payments, and combating the spread of pathogens at the airport. “The Sacramento County Airport System and Sacramento International A...

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...

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...

Matsui & Blumenthal Call on CDC to Halt Cruise Ship Operations After Positive COVID-19 Cases Were Reported On Board First Ship to Set Sail in Caribbean Since March

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), calling on the agency to reinstate the no-sail order for cruise ships and reverse course on recent efforts to restart cruise line operations after multiple positive COVID-19 cases were reported aboard the first cruise shi...

Matsui Issues Statement on Trump Walking Away From COVID Relief Talks

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), issued the following statement after President Trump announced he was ending coronavirus relief talks. “At a critical moment for our democracy and the future of our economic stability, President Trump has once again proven that he is utterly ill-equipped to lead our country out of this crisis. By instructing his representatives to walk a...

Matsui Demands CDC Explain Dangerous Modification to Cruise Ship Order

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield, pressing him for additional information on the CDC’s modification to their No Sail Order on September 30, 2020. Given the alarming rate of COVID-19 spread that has been connected to cruise lines, Congresswoman Matsui is calling on the CDC to provide detai...

Matsui, Sacramento County Airport System, Announce $9.8 Million in Airport Funding

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and the Sacramento County Airport System announced $9.8 million in funding to construct an aircraft rescue and firefighting building at Sacramento International Airport. “Sacramento International Airport is a catalyst for economic growth and mobility throughout our region and beyond,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “As our nation recovers from ...

Matsui, Yolo County Transportation District, Announce $11 Million in Local Transportation Funding

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and the Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD) announced $11 million in funding to support Yolobus transit services and their network of routes throughout the region. “Local transit systems are the beating heart of our economy and it is essential that we give them the resources to continue to operate safely and efficiently through this ...

Matsui, SacRT, Announce $100 Million Grant to Fund Sacramento Public Transit

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT) announced a $100 million Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant to support their work in Sacramento during the COVID-19 pandemic. “As our economy recovers and adjusts to the challenges of this continuing pandemic, public transit is crucial to keeping us moving in the right direction,” said Congres...