Matsui Leads Effort to Update School HVAC Systems

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MATSUI LEADS EFFORT TO UPDATE SCHOOL HVAC SYSTEMS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Inspired by California’s recently enacted AB-841 legislation, which redirects funds to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) upgrades in schools and wildfire impacted communities, and seeking to address Sacramento’s high levels of smog and air pollution, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), along with 31 colleagues, sen...

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 Issues Statement on the Passage of COVID-19 Relief Package

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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 the passage of the bipartisan emergency coronavirus relief package. “As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the nation, the American people have demanded a strong, decisive response from the federal government to ensure our economic stabilit...

Matsui, Langevin Introduce the Enhancing K-12 Cybersecurity Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), and Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced a bill to enhance cybersecurity at K-12 schools by promoting access to information, better tracking cyberattacks nationally, and increasing the amount of cybersecurity experts in schools. “The pandemic continues to necessitate virtual platforms for learning, and we must do everything in our ...

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 Issues Statement on the Passage of the Updated Heroes Act

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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 the passage of the updated $2.2 trillion Heroes Act. “In the four months since House Democrats passed the original Heroes Act, the need for a strong, decisive response from the federal government has only grown more severe” said Congresswoman Ma...

Matsui Issues Statement on Trump Administration's Changes to DACA Program

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-6) issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s memorandum limiting the scope of DACA, following a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding the DACA program. The memo will end the approval of initial DACA applications, end advance parole for recipients, and shorten the deferred action and work authorization to one year...

Matsui Applauds Passage of the Moving Forward Act

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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 the passage of the Moving Forward Act. “As we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences, we need to help get Americans back to work and act decisively to move our economy forward. An investment in our infrastructure is a clea...

Matsui, Eshoo, Butterfield, and Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Support Broadband Connectivity for College Students in Need

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Doris Matsui (CA-6), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), and colleagues today introduced legislation to establish a new program to support college students who are unable to participate in distance learning. The Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act provides $1 billion to colleges and universities to pay for at-home intern...

Matsui, Price, Houlahan, Bera, and Schrier Lead Effort to Bolster Public Health with National Service

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA) and David Price (D-NC), Co-Chairs of the National Service Caucus, along with Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), and Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA) introduced The Pandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act. Supported by over one hundred national service organizations, the legislation would provi...