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 and Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Homeowners Plant More Trees and Reduce Energy Costs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Representatives Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), John Sarbanes (D-MD), David McKinley (R-WV) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), as well as Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced the TREES Act, a bill that will help homeowners lower energy costs, increase tree canopy in underserved communities, and help mitigate the effects o...

Matsui Issues Statement on Biden's Proposal to Reinstate CA Waiver on Tailpipe Emission Standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), issued the following statement following President Biden’s action to restore states’ authority, contained in the Clean Air Act, to set standards stronger than federal vehicle pollution standards. This announcement from the White House comes on the heels of President Biden’s unveiling of the American Jobs Plan, which will invest $620 bil...

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 Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Rescind Trump Rule Delaying Penalties for Fuel Economy Violations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and 16 colleagues, sent a letter to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Deputy Administrator Steven Cliff, urging him to rescind a Trump Administration rule delaying the effective date of inflation-adjusted penalties for violating fuel-economy standards. “In 2015, Congress required that NHTSA increase its civil penalti...

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, SEEC Leadership Issue Statement on American Jobs Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Co-Chair Congresswoman Doris Matsui and her fellow leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Gerry Connolly and Paul Tonko, and SEEC Vice-Chairs Reps. Chellie Pingree, Alan Lowenthal, Mike Quigley, A. Donald McEachin and Matt Cartwright, made the following statement on the Biden administration’s newly announced Ame...

Matsui, Markey and Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Think Big on Fuel Economy and Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) sent letters, along with 79 members of Congress, to President Joseph Biden to address the importance of setting ambitious and achievable targets for the efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions reductions of passenger vehicles through 2025. Specifically, the letters urge the Biden Administration to reinstate th...

Matsui, Bilirakis, Eshoo, Thompson, Huffman, Klobuchar, Burr Introduce Bill to Improve Emergency Response Communications Networks

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Representatives Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Mike Thompson (CA-05), and Jared Huffman (CA-02), as well as Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Burr (R-NC) introduced the Emergency Reporting Act, a bill that will improve the resiliency of communications networks during emergencies. The Emergency Reporting Act was passed...

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...