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...

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...

SEEC Co-Chairs Applaud Passage of Sustainable Recovery Policies as First Step

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – SEEC Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Gerry Connolly and Paul Tonko made the following statement in response to the passage of SEEC priorities in the end-of-year-funding package. “We applaud the passage of bipartisan Covid relief for Americans across the country and the inclusion of important SEEC climate and energy recovery priorities in the end-of-year funding package. “We must d...

Matsui, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, Announce Funding to Monitor Air Toxics

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) announced $435,450 in funding to monitor air toxics in the Sacramento region. “As we confront the climate crisis and battle back against fire season in Northern California, it is essential that we make bold investments in our local community,” said Congresswoman Matsui...

Matsui Applauds Passage of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation 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 Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. “Today is an important step forward to reaffirm our urgency in addressing the climate crisis and moving our economy forward into the 21st century. The science is clear. If we don’t act on...