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  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Trump Administration’s Move to Revisit Fuel Efficiency Standards
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Trump Administration’s Move to Revisit Fuel Efficiency Standards Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would reopen midterm review of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, which was finalized under the Obama Administration: “This first step in rolling back fuel efficiency standards is dangerous to public health. These standards are saving consumers money at the pump, whi... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui to Join Subcommittees on Digital Commerce & Consumer Protection, Environment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Innovation, Technology, Environment

    Matsui will Continue to Serve on House Energy & Commerce Health and Communications & Technology Subcommittees Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) announced her subcommittee assignments for the 115th 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 join the Subcommittee on Environment and the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce & Consumer Protection. She will c... Read more

  • Duckworth and Matsui Join Forces to Reduce Hunger and Improve Health Through Community Gardening
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08), whose family relied on food stamps in her youth, and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) are joining forces to reduce hunger and improve health around the country by promoting community gardens and the positive impacts they have on local communities. The two Congresswomen this week introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to designate a National Community Gardening Awareness Week to support the gardens nationwide. “Community gardens help ... Read more

  • Following Efforts from Klobuchar, Crapo, and Matsui, EPA Finishes Implementing Bipartisan Legislation Lawmakers Passed to Protect Consumers from Formaldehyde in Wood Products
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/9/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart (Matsui), 202-225-7163 Colin Milligan (Klobuchar), 202-228-6317 Robert Sumner (Crapo), (202) 224-6142 Following Efforts from Klobuchar, Crapo, and Matsui, EPA Finishes Implementing Bipartisan Legislation Lawmakers Passed to Protect Consumers from Formaldehyde in Wood Products In 2010, Klobuchar, Crapo, and Matsui passed a law setting tough limits for formaldehyde emissions to protect consumers from potentially hazardous levels of formaldehyde i... Read more

  • Coalition of House Democrats from Three States Issues Statement on Garamendi Drought Companion Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/17/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 Coalition of House Democrats from Three States Issues Statement on Garamendi Drought Companion Bill House Democrats from California, Oregon, and Washington issued the following joint statement in response to Rep. John Garamendi (CA-03) introducing companion legislation to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s drought bill that was heard in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, Water and Power Subcommittee today. The House members include... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Calls for Solutions at Hearing on Flint Water Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/13/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Calls for Solutions at Hearing on Flint Water Crisis Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement at a House Energy & Commerce Committee hearing on the Flint Water Crisis: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this important hearing today. First and foremost, we must do everything we can to support the women, children, and families in Flint affected by this public health crisis. “Co... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Historic Paris Climate Summit Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Clean Energy, Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, December 14, 2015 CONTACT:LAUREN DART(202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Historic Paris Climate Summit Agreement Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on the historic climate agreement reached at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21): “I commend President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and the entire Administration for their leadership in securing an ambitious climate agreeme... Read more

  • Rep. Matsui, House Democrats Slam Valadao Drought Bill Ahead of Senate Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 8, 2015 CONTACT: Julie Eddy: (202) 225-7163 Rep. Matsui, House Democrats Slam Valadao Drought Bill Ahead of Senate Hearing Northern California Representatives Doris Matsui (CA-06), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and John Garamendi (CA-03) released the following statement opposing H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015, ahead of this legislation being heard today in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Commi... Read more

  • Rep. Matsui Statement on Feinstein, Boxer Drought Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 5, 2015 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163 Rep. Matsui Statement on Feinstein, Boxer Drought Legislation Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) released the following statement on Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Barbara Boxer’s California drought legislation, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act (S. 1984): “The drought bill introduced by Senator Feinstein and Senator Boxer has many provisions that could provide real drought relief to Califor... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Accelerate Wastewater Recycling in California
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 9, 2015 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Legislation to Accelerate Wastewater Recycling in California Legislation would allow states with drought declarations to increase their wastewater recycling programs Today, Congresswoman Matsui (CA-06) introduced H.R. 2993, The Water Recycling Acceleration Act of 2015, which would greatly accelerate the authorization of wastewater recycling projects in California. Recycling would help ... Read more

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