Matsui Statement on Health Provisions Included in House Omnibus Bill

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement on several health care provisions in the omnibus for fiscal year 2018: “I’m pleased that the fiscal year 2018 omnibus includes needed resources for many of my public health priorities including additional funding to combat the opioid epidemic and increased funding for Community Health Centers and medical research ...

House Democrats Celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

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Today, House Democrats, led by the Seniors Task Force, the Democratic Women’s Working Group, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi marked the 52nd anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid with an anniversary party in the U.S. Capitol. The Medicare and Medicaid programs were created on July 30th, 1965 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the S...

Rep. Matsui Marks Equal Pay Day, Cosponsors Paycheck Fairness Act

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Today Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) marked Equal Pay Day and cosponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable. Matsui joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) in cosponsoring the legislation in the House of Representatives. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) int...

Rep. Matsui Statement on California's New Equal Pay Law

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 6, 2015 CONTACT: Julie Eddy: (202) 225-7163 Rep. Matsui Statement on California’s New Equal Pay Law Congresswoman Doris Matsui released the following statement in response to California Governor Jerry Brown signing the Fair Pay Act into law today. “The Equal Pay Act is a huge step toward true equality in California, and I am thrilled to see our state lead the...

Congresswoman Matsui Highlights Equal Pay Day by Calling for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 14, 2015 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Highlights Equal Pay Day by Calling for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act Women in California Still Earn Only 83 Cents for Every Dollar Earned by Men Today, as the nation recognizes Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) called for more to be done to close the wage gap that still ex...

Congresswomen Matsui & Noem's Human Trafficking Provision Passes U.S. House

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 27, 2015 CONTACT: Jonelle Trimmer (Rep. Matsui) 202.225.7163 Brittany Comins (Rep. Noem) 202.225.2801 Congresswomen Matsui & Noem’s Human Trafficking Provision Passes U.S. House Bipartisan legislation introduced by Congresswomen Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Kristi Noem (R-SD), the Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Act, was passed today by th...

Congresswomen Matsui & Noem Introduce Bipartisan Human Trafficking Legislation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 14, 2015 CONTACT: Jonelle Trimmer (Rep. Matsui) 202.225.7163 Brittany Comins (Rep. Noem) 202.225.2801 Congresswomen Matsui & Noem Introduce Bipartisan Human Trafficking Legislation Congresswomen Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Kristi Noem (R-SD) today led more than 50 Members of Congress in introducing the bipartisan Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and ...

Let's Commit to Ending Domestic Violence

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Published on The Huffington Post on October 28, 2014 Let's Commit to Ending Domestic Violence By Doris Matsui, U.S. House of Representatives California's 6th Congressional District Throughout the month of October, advocates, survivors, and elected officials across the country have been recognizing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Through rallies and walks, Facebook and Twitter town hall...