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  • Matsui Delivers Floor Speech in Support of Students Raising Their Voices on Gun Violence Prevention Reform
    Posted in Floor Statements on March 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of students raising their voices on the need for reforms to prevent gun violence. Following her remarks, the Congresswoman joined a student rally at the U.S. Capitol. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the courageous students in Sacramento, California and across America who are saying enough with this country’s epidemic of gun violence. Last week, I held a gun violence preven... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Las Vegas Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas: “Our entire nation grieves with the people of Las Vegas. My heart goes out to the victims, their families, and all of those experiencing unimaginable pain and loss in the wake of this horrific act of violence. We pray for the recovery of those who were injured and send them our strength. “We must come together and take action to put an end to these senseless acts of gun violence in our co... Read more

  • Gun Violence Research Center Coming To UC Davis' Sacramento Campus
    Posted in In The News on August 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Monday her intent to establish the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis’ Sacramento campus under the direction of Garen Wintemute, an emergency department physician and recognized authority on the epidemiology of firearm violence who has conducted leading-edge research for more than 30 years. The new center, funded with an appropriation of $5 million over the next five years from the state of Californi... Read more

  • With Historic Sit-In on House Floor, Congresswoman Matsui Calls for Action on Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6/23/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 With Historic Sit-In on House Floor, Congresswoman Matsui Calls for Action on Gun Violence Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) joined Democrats’ historic sit-in on the House Floor to protest House Republicans’ refusal to allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence. Following the sit-in, Congresswoman Matsui released the following statement: “In the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in the history of our n... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Mental Health Provisions in President Obama's Gun Violence Executive Action
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Gun Violence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 5, 2016 CONTACT: LAUREN DART (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on Mental Health Provisions in President Obama’s Gun Violence Executive Action Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive actions designed to reduce gun violence: “As a nation, we mourn together in the wake of senseless acts of gun violence. It is past time that, as a nation, we take action together to prevent gu... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama's Address to the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, December 7, 2015 CONTACT: LAUREN DART (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama’s Address to the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address to the nation from the Oval Office on keeping the American people safe: “As we all face emotions of fear and anger in the wake of the deadly massacre of U.S. citizens in San Bernardino, California, t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on San Bernardino, California Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, December 2, 2015 CONTACT: LAUREN DART (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on San Bernardino, California Shooting Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) today released the following statement on the shooting in San Bernardino, California: “My thoughts and deepest sympathy are with the victims, their families, and the community of San Bernardino, California, who are reeling from the horrific mass shooting today,” said Congresswoman Matsui. “In the face of yet ... Read more

  • Representative Matsui Calls for Action After Oregon Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 2, 2015 CONTACT: JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163 Representative Matsui Calls for Action After Oregon Gun Violence In response to yesterday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College, Congresswoman Doris Matsui made the following statement: “I am deeply saddened by the news of yesterday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. “It troubles me that the tragic news of yesterday’s shooting no longe... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama's Gun Violence Prevention Proposals
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 16, 2013 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on President Obama’s Gun Violence Prevention Proposals Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) released the following statement on the gun violence prevention proposals announced by President Obama: “I am pleased that President Obama proposed a comprehensive approach to reducing gun violence in our country. While I respect a citizen’s right to bear arms, I feel strongly tha... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Leads Letter Urging Inclusion of Excellence in Mental Health Act by Vice President Biden's Gun Violence Task Force
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Gun Violence

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 10, 2013 CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER (202) 225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Leads Letter Urging Inclusion of Excellence in Mental Health Act by Vice President Biden’s Gun Violence Task Force Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) led a letter to Vice President Joe Biden urging the multi-agency gun violence task force to include in its recommendations to Congress the Excellence in Mental Health Act. This legislation, which the Congresswoman will be reintroducing thi... Read more

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