Congresswoman Matsui to Join Subcommittees on Digital Commerce & Consumer Protection, Environment

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Washington, DC, January 12, 2017 | comments
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 continue to serve on the Health and Communications & Technology Subcommittees.
“The work we do in the Energy & Commerce Committee has a real impact on people’s lives,” said Congresswoman Matsui.
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“From protecting our progress on the Affordable Care Act, to ensuring the Internet remains open and free for all, to reversing the damaging effects of our changing climate, I remain committed to shaping policy that safeguards the well-being and economic security of American families. I look forward to getting to work on the challenges that lie ahead.”
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As a member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, the Congresswoman crafts legislation to address critical issues, including access to affordable health care, clean energy, technology, consumer protections, environmental protections, and American manufacturing.
The Congresswoman will be newly joining the Environment Subcommittee and the Digital Commerce & Consumer Protection Subcommittee this Congress, where she will be a voice for reversing the damaging effects of climate change, and promoting innovation.
Congresswoman Matsui will serve as a returning member of the Health subcommittee, on which she will continue to fight for the protections offered through the Affordable Care Act, mental health care, medical research and development that leads to cures, and the strengthening of Medicare and Medicaid.
She is also returning as a senior member of the Communications & Technology subcommittee, and remains committed to protecting net neutrality, reforming policy around the use of spectrum, strengthening cybersecurity, and ensuring that all Americans have access to critical resources that help them communicate in their everyday lives.
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