Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento, in response to a 2016 investigation of SIV holders by The Sacramento Bee, had requested the GAO to evaluate how to improve the resettlement process for Afghan refugees arriving in the United States on the visas.
In honor of Women’s History Month, Kings.com caught up with a politician who’s helped usher in a new era in the Sacramento region.
“Dreamers are counting on us to do the right thing and stand by our values,” Matsui said.
About 300 students and teachers, plus Congresswoman Doris Matsui, were at John F. Kennedy High School in Sacramento for a gun-violence forum on Friday afternoon.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a legislative hearing Wednesday on eight bills aimed at tackling the opioid epidemic. Some of the legislation would give the Drug Enforcement Administration new powers to stem the tide of fentanyl, an opioid 100 times more potent than morphine.
Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., said Pelosi has been an advocate for bringing women to the table throughout her career. She also referenced Pelosi's eight-hour speech on the House floor last month, leading to loud applause from the audience.
“Our ability to unlock additional spectrum is critical to the deployment of next-generation networks,” said Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.). “With this fix, the FCC can continue to hold auctions that will help free up more spectrum for commercial use and propel our online economy forward. I’m pleased that we were able to advance this legislation as part of the FCC’s reauthorization, and thank Congressman Guthrie for his continued work on this important issue.”
President Trump signed into law the External Power Supply Improvement Act (EPS), H.R. 518/S. 226 on January 12, 2018. According to a release from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), the legislation was introduced in the House by Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Doris Matsui (D-CA), and Charlie Dent (R-PA); and in the Senate by Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH), Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).
Americans who need – or those who have ever received – an organ or blood transplant are keenly aware that despite remarkable advances in science and technology, there are still innumerable variables that can make or break a successful transplant.
“Sacramento and West Sacramento have a once in a lifetime opportunity to act boldly to create an iconic bridge that will further knit together our two great cities,” Matsui said.