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Bee endorsement: Matsui has served in Congress for two decades. Should she be re-elected? | Opinion

For nearly two decades, Congresswoman Doris Matsui has represented the Sacramento region as a champion for clean energy, health care and technology. The district is centered in Sacramento and includes Elk Grove, West Sacramento, Wilton and Rancho Murieta. Notably, also located in District 7 is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. In Congress, Matsui has prioritized the issue of flood control and helped secure $4 billion in investments in local flood protections. “Sacramento likes results, and it’s my job to deliver,” the congresswoman said.

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Veteran Rep. Doris Matsui faces 2 challengers in 7th District primary

Gillian Brassil – Sacramento Bee-Feb 5, 2024

Longtime Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento, has three challengers in the March 5 primary for California’s 7th Congressional District. The 7th covers southern Sacramento County — including downtown Sacramento and Elk Grove — and bits of Solano and Yolo counties, including West Sacramento. The top two vote-getters will advance from the March 5 primary to the Nov. 5 general election.

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Kamala Harris energizes Sacramento with reelection campaign visit

The Sacramento Observer-Jan 29, 2024

As Harris stepped off of Air Force Two, she was met with a flurry of activity. Lt. Gov Eleni Kounalakis, currently acting governor while Gavin Newsom campaigns for Biden, was one of the first to welcome Harris to the city. Rep. Doris Matsui, Attorney General Rob Bonta, and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg also joined in on the reception, eager to show their support for the vice president.

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Matsui Opposes Republican Effort to Roll Back Calif. Vehicle Emission Standards


“WASHINGTON – Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) on Sept. 14 delivered the following remarks on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 1435.H.R. 1435 would direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator to block California from implementing state-level vehicle emission standards under the Clean Air Act.”

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CHIPS Act is Working, Lawmakers Say at First Anniversary

By Teralyn Whipple-Broadband Breakfast-August 11, 2023

“The CHIPS Act has only been law for one year, but it has already laid the foundation for a more dynamic economy and durable national security,” added Representative Doris Matsui, D-Calif., in a statement. “Innovation has always been the backbone of America’s economic edge – but we needed bold investments to reclaim our global leadership. Bottom line: the CHIPS Act is working.” 

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The Way We Work: Congresswoman Doris Matsui

By Jeff Wilser – Comstock’s Magazine – July 28, 2023

Think CEOs have crazy schedules? Try being a member of Congress. The most carefully planned itinerary can be scrambled — or even scuttled — thanks to a call from the White House, an emergency vote, or urgent negotiations across the aisle.

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Three more California House Democrats are supporting Adam Schiff’s bid for Senate, further bolstering a large list of Hill endorsements: Doris Matsui, Mark Takano and Kevin Mullin joined multiple current or former members of Congress in endorsing Schiff.

Nancy Vu-Politico-Feb 16, 2023

In a statement from Schiff’s campaign team, California Democratic Reps. Doris Matsui, Mark Takano, and Kevin Mullin are backing Schiff for his run to replace retiring Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

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