Team of Rivals; Lyndon B. Johnson, Master of the Senate; To Kill a Mockingbird
The American President, Forrest Gump, I Am Sam, Crash, The House of Sand and Fog, Born on the 4th of July, Grapes of Wrath, 12 Angry Men, Michael Clayton.
Classical music, especially Mozart, and music that reminds me of Sacramento... my staff has given me some great tunes by the Deftones, Bucho! and Cake
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - Barack Obama
"Don't forget what I discovered that over ninety percent of all national deficits from 1921 to 1939 were caused by payments for past, present, and future wars." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something." - Sandra Day O'Connor
"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something." - John Adams
Favorite TV Shows:
The Evening News, Good Day Sacramento, PBS Programming
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Congresswoman Doris O. Matsui represents the Sacramento region in the United States House of Representatives making sure her constituent's voices are heard in Washington, D.C. She is a member of two of the House's most powerful committees. the House Rules Committee and the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. One of Rep. Matsui's top priorities has been to increase the level of flood protection in the Sacramento area. As a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Matsui was able to secure the authorization for the critical Folsom Dam Joint Federal Project. This spillway will significantly increase the level of flood protection in the Sacramento region within the next decade. Another top priority of Rep. Matsui's is improving Sacramentos transportation systems. Helping to meet our areas transportation needs in the future requires an investment in our region's public transit and roadway infrastructure. This investment will not only be good for families and business alike, but will help clean up our air and preserve our quality of life.