Matsui And 57 Congressional Colleagues Call For JACS Funding


Matsui and 57 Congressional Colleagues Call for JACS Funding

WASHINGTON – Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) on March 16 led a bipartisan letter with 57 members of Congress to the House Appropriations Committee calling for continued funding for the preservation of historic sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II.

Rep. Doris Matsui

While Congress has approved $3 million annually in funding to preserve these sites in recent fiscal years, President Donald Trump’s FY 2019 Department of Interior budget request zeroed out funding for the program.
“I’m extremely disappointed that the Department of Interior failed to prioritize the preservation of sites where American citizens were confined through no fault of their …

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