Committees and Caucuses

Committee Assignments

Congressman Case serves on the House Appropriations Committee and the House Natural Resource Committee.

The House Appropriations Committee has one of the broadest jurisdictions of any committee in Congress. It is responsible for appropriating funding for most of the functions of the federal government. The committee has 12 subcommittees that each have jurisdiction over a specific part of the federal government. Congressman Case serves on the following subcommittees:

  • Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.
  • Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies.
  • Legislative Branch.

The House Natural Resource Committee considers legislation and oversees issues related to Native Hawaiian matters, oceans, federal conservation, species protection programs, energy production, mineral lands and mining, fisheries and wildlife, irrigation and reclamation.

Congressman Case serves on the following subcommittees:

  • Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands
  • Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
  • Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife

Caucuses and Coalitions

A congressional caucus is a group of members of the United States Congress that meets to pursue common legislative objectives. Formally, caucuses are formed as congressional member organizations (CMOs) through the United States House of Representatives and governed under the rules of the chamber. They are not always called caucuses. Sometimes they are called coalitions, study groups, task forces, or working groups. Congressman Case is currently a member of the following caucuses:

  • Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (Executive Board Member)
  • New Democrat Coalition
  • Blue Dog Caucus
  • Pro-Choice Caucus
  • Quiet Skies Caucus