Press Releases

May 17, 2019 Press Release
He serves on Appropriations Subcommittee funding Veterans Affairs

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) will be focusing on the needs and concerns of Hawaii’s veterans with a Talk Story session scheduled for next month at the O‘ahu Veterans Center. 

May 16, 2019 Press Release
The trip on behalf of the House Appropriations Committee also included meetings with national leaders

U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-1) has just returned to Capitol Hill from a four-day congressional visit to the countries of Kosovo and Egypt. Case’s trip, on behalf of the House Committee on Appropriations on which he serves, was to visit Hawai’i Army National Guard (HIARNG) troops now stationed in the Republic of Kosovo and in Egypt.

May 13, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 2157 builds on previous disaster aid bills

(Honolulu, HI) – US Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) voted with his House colleagues on May 10 to pass out an extra measure of aid to communities in Hawai‘i hard hit by natural disasters last year.  “On May 10 I voted to pass a supplemental appropriations package that will provide $19.1 billion in disaster relief and assistance across the country, including our Hawai‘i,” said Case. 

May 9, 2019 Press Release
District event held May 4 in Honolulu

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) announced on May 4 the winners of the Hawai‘i District 1 2019 Congressional Art Competition at a downtown Honolulu gallery showcasing the works of young artists.

May 1, 2019 Press Release
NOAA Corps to benefit from his measure

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) has introduced into the U.S. House a proposal to place a specialized team within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that counts the famous “Hurricane Hunters” among its members on par with all other uniformed services.

May 1, 2019 Press Release
Letter follows tragic helicopter crash in Kailua

(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) on April 30, 2019 released the following letter addressed to Raquel Girvin, the Regional Administrator for the Western-Pacific Region of the Federal Aviation Administration.  In his letter to Regional Administrator Girvin, Case also attached the letter he received April 29, 2019, from Hawai‘i State Representative Cyn

April 18, 2019 Press Release
He posts the still-heavily redacted report released today

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) today commented on the heavily-redacted March 2019 Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Race by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III.

April 10, 2019 Press Release
Says their work was critical in capturing first image of a black hole

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) gave the following speech on the floor of the U.S. House today shortly after announcement of the scientific breakthrough at simultaneous news conferences around the world:

Madam Speaker,

April 3, 2019 Press Release
Five open house town halls from East Honolulu to Ewa/Kapolei

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) will hold a series of Talk Story with Congressman Case community meetings throughout the First District over the first weekend in April.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) testified in support of his amendment to H.R. 1: For the People Act, which incentivizes political parties to prioritize small-dollar donations in supporting candidates. The full text of his written testimony on the House floor is below: