Press Releases

September 9, 2019 Press Release
Would confirm that internet platforms like AirBnB can be held liable for advertising such rentals

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1)  introduced on Friday H.R. 4232, a measure to confirm that Internet platforms who knowingly market illegal short-term vacation rentals can be held liable under state and local law. 

September 4, 2019 Press Release
Action specifically affects $32 million in already-appropriated priority projects for Hawai’i

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) today strongly criticized the President’s announcement of a planned diversion of $3.6 billion in already appropriated funds for high-priority military projects to build a border wall not authorized or funded by Congress.

August 28, 2019 Press Release
His measure targets increasing safety and disruption concerns in wake of recent fatal crashes

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) today announced that he will introduce a measure in the U.S. House of Representatives to impose strict regulations on commercial tour operations to include helicopters and small planes.

July 24, 2019 Press Release
The bipartisan group will focus on issues critical to the Indo-Pacific region Alliances and relationships, defense, trade and environmental challenges top the agenda

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) today announced the first-ever formation of the Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus, which he will co-chair along with three high-ranking U.S. House colleagues.

July 18, 2019 Press Release
He joins colleagues in rolling out blueprint to reverse deterioration in national deficit and debt and leads speeches on House floor

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) today joined liked-minded colleagues in unveiling a comprehensive plan to restore fiscal responsibility to our federal budget.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
Full House approves his floor amendment to annual intelligence authorization measure

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) has gained full approval from the U.S. House for his floor amendment to the national intelligence authorization act to require our intelligence agencies to review and report back to Congress on whether they are adequately protecting the civil liberties of American citizens in countering foreign espionage efforts.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
They include addressing tour helicopter overflights of military installations such as Pearl Harbor

(Honolulu, HI) – The full U.S. House has approved three floor amendments by U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) in its passage today of H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020.

June 26, 2019 Press Release
Lawmakers increase support for election security, small business and consumers

(Honolulu, HI) - U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) announced that today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3351, the Financial Services & General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2020.

June 25, 2019 Press Release
Bill includes funding for major Hawaii military construction projects as well as veterans, NOAA, national parks and other programs

Honolulu, HI) - U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) announced that today the U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 3055, the second of four measures that the House Committee on Appropriations recommended to fund over $383 billion of discretionary federal government agencies, programs and services for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 commencing October 1st of this year. 

June 24, 2019 Press Release
Funding for Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) today announced the following grant awards to the state of Hawai‘i from the U.S Department of Transportation. “These awards will assist with the on-going work to upgrade our airports in Hawai‘i ,” said Case. “These grants will help to facilitate those improvements – with one award to go directly to the Daniel K.

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