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House Appropriations Committee Passes Fiscal Year 2021 Interior-Environment Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that his House Appropriations Committee has included in its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act approved by the Committee today his request for more than $5 million for much needed improvements to the Pearl Harbor National Memorial. “With the Memorial and its attractions ... Read More »

Case Testifies in Support of FY2021 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Measure

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Chairwoman Lowey, Ranking Member Granger, fellow members of the Committee: I rise in strong support of this Fiscal Year 2021 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations measure, for two main reasons. First, in funding our non-military international efforts, this bill continues a cohesive strategy for advancing our interests and values and embracing the mantle of leadership across the globe. In doi... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $66 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 State, Foreign Operations Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that he secured an 18% increase in funding for the East-West Center, situated on the campus of the University of Hawai‘i at Manōa, in the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s recommended Fiscal Year 2021 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs appropriations bill. Case serves on the House Appropriations Committee, which today ap... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes Fiscal Year 2021 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced House Appropriations Committee passage today of its recommended $251 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Bill. The measure, which now goes to the full House for final approval, includes Case’s requests for more than $300 million for five major construction projects at military installations in Hawai... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes Fiscal Year 2021 Agriculture and Rural Development Funding Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced House Appropriations Committee passage today of its recommended $153 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Funding Bill. The measure, which now goes to the full House for final approval, includes Case’s requests for Hawai‘i-related funding of tropical and subtropical agr... Read More »

Case Opposes Administration Plan to Kick International Students Out of Country

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today joined several other Members of Congress on a letter to be sent to the Trump Administration urging that it abandon proposed changes to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program that would require international students to return to their home countries if their U.S. universities and colleges are only offering online courses in the Fall 2020 se... Read More »

House Passes Landmark $1.5 Trillion Highway and Infrastructure Measure

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced passage today by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2, the “Moving Forward Act”, a $1.5 trillion initiative to rebuild the nation’s crumbling roads, bridges, and transit systems. “The measure is more than just a plan to rebuild our transportation infrastructure,” said Case, who co-sponsored the bill. “It also commits us to filling out t... Read More »

Reps. Gabbard, Case, and Young Introduce Bill to Give Medicare More Flexibility to Meet Local Needs

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Washington, DC—Today, Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Ed Case (HI-01), and Don Young (AK-at large) introduced the Equitable Payments for Nursing Facilities Act, a bipartisan bill that would authorize the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to make adjustments to payment rates for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) in Hawai‘i and Alaska under Medicare. The Secretary currently ... Read More »

House Climate Crisis Action Plan Adopts Case Measures on Oceans and Coral Reefs

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(Honolulu, HI) – Two measures introduced by Congressman Ed Case to tackle the effects of climate change are adopted in a report released today by Congress’ first-ever committee dedicated exclusively to climate change. “Our House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, formed last year at the outset of our current two-year Congress, came out with a revolutionary report today on the realities of cli... Read More »

Case Releases Statement Following the Governor’s Announcement on Reopening Trans-Pacific Travel

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case released the following statement with the announcement this afternoon from Governor David Ige on his plans to reopen trans-Pacific airline travel August 1st: “It is tragic that the U.S. Department of Justice at the direction of Attorney General Barr would cripple the best public health outcome in the country and risk the lives of Hawai‘i residents and visitors ... Read More »

Case Announces Another District-Wide Live Tele-Talk Story Community Meeting Monday Evening on COVID-19

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today he will host another open all-welcome Tele-Talk Story session on COVID-19 Monday evening, June 22. “My responsibilities as U.S. Congressman for Hawai’i during this severe crisis have been and continue to be to (1) contribute to the best possible path forward for our country, (2) assure that our Hawai’i’s own needs are fully met, and (3) ... Read More »

Case Announces Another Round of Federal Emergency Grant Awards to Hawai‘i to Address COVID-19 Impacts

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that the federal government has awarded more than $31 million additional dollars under emergency funding measures to the State of Hawai‘i to mitigate the immediate health and economic impacts of COVID-19. “After Congress enacted H.R. 748, the $2.2 trillion CARES Act, in March, the federal government moved quickly to get desperately neede... Read More »

Case Introduces Measure to Authorize States to Impose Public Health Emergency Guidelines and Restrictions on Incoming Passenger Air Travel

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives his proposed “Air Travel Public Health Emergency Act” to ensure the health and safety of air passengers and the public by authorizing states to implement reasonable guidelines and restrictions on air travel during public health emergencies, including pre-board tests and related denial of boarding. “P... Read More »

Case, Gabbard Pursue First National Forest for Hawai'i

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Representatives Ed Case (HI-01), and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today jointly introduced in the U.S. House H.R. 7045, a measure to pursue creation of Hawaii’s first-ever National Forest. “Hawai‘i is the most isolated island chain and one of the most ecologically diverse places in the world,” said Case. “Within our constrained borders, we have ten of the thirteen world climate zone... Read More »

Hawai‘i Congressional Delegation Urges USDA to Provide COVID-19 Relief Funding to Aid Hawaii’s Mac Nut, Pineapple, Coffee, Specialty Crop Farmers

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HONOLULU – U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i) and U.S. Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawai‘i) and Ed Case (D-Hawai‘i) called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to include Hawai‘i’s unique specialty crops and help Hawai‘i farmers. “The severe economic impacts from the pandemic have left Hawai‘i’s farmers in... Read More »

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