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Case Votes For House Passage Of The Build Back Better Act

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) released this statement after voting this Friday morning for successful passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the proposed $2.1 trillion American Families Plan, also known as the Build Back Better Act: “This vote to advance the Build Back Better Act to the Senate was one of the most consequential I will ever take. To get it right, for t...

Statement of Congressman Ed Case on Final House Passage of the $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan and on Advancement of the $1.75 Trillion Build Back Better Package

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) tonight released the following statement following the historic vote in the House: “Late tonight I joined a majority of my U.S. House colleagues in voting for final passage of the historic $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan, our largest-ever investment in America’s roads and bridges, water infrastructure, climate resilience projects, internet ...

Case Celebrates Filipino American History Month with Introduction of Resolution and Remarks in the Congressional Record

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) yesterday co-led introduction in the U.S. House alongside Congresswoman Young Kim and 34 of their colleagues of a bi-partisan measure to celebrate October as Filipino American History Month. “Each year our country recognizes October as Filipino American History Month, a time for all Americans to celebrate the incredible past, present and future o...

Case Celebrates Filipino American History Month

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Madam Speaker, each year our country recognizes October as Filipino American History Month, a time for all Americans to celebrate the incredible past, present and future of our fellow citizens whose heritage lies in the great country of the Philippines. I am especially humbled to do so as the Representative of Hawaii's First Congressional District, where some 195,000 Filipino Americans live, more ...

Case Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month and to share our collective recommitment to end domestic violence. Each October, we remember all those lost to and scarred by domestic violence, a tragic continuing scourge that cuts across all boundaries. Long after we have said goodbyes, long after physical wounds have healed, the psychological and social consequences con...

Case Announces One Million Dollars In Federal Grants For Key Wildlife Projects In Hawaii

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today announced that the State of Hawaii will receive more than $1 million in grants for three key projects to benefit unique wildlife and their habitats. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) included Hawai’i among 16 states which won grants through its Competitive State Wildlife Grant (C-SWG) program. “These grants are critical investments by our...

Case Announces $1.8 Million In Grants For Direct Service Programs In Hawai?i

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today announced that $1.8 million in grants have been awarded to service organizations in Hawaiʻi to empower people of all backgrounds to give of their time and talents to address some of the most pressing challenges in their communities. “The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan that Congress enacted and the President signed into law in March has ...

U.S. House Adopts Case Proposal To Strengthen Inspection and Safety Standards for Red Hill Fuel Tanks

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced that the full U.S. House has approved his floor amendment to the $768 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to require stricter inspection and safety standards for the military’s fuel tanks and supporting infrastructure at Red Hill on O’ahu. The amendment was one of nine offered by Case, cosponsored by Congr...

Case Announces that Post Office In Manoa Will Remain Open

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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today announced that the post office that has served the Mānoa community for decades will remain open following a letter he sent to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to reconsider the decision to close the facility at the end of this month. “This is certainly good news, not just for the 24,000 residents in the community I was privileged to represent...

Case and Kahele Announce Millions in Federal Funding To Support Efforts To Combat COVID-19

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(Honolulu, HI) - Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) and Congressman Kaialiʻi Kahele (HI-02) today announced that $20 million has been released to Native Hawaiian health care entities to aid their response to COVID-19. This funding is being distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). It provides six Native Hawaiian ...

Case’s BLUE Pacific Act Provisions Expanding U.S. Commitments To Pacific Islands Added To Major House Foreign Policy Package

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) reports that the House Committee on Foreign Affairs has included the bulk of his Boosting Long-Term U.S. Engagement in the Pacific (BLUE Pacific) Act in its major measure, the Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement (EAGLE) Act, as approved by the Committee last Thursday. The EAGLE Act, H.R. 3524, is the U.S. House’s signature foreign polic...

Case's Appropriations Committee Advances Key Hawai’i Infrastructure Initiatives In $53 Billion Energy And Water And $84 Billion Transportation And Housing And Urban Development Fiscal Year 2022 Federal Funding Measures

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) has announced approval by his U.S. House Committee on Appropriations of the final two of twelve measures to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2022 (commencing October 1, 2021): the $53 billion Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations (E&W) bill; and the $84 billion Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Re...

Case's House Appropriations Committee Advances $254 Billion Fiscal Year 2022 Labor/Health/Human Services/Education Funding Measure

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced his House Appropriations Committee’s approval today of its Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health, Human Services and Education funding measure, with $254 billion in discretionary funding for a broad range of key federal programs that support public health, child care, mental health, maternal health, job training and workforce development, public ed...

Case Advances Ocean Science And Conservation Initiatives In His House Appropriations Committee’s $82 Billion Commerce-Science-Justice FY22 Funding Measure

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) has announced approval by his U.S. House Committee on Appropriations of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies funding bill, one of the twelve bills that will collectively fund the federal government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 (commencing October 1, 2021). The FY 2022 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations bil...

Case Announces $53 Billion Homeland Security FY 2022 Funding Measure Approved by Case’s House Appropriations Committee Strengthens National Border Enforcement, Emergency Management, Coast Guard Mission and Cybersecurity

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today approval by his U.S. House Committee on Appropriations of the Department of Homeland Security funding bill, one of the twelve bills that will collectively fund the federal government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 (commencing October 1, 2021). The FY 2022 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill proposes to fund $53 billion in fe...