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Case Announces Registration for 2020 Congressional App Challenge

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(Honolulu, HI) - Congressman Ed Case (HI-01 announced today that middle and high school students can now register for his annual Congressional App Challenge competition designed to encourage youth participation and foster creativity and innovation in computer science. “The Challenge is a great opportunity for our local students to focus their skills and creativity on developing, testing and analyz... Read More »

Introducing the BLUE Pacific Act

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Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 7797, the Boosting Long-term U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Act, also known as the BLUE Pacific Act. I am proud to have introduced this bill together with my colleagues Congressmen Ami Bera, Ted Yoho, Brad Sherman and Don Young, as well as other members of our Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus. Scattered across the vast waters of the Pacific from H... Read More »

Case Leads Introduction of Next Generation Framework for United States Policy in Pacific Islands Region

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(Washington, DC) – The co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus, Congressman Ed Case (D-HI), Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL), Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Congressman Don Young (R-AK), have introduced the Boosting Long-term U.S. Engagement in the Pacific, or BLUE Pacific, Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The first-ever Congressional ... Read More »

Hawai‘i Delegation Calls for Federal Assistance, Resources as Hurricane Douglas Approaches

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WASHINGTON – The Hawai‘i congressional delegation today urged President Trump to immediately provide support to the state as Hurricane Douglas approaches the islands. “With the time remaining before the forecasted landfall, we can take steps that will improve outcomes for Hawai‘i residents. Close coordination among federal, state, and county officials will make it possible to have supplies, person... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $50.7 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today House Appropriations Committee passage of the $50.7 billion Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security appropriations bill. Case said this funding measure supports his goal of increasing the role of the United States Coast Guard, especially the 14th District based in Hawai’i, throughout the Indo-Pacific region. “The Indo-Pacific is the most dyna... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $24.64 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Services and General Government Measure

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today House Appropriations Committee approval of $24.64 billion in discretionary funding for financial services and general government programs for upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, including some $273 million for the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, $277 million for Small Business Administration Entrepreneurial Development Pro... Read More »

Remarks to the House Appropriations Committee on FY 2021 Commerce, Science, Justice Funding Measure

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Thank you, Madam Chair and my Subcommittee Chair, Mr. Serrano, as well as Ranking Members Granger and Aderholt, for bringing this Fiscal Year 2021 Commerce, Justice, Science bill before the Committee today. It has been a privilege to serve with both the Full Committee and Subcommittee Chairs during my first term on the Appropriations Committee. The wise and gracious leadership you have both provid... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $695 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Defense Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today House Appropriations Committee passage of $695 billion for the nation’s core defense programs, including $133 million to continue development of Home Defense Radar - Hawai'i and $5 million directed at research to ensure the safety of the Red Hill underground fuel storage tanks while a permanent solution for the facility is determined. “W... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $71 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Commerce, Justice and Science Measure

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that the House Appropriations Committee has approved $71.473 billion in funding for federal commerce, justice and science programs for upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, including some $100 million-plus in increased funding for ocean and atmospheric programs. “This measure is the main vehicle for funding the principal federal programs benef... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $158.3 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Measure

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that the House Appropriations Committee has approved $158.3 billion in funding for federal transportation and housing programs for upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 as well as further COVID-19 emergency assistance, including some $24 million in funding for Native Hawaiian housing. “This measure starts by investing $75 billion in upgrading o... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $93 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Energy and Water Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today House Appropriations Committee passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 21 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, with funding to accelerate federal projects for critical improvements to state harbors and protect shorelines from sea level rise. “This bill makes critical investments in accelerating, improving and add... Read More »

House Appropriations Committee Passes $197 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Labor, Health, Human Services and Education Measure

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that the House Appropriations Committee has approved $197 billion in funding for federal labor, health, human services and education programs for upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, including some $100 million-plus in funding for Native Hawaiian-focused programs. “This measure is the main vehicle for funding the principal federal programs be... Read More »

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 »

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