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Case Statement On The Navy's Supplement Of Its Red Hill Defueling Plan

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) issued the following statement on the U.S. Navy’s recent release of a supplement to its defueling plan for the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility: “This proposed plan is an important step in a process that must be pursued as quickly and deliberately as possible toward our goal of the safe and full defueling and closure of Red Hill,” said…

Case Introduces Resolution Commemorating 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal In the Solomon Islands

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) introduced a resolution to recognize the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, a battle that proved to be pivotal in World War II. “The six-month Solomon Islands campaign which commenced in August 1942 was one of the bloodiest of World War II, with thousands of our own lost, but it turned the tide of the…

Case Votes for Historic Measure to Combat Climate Crisis and Lower Costs for American Families

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (Act), which will make the largest climate investment in American history, lower health care and prescription drug costs for families and older adults, boost America’s manufacturing capacity, create good-paying jobs in the clean energy sector, and more, all while cutting the federal…

Case Returning To Washington, DC To Vote For Most Comprehensive Climate Change Measure Ever

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today leaves back to Washington, DC to vote for the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (Act). “This Act, in combatting climate change, easing inflation, lowering health care costs, and strengthening our economy and federal finances and more, is certainly one of the hallmarks of this Congress and one of the most consequential pieces of legislation…

U.S. House Passes Annual Defense Authorization Measure Including $1.0 Billion to Address the Red Hill Fuel Crisis

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced that the full U.S. House has approved its version of the $839.3 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that addresses his priorities related to the closure of Red Hill, strengthening America’s national defense in the Indo-Pacific and improving the Department of Defense’s (DoD) relationship with the…

Case Praises Major Expansion of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) praised today’s transfer of ownership of Pōhue Bay in South Kona to the National Park Service for a landmark expansion of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, as announced by the Trust for Public Land (TPL) which arranged the transfer. “This is another strong show of commitment by our federal government and our conservation partners to protect…

Case Announces Additional Federal Funding for Airport Use From Landmark Infrastructure Law

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $10 million in competitive grant funding to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), drawn from the landmark $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Package (BIP) that Case advocated and voted for and was signed into law by the President in November…

Case’s House Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) has announced approval by his U.S. House Committee on Appropriations of another key measure for Hawai‘i that is among the twelve bills to collectively fund the federal government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 (commencing October 1, 2022). “Our $242 billion Labor-H Appropriations bill helps families and communities with the high costs of living,…

Case’s House Appropriations Committee Approves FY2023 Transportation and Housing Bill to Advance Affordable Housing And Fix Critical Infrastructure

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) has announced approval by his U.S. House Committee on Appropriations of another key measure for Hawai‘i that is among the twelve bills to collectively fund the federal government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 (commencing October 1, 2022). The Transportation-Housing Urban Development Appropriations bill, the last of 12 bills considered and passed…

Case Statement On The Investigation Report on the 2021 Red Hill Fuel Leaks and the Navy's Proposed Defueling Plan

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) issued the following statement following the U.S. Navy’s release of the two documents this morning: “While I have been fully briefed on the Command Investigation and the Defueling Plan, I have not had time to review the actual documents in detail. But they appear to be an exhaustive and objective review of exactly what happened and why, and…