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Case Calls the Administration's Actions Undermining the United States Postal Service an Attack on Democracy

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today called on the Trump Administration to immediately reverse course and commit fully to strengthening the United States Postal Service as a critical core government service to weather the COVID-19 crisis and assure a full, fair and free election. “The Administration’s various actions to date, though explained as necessary to ‘improve’ the USPS, can... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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