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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 »

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 »

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