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Case's House Floor Remarks on H.R. 2662, the IG Independence and Empowerment Act

| Posted in Speeches & Testimony

Thank you, Madam Speaker. I rise today in strong support of H.R. 2662, the IG Independence and Empowerment Act, of which I am a cosponsor. The work of our Inspectors General throughout government in providing an independent, objective and professional review and assessment of legal compliance and waste, fraud and abuse is critical to the overall functioning of government and to ensuring public tr...

Case Commemorates Launch of 'Go For Broke' Stamp

| Posted in Speeches & Testimony
Floor Speech on 'Go For Broke' Special Order

Congressman Ed Case spoke on behalf of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in commemoration of the U.S. Postal Service's June 3, 2021 launch of the Go For Broke: Japanese Americans Soldiers of World War II, which honors the perseverance and patriotism of Japanese Americans fighting to defend our nation during World War II. You can view the Congressman's full...

Member Day Testimony to the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

| Posted in Speeches & Testimony

Thank you so much, Chair Kilmer, Vice Chair Timmons and Members of the Select Committee. I really appreciate the opportunity you’ve provided to weigh in on modernizing our Congress. I listened to the last three fellow testifiers and it was gratifying that they all said something that I completely agree with. Ms. Lee, that’s way overdue; Ms. Jacobs, intern pay and accessibility, that’s what I want ...

Remarks in support of H.Res.908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19

| Posted in Speeches & Testimony

Madam Speaker: As the proud Representative of the district with the highest percentage of Asian Americans in the country, I rise today in strong support of H.Res.908 to condemn any and all forms of anti-Asian discrimination during and beyond this COVID-19 pandemic. Our country confronts not only the novel coronavirus but also a virus of racism and hate. We cannot allow the one to feed off the othe...

Statement on H.R. 4990, The Election Technology Research Act

| Posted in Speeches & Testimony

Madam Speaker, I rise today to voice my strong support for H.R. 4990, the Election Technology Research Act, of which I am a proud cosponsor. My return to Congress in 2019 was prompted in part by my membership in Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus, a nonpartisan group of more than 200 former Members of Congress, governors, ambassadors and cabinet members. This committed Caucus, whose slogan is “fix democ...

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

| Posted in Press Releases

(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...

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...