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Case Leads Introduction of Visit America Act in U.S. House

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Ed Case (D-HI) today joined his House Travel and Tourism Caucus co-chairs Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) along with Congressman Don Young (R-AK) in introducing the Visit America Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Visit America Act, developed with and supported by the nation’s travel and tourism industry, would mandate ... 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 $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 $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 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 »

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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Tags: Economy

(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 »

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