I rise today to join so many others in honoring the life and legacy of U.S. Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink and the 50th Anniversary of her signature stamp on our nation, Title IX.
Born in Paia, Hawai‘i, Congresswoman Mink was a true pioneer in so many areas: the first female elected class president at Maui High School, the first Japanese-American woman admitted to the… Read more »
(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… Read more »
(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… Read more »
(Honolulu, HI) - Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) is home for a district work week shortly after resuming what is already a busy second year of the 116th Congress. In addition to attending various special events, his schedule includes several meetings with constituents, officials, organizations and the media.
“Last year I held 17 Talk Stories that included sessions with… Read more »
Congressman Ed Case (HI-01), home until January 6th, today announced the winners of his first annual Congressional App Challenge for Hawai‘i’s First Congressional District.
“The Challenge is a great opportunity for our local students to focus their skills and creativity on developing, testing and analyzing new applications for real-world use,” said Case.
“And results of my first… Read more »
U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01), a member of the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations responsible for all federal discretionary spending, today voted with a majority of his colleagues to pass two appropriations measures funding $1.4 trillion in federal operations for the current fiscal year.
If approved by the Senate and signed into law by President Donald Trump as expected, the… Read more »
Thank you, Chair Engel, Ranking Member McCaul, Chair Sherman, Aloha! Thank you for the opportunity to testify today in support of this Committee's and our Congress' legislative initiatives focused on the Pacific Islands, a critical region for my Hawaii and our country.
The Pacific Islands and their exclusive economic zones encompass a vast area of the Pacific Ocean, larger than the land… Read more »
(Honolulu, HI) - Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today said he has called on the federal government to fully reimburse Hawai‘i for the cost of providing public services to migrants from the Pacific island states covered by the Compacts of Free Association (COFA). These Freely Associated States (FAS) include the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), the Republic of Palau and… Read more »
(Honolulu, HI) - Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today announced his 2020 nominations to three of the United States military’s service academies: the U.S. Military Academy (West Point/Army); U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis/Navy); and U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs/Air Force).
“I take my responsibility to nominate deserving applicants from my district to our legendary service… Read more »
Floor Remarks on Filipino American History Month
October 30, 2019
Mr. Speaker, aloha and mabuhay!
I rise today to recognize October as Filipino American History Month, a time for all Americans to remember and celebrate the incredible past, present and future of our fellow citizens whose heritage lies in the great country of the Philippines.
I am especially… Read more »