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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 »

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 »

Congressman Ed Case Home To Host Four More Talk Story Community Meetings

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(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 organized groups as well as with... Read more »

Case Announces Winner of Congressional App Contest

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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 Challenge prove t... Read more »

U.S. House Approves Federal Fiscal Year Bills Totaling $1.4 Trillion

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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 bills will aver... Read more »

Foreign Affairs Committee Member Day Testimony

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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 area of Ru... Read more »

Case Calls on Federal Government for Full Reimbursement of Costs of Migrants from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia

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(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 the Federated States of M... Read more »

Case Announces Nominations to Military Academies

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(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 academies very ser... Read more »

Case Celebrates Filipino American History Month with Remarks on House Floor

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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 humbled to do so as the proud Representa... Read more »

Congressman Ed Case to Host Six More Talk Story Community Meetings This Week

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U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01), home from D.C. for the October district work period, will host six more Talk Story community meetings this week: five in-person meetings throughout the First Congressional District from East Honolulu to Mililani and Ko Olina; and one electronic Talk Story. “I can’t imagine a more critical time to stay in very close touch with the folks I represent in Congress,” sa... Read more »

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