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Case's Appropriations Committee Gains House Approval of Second Major Funding Package

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(Honolulu, HI) - U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) announced that today the U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 3055, the second of four measures that the House Committee on Appropriations recommended to fund over $383 billion of discretionary federal government agencies, programs and services for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 commencing October 1st of this year. Case is a member o...

Case's Appropriations Committee $1 Trillion Fiscal Year 2020 Funding Bill Passes House

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(Honolulu, HI) - U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) announced that today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2740, the first upcoming Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bill including close to $1 trillion in overall federal spending and millions in federal funding for Hawai’i-specific programs. The full House approved the overall recommendations of its Committee on Appropriatio...

Case Announces Winners of Congressional Art Competition

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) announced on May 4 the winners of the Hawai‘i District 1 2019 Congressional Art Competition at a downtown Honolulu gallery showcasing the works of young artists. “Each Spring since 1982, the Congressional Institute has sponsored a nationwide high school visual arts competition to recognize and encourage artistic talents in each Congr...

Case Praises Work of Astronomers Atop Mauna Kea

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) gave the following speech on the floor of the U.S. House today shortly after announcement of the scientific breakthrough at simultaneous news conferences around the world: Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize the groundbreaking contributions of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and Submillimeter Array, located on the 13,803 feet ...

Ed Case to Hold Talk Story Sessions

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) will hold a series of Talk Story with Congressman Case community meetings throughout the First District over the first weekend in April. The open houses follow his first mailed newsletter to residents of his congressional district stretching from Makapu’u to Mililani and Ko Olina with a population of some 700,000. “Especially as most...

Case Testifies at Member Day in House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Ops on the East-West Center and Indo-Pacific Funding Priorities

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This morning, Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) testified at Member Day (when Members can present to committees) in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs in support of increased funding for the East-West Center and other vital programs that support a free and open Indo-Pacific. The full text of his written testimony to the Committee is be...

Member Day Testimony to House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations on East-West Center and Indo-Pacific Priorities

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Chairwoman Lowey, Ranking Member Rogers, distinguished Members of the Committee: Thank you for this opportunity to testify today in support of priorities important to Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific region. Since the end of the Second World War, the United States has helped to build a free and open order in the Indo-Pacific region that guaranteed security, enhanced trade and development and promotin...