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House Appropriations Committee Passes $50.7 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today House Appropriations Committee passage of the $50.7 billion Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security appropriations bill. Case said this funding measure supports his goal of increasing the role of the United States Coast Guard, especially the 14th District based in Hawai’i, throughout the Indo-Pacific region. “The Indo-Pacific is the most dyna... 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 $71 Billion Fiscal Year 2021 Commerce, Justice and Science Measure

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that the House Appropriations Committee has approved $71.473 billion in funding for federal commerce, justice and science programs for upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, including some $100 million-plus in increased funding for ocean and atmospheric programs. “This measure is the main vehicle for funding the principal federal programs benef... 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 Fiscal Year 2021 Interior-Environment Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that his House Appropriations Committee has included in its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act approved by the Committee today his request for more than $5 million for much needed improvements to the Pearl Harbor National Memorial. “With the Memorial and its attractions ... 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, Gabbard Pursue First National Forest for Hawai'i

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Representatives Ed Case (HI-01), and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today jointly introduced in the U.S. House H.R. 7045, a measure to pursue creation of Hawaii’s first-ever National Forest. “Hawai‘i is the most isolated island chain and one of the most ecologically diverse places in the world,” said Case. “Within our constrained borders, we have ten of the thirteen world climate zone... Read more »

Case Introduces Bill to Strengthen National Commitment to Save Country's Endangered Coral Reefs

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives his bipartisan Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act to continue, update and improve our national commitment to save our endangered coral reefs as first set forth in a measure enacted twenty years ago. “In the two decades since the passage of the 2000 Act, the state of our reefs has deteriorat... Read more »

Case Highlights Federal Court Ruling Mandating Management of Air Tours Over Country's Largest National Parks

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) is praising an extensive ruling from the federal court of appeals in a case brought partly by a Hawai’i community group seeking enforcement of a federal law mandating air tour management plans at our nation’s largest national parks. The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found that the efforts of the Federal Aviation Admi... Read more »

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