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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 »

Reps. Gabbard, Case, and Young Introduce Bill to Give Medicare More Flexibility to Meet Local Needs

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Washington, DC—Today, Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Ed Case (HI-01), and Don Young (AK-at large) introduced the Equitable Payments for Nursing Facilities Act, a bipartisan bill that would authorize the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to make adjustments to payment rates for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) in Hawai‘i and Alaska under Medicare. The Secretary currently ... Read more »

Case Announces Another Round of Federal Emergency Grant Awards to Hawai‘i to Address COVID-19 Impacts

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that the federal government has awarded more than $31 million additional dollars under emergency funding measures to the State of Hawai‘i to mitigate the immediate health and economic impacts of COVID-19. “After Congress enacted H.R. 748, the $2.2 trillion CARES Act, in March, the federal government moved quickly to get desperately neede... Read more »

Case Introduces Measure to Authorize States to Impose Public Health Emergency Guidelines and Restrictions on Incoming Passenger Air Travel

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives his proposed “Air Travel Public Health Emergency Act” to ensure the health and safety of air passengers and the public by authorizing states to implement reasonable guidelines and restrictions on air travel during public health emergencies, including pre-board tests and related denial of boarding. “P... Read more »

Case Announces More than $130 Million in Initial Emergency Assistance for Hawaii’s Healthcare Providers to Address COVID-19

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today announced that $132,536,076 is being paid to Hawaii’s healthcare providers to help them address the public health emergency triggered by COVID-19. The funding comes from the $2.2 trillion CARES Act enacted by Congress on March 27 and immediately signed into law by the President. "Ever since this pandemic hit our shores, our healthcare providers an... Read more »

Case Announces Millions for Community Health Centers in Hawai‘i to Combat COVID-19

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced today that 14 community health centers throughout the State of Hawai‘i will receive more than $10 million to help them deal with the health emergency triggered by COVID-19. “The CARES Act included funding to support federal, state and local public health agencies to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus,” said Case. “This f... Read more »

U.S. House Approves More Than $8 Billion to Combat Coronavirus

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(Honolulu, HI) - U.S. Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) joined his colleagues in the U.S. House in voting to pass H.R. 6074, an $8.3 billion emergency supplemental appropriations measure to combat the COVID-19 virus. “The Congress has worked quickly to advance a robust response to this public health emergency,” said Case, a member of the House Appropriations Committee. “While state and county government... 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 »

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'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... Read more »

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