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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 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced House Appropriations Committee passage today of its recommended $251 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Bill. The measure, which now goes to the full House for final approval, includes Case’s requests for more than $300 million for five major construction projects at military installations in Hawai... 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 Honors 75th Anniversary of Liberation of French Town and Rescue of Lost Battalion by 442nd Regimental Combat Team

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HONORING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY 442ND REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM’S LIBERATION OF THE VOSGES MOUNTAINS AND REAFFIRMING THE HISTORIC U.S.-FRANCE ALLIANCE UNITED STATES CONGRESSMAN ED CASE (HAWAI’I) Bruyères, France October 20, 2019 Mayor Bonjean, Councilors Poirat and Tarantola, Mayor Caldwell, Consul General McDonald, Consul Maman, distinguished guests, citizens of France and o... Read more »

Case Represents Congress at 75th Anniversary Ceremonies for 100th/442nd Nisei Troops in France

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(Honolulu, HI) – U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) today represented the United States Congress at ceremonies in and around Bruyères, France to honor soldiers of the U.S. Army’s storied 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT) on the 75th anniversary of some of their most notable achievements. In October 1944 the 442nd RCT, by then incorporating the equally storied 100th Infantry Battalion... Read more »

House Approves Three Case Amendments in Passage of Annual Defense Bill

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(Honolulu, HI) – The full U.S. House has approved three floor amendments by U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i – District 1) in its passage today of H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The NDAA is the federal government’s annual approval of overall defense spending. This year’s NDAA as approved by the House authorizes a total of $733 billion for the upcomi... 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 »

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... Read more »

Case Delivers Speech Honoring USS Missouri

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Mr Speaker: I rise to recognize the 75th birthday of one of the most iconic ships ever to sail the seven seas, the US. Navy’s USS Missouri. “Mighty Mo”, our last battleship, was commissioned June 11, 1944 after being laid down and launched at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She went on to one of the longest and most distinguished careers of any Navy ship ever, earning eleven battle stars in three wars: Wo... Read more »

Case Delivers Memorial Day Speech in Waikiki

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Aloha. Three days ago, early on a beautiful clear Spring morning in Washington, DC, just as beautiful for our national’s capital as this morning is for us here in our Hawai‘i, I joined a few of my colleagues in beginning our remembrances on this Memorial Day weekend by laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery. We laid our wreath at the grave of Army Infantry Sergeant John Blacknall of Virgin... Read more »

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