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Remarks by Congressman Ed Case in Support of S. 1760 (Daniel Kahikina Akaka Department of Veterans Affairs Community-based Outpatient Clinic)

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Madam Speaker, I rise today to join my colleagues in strong support of House passage of S. 1760, introduced by my colleague, Senator Mazie Hirono, and passed unanimously by the Senate. This critical measure, companion legislation to HR 3406, which I co-introduced in the House with its principal sponsor, Congressman Kaiali’i Kahele, will designate the new community-based outpatient clinic of the De...

Testimony of Congressman Ed Case in Support of S.R. 32

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Senator Clarence Nishihara, Chair, Senator Lynn DeCoite, Vice Chair, and members of the Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs: Thank you for holding this hearing today on a resolution that would honor the memory and the extraordinary heroism of Telesforo Trinidad. As I and several of my colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives stated in a letter last May ...

Case Commemorates Launch of 'Go For Broke' Stamp

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Floor Speech on 'Go For Broke' Special Order

Congressman Ed Case spoke on behalf of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in commemoration of the U.S. Postal Service's June 3, 2021 launch of the Go For Broke: Japanese Americans Soldiers of World War II, which honors the perseverance and patriotism of Japanese Americans fighting to defend our nation during World War II. You can view the Congressman's full...

Statement in Support of Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act

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Madam Speaker, H.R. 4153, the Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act, will ensure that Native American veterans have equal access to healthcare, regardless of their location of residence, by expanding Department of Veterans Affairs, VA, funding to include urban Indian health centers. The Indian Health Service acts as the primary Federal agency responsible for providing healthcare to fede...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...