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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard seeks Hawaii student entries for 2018 Congressional App Challenge

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced that she is accepting submissions from Hawai‘i middle and high school students for the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a nationwide app competition. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said: “The Congressional App Competition is an innovative opportunity for our students to share their unique talents and creativity with people across Hawaiʻi and […]

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AARP Analysis: 56,000 Hawaii residents will lose insurance if the Senate health care bill passes

About 56,000 Hawaii residents will lose health care coverage by 2022 under the Senate’s health care bill, according to a new analysis of the legislation by the AARP Public Policy Institute.

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Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2061), which honors federal civilian employees who make the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their nation.  The legislation authorizes federal agencies to give an American flag to families of federal civilian employees killed on the job as a result of a criminal act, terrorism, a natural disaster, or an extraordinary event as determined by the President.

Congress passes legislation honoring federal employees killed in the line of duty

Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2061), which honors federal civilian employees who make the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their nation. The legislation authorizes federal agencies to give an American flag to families of federal civilian employees killed on the job as a result of a […]

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Abercrombie to step down; Case to step up

Abercrombie to step down; Case to step up

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor With U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie resigning his Congressional seat to chase the governor’s job, Big Island native Ed Case is one of three candidates to join straight into the race to replace him. Abercrombie, 71, made the announcement Friday morning on his campaign Web site, although the Democrat […]

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Case announces Congressional run

Case announces Congressional run

Big Island native Ed Case announced his candidacy Saturday on his Web site www.edcase.com. He said: Aloha! I’m excited and humbled today to announce my candidacy to again serve the Hawaii and country I love in our United States Congress (D-HI/1st).  I’ve been honored to serve in elective office over four years in Congress and […]

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