More on Budget
Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, released the following statement regarding the President’s Budget Proposal for FY-2018, which was issued today.
Congresswoman Amata and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney
Washington, DC –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, today expressed her satisfaction with the bipartisan budget agreement reached over the weekend for the remainder of the fiscal year. "There's no decrease in Interior funding for American Samoa which includes the hospital, community college, and local government operations,” stated Amata.
Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant in the amount of $1,740,439 to assist in funding the retrofit of the Tafuna Power Plant.
Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, took to the witness table twice on Thursday at Member’s day hearings for two separate appropriations subcommittees, who for the last two weeks have been holding Member’s Day hearings, so that House Members may testify before each subcommittee regarding the needs of their districts.
Wants new number to reflect inflation growth
Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, at a House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior fought for and requested a long overdue increase to the funding for American Samoa Government operations; citing the rise in the population, the departure of the cannery and other factors for the increase.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 5325, the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, which provides a 10-week stopgap in government funding.
Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was pleased to announce the release of more than $9.5 million in grant funding to American Samoa through the Office of Insular Affairs’ (OIA) Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program.
Washington D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Puerto Rico debt restructuring legislation, H.R. 5278, better known as PROMESA.
Congresswoman Amata and the House natural Resources Committee
conduct a legislative hearing
Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, would like to provide the people of American Samoa a quick update on some of the federal funds coming to the islands.
Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, the House Committee on Natural Resources conducted an oversight hearing on Tuesday to examine the Department of the Interior’s Spending Priorities and the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal.