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July 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has cosponsored the bipartisan House Resolution honoring the upcoming centennial of Women’s Suffrage and the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

The Resolution highlights two upcoming dates of historic importance: August 18, 2020, which marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment gaining the approval of the required three-fourths of the states; and August 26, 2020, which marks the centennial of the amendment officially becoming part of the Constitution.

July 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement upon the passing of Congressman John Lewis:

May 15, 2020 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Laumua i Uosigitone – Aso Faraile, Ua tuuina mai e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata se faamatalaga e uiga i taumafaiga i totonu o le Konekeresi e aga’i se taumafaiga fou e fesoasoani i le tamaoaiga:

 

 

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is sharing an update on the status of stimulus checks following a conference call briefing with senior Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials, and highlighted IRS plans for a web portal shortly for this program in the territories.

April 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is congratulating Governor Lolo Moliga upon his announcement of the delivery of CARES Act funds, and also expressed her appreciation for Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin upon timely delivery of this much-needed assistance for American Samoa.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in appreciation of President Trump’s disaster declaration for American Samoa:

April 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is letting independent or private nonprofit schools, or church or faith-based schools in American Samoa know that Congress included them in the assistance options. These assistance options are part of a joint program, the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program, between the U.S. Treasury and directly administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This assistance follows the same principles as the similar help offered to churches and small businesses, based on similar categories of payrolls.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming important clarification from President Trump that the $1,200 coronavirus relief checks from the CARES Act include seniors who receive Social Security and no longer work.

April 2, 2020 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Luamua i Uosigitone, - Aso Tofi, Ua talia e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata faapupulaga manino mai le Peresetene o Trump e uiga i siaki fesoasoani mo le coronavirus e $1,200 mai le Tulafono CARES  e aofia ai tagata matutua o loo tali Saogalemu ma e le o toe faigaluega.

April 1, 2020 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Laumua i Uosigitone – Aso Lulu, Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata i ekalesia i totonu o Amerika Samoa le tuuina atu e le Konekeresi o auala e maua ai fesoasoani e mafai foi ona faatatau i ekalesia ma faalapotopotoga e le maua ai se tupe mama e agavaa i totonu o le Tulafono CARES e ala atu i le Pulega a Pisinisi Laiti (SBA), ma e mafai e lea fesoasoani ona totogi le tele o pili mo vaiaso e valu.