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Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed completion of legislative efforts to combat harassment in Congress, and safeguard better workplace policies. The bill was passed late last week both by the House and the Senate, and has been sent to President Trump to be signed into law.
Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement honoring the tremendous life of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States:
Pago Pago – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata clarified that U.S. National status will not change despite national news reports of current political debates or proposals in the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement of condolences regarding the passing of Senator Galea'i Moaali'itele Tu'ufuli:
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement regarding the passing of Utu Abe Malae:
"I will miss Utu Abe Malae deeply, and I know that many of us share a heavy sense of loss. I’m saddened beyond words by this news, and my heart is with his family and those closest to him. He was a dear friend of many years, a superb man of decency and honor, and a highly respected and trusted public servant in American Samoa. A man of compassion, he cared for the people of American Samoa, and helped so many of our people over the years.
PAGO PAGO. Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in honor of the heroic life of Senator John McCain:
"I first met Senator McCain in 2000, when he made his initial run for President. Although American Samoa had Republican convention delegate votes beginning in 1992, Sen. McCain was the first candidate to really make a pitch for them."
PAGO PAGO – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement supporting raising the marriage age in American Samoa:
"Sometimes the most important decisions we make as people are not about the day-to-day basics like the budget and government services, but decisions that go more deeply into our own values.
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement of condolences for the Samoan community in the state of Washington as they mourn the loss of several lives in a tragic vehicle accident.
Pago Pago – Monday, July 9, 2018, Congresswoman Aumua Amata sponsored a gathering today as a sendoff for the volunteer firefighters of the American Samoa Fire Crew, leaving July 17, to help fight fires in California. This marks the 18th time American Samoa has provided much needed firefighters to help fight California fires. There have never been any serious injuries.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement updating immigration policy efforts, and welcoming President Trump’s announcement: