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August 26, 2018 Press Release

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."

 

August 16, 2018 Press Release

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.

July 16, 2018 Press Release

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.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

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.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement updating immigration policy efforts, and welcoming President Trump’s announcement:

May 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata honored the accomplished life of former Governor Pedro "Teno" Pangelinan Tenorio, who led a life of public service to the people of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Congresswoman Amata released the following statement:

May 3, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in recognition of the National Day of Prayer:

“On this National Day of Prayer, we all have much to be thankful for as part of this great country. In American Samoa, we recently observed our patriotic Flag Day celebrations, and that wonderful week always includes a community church service that helps us remember to be grateful to God for our lives, families and country.

April 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is pleased to announce the winners of the Malofie Congressional Art Competition. This year’s first-place winner is Samoana High School’s Katie Godinet with her artwork entitled “My Traditional Wear.” The second-place winner is Da In Myung of South Pacific Academy with her artwork entitled “My Flag—My American Samoa.” Third-place honors were earned by Trish Buenavista of Fa’asao Marist High School with her artwork entitled “New Culture.”

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata congratulated the American Samoa Society upon winning the national Roc C. Haines Award as the Outstanding State or Territorial Society of the Year within the National Conference of State and Territorial Societies (NCSS). The prestigious award was announced in Washington, D.C., at the Cherry Blossom Grand Ball, the leading event of the 2017-2018 year.

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata honored the remarkable life of former First Lady Barbara Bush, only the second in history along with Abigail Adams to be both the wife and mother of Presidents of the United States. Mrs. Bush passed away late Tuesday at 92 but leaves a rich legacy that includes a dedication to her country, her family, and promoting reading.

Congresswoman Amata released the following statement: