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January 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata congratulated Dr. Tsai Ing-wen upon being reelected by the people of Taiwan to continue leading as President.


December 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement following tragic news of the New Zealand volcano eruption:

“We’re shocked and saddened by the tragic news out of New Zealand. Our hearts go out to the families of those missing. New Zealand is our neighbor and friend in the Pacific, and a beautiful place full of wonderful people. Our prayers are with them today.”



December 9, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Laumua i Uosigitone – Aso Gafua, Na tuuina atu e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata lea saunoaga ona o se tala pagatia i le Mauga mu i Niusila:

November 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed young business and government leaders from the Pacific during their visit to Capitol Hill. The group is in the United States through the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program.


September 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a joint hearing of the Natural Resources Committee, on which she serves, and the Foreign Affairs Committee, examining the role of the key partnerships the United States has with the Freely Associated States in the Pacific. The hearing was entitled, Sustaining Insular Relationships, and focused on extending the future of U.S.

July 29, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Uosigitone, D.C. –Aso Gafua, Na talia e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata le faatuina e pei ona faamoemoeina o le Aliikonekeresi ia John Ratcliffe, o se uso galue, ina ia avea ma Faatonu o le Au Iloilo Faamatalaga e puipuia le saogalemu o le malo aoao., ma na tuuina mai ai le nei saunoaga:

July 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomes House passage of two legislative actions she cosponsored to strengthen the key diplomatic, economic and security relationship between the United States and Israel.

The House passed the bipartisan United States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act, H.R. 1837, which she cosponsored. This bill was introduced by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), who also serves as Chairman of the House Committee on Ethics, and led a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Israel and the region in early July.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata joined lead sponsor Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and other original cosponsors Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA), Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA), Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), and Rep. Donna E. Shalala (D-FL) in introducing the bipartisan Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.3456). 

June 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata congratulated the people of Samoa upon their 57th anniversary celebration of independence, and highlighted their continued friendship with American Samoa and the United States.

Amata at Samoa celebration
Congresswoman Amata enjoying the celebration of  Samoa Independence 

May 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted the Taiwan Relations Act, and gave remarks at a Capitol event celebrating 40 years of this important legislation.