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September 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata was privileged to meet Wednesday afternoon with President Hilda Heine of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Marshall Islands Minister of Foreign Affairs John Silk and Ambassador to the United States Gerald Zackios.

 

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Wednesday, Aumua Amata gave an inspiring speech to the Asian and Pacific Islanders employees of FEMA yesterday. Speaking from the heart, the Congresswoman spoke on her own experiences as a Pacific Islander American, and what that means to the people of the region. The Congresswoman’s words were well received and portrayed the sincere love all Asian –Pacific Islander Americans have for our great nation. Prior to speaking, the Congresswoman was encouraged and inspired by the stories of others that were at the celebration.

November 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, in a response to President-Elect Donald Trump’s announcement on Monday regarding his plan to withdraw the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Congresswoman Amata released the following statement in support of the President’s proposal.

August 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was invited to speak to those in attendance for a performance from the world renowned Taiwan Vox Choir last Sunday evening in Washington.

July 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, who serves as the Vice –Chairman of the House Natural Resources, Indian, Insular, & Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee, voiced her support for the implementation of the Palau Compact during a legislative hearing yesterday on H.R. 4531, which would approve an agreement between the United States and the Republic of Palau.

April 1, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, met a few of her Congressional colleagues last night at Pago Pago International Airport, during a stop off for refueling on their way back to the mainland from South Korea.

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Congresswoman Amata with Senators Fischer, Cochran, and Barrasso, and Representatives Black and Duncan

December 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, served as the Keynote Speaker for the Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) Congressional Seminar held on Capitol Hill last week.

September 16, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata, “I am always encouraged whenever I learn of new organizations whose mission is to help promote and assist Pacific Islanders in achieving their goals,” said Amata. “It is the work of these organizations that has helped many of our people reach higher and do more than they ever thought possible, and I encourage our young people to get involved and take advantage of the opportunities that groups like the Islands Society provide,” stated Amata.
May 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, “I am excited and honored to be with you today.  I cherish these occasions, because we Samoans are particularly proud of our brothers and sisters who serve in the armed forces to protect the freedoms we all treasure, and even more so, because I come from a family with a strong military tradition.

May 6, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following Statement for the Congressional Record in recognition of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.