US Representative Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen

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February 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, testified before the Military Construction/ Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee in the U.S. Capitol building this morning to speak on the needs and discrepancies in care for our veterans in American Samoa.

January 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced earlier today that the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded the American Samoa Government $1,100,000 in grant funding from the Zika Healthcare Services Program.

January 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (OH), released the names of the Subcommittee Chairmen for the 115th Congress, including Congresswoman Amata who will continue to serve as the Chairman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Health & Technology.

December 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was pleased to announce today that the

Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded the American Samoa Dept. of Health (ASDOH) $500,000 in grant funding for the Zika Maternal and Child Health Services Program.

December 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced earlier today, that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Service Office has issued a grant in the amount of $2,323,609 in discretionary funds to the American Samoa Department of Health as part of the Pacific Basin Program.

November 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump announced the nomination of Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary.

November 9, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago, A.S. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was notified that the United States Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) has issued a grant in the amount of $93,136 to the American Samoa Department of Health (ASDH) for maternal and child healthcare services.

September 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today, that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Service Office has issued $83,467 in supplementary discretionary funds to the American Samoa Department of Health (ASDOH) as part of the Pacific Basin Program.

August 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ CDC –OSTLTS Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, have awarded a grant in the amount of $82,851 in assistance toward the Preventive Health Services program in American Samoa.

August 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was pleased to announce earlier today that the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention / CDC-NCBDDD National Center For Birth Defects & Developmental Disabilities has awarded the American Samoa Department of Health $400,000 in grant funding for Zika surveillance and monitoring in American Samoa.