Economy & Jobs (Small Business)
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Washington, DC –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata and the Small Business Committee held a roundtable on the best ways to help veteran-owned small businesses.
Washington, DC –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, this morning in the U.S. Capitol building, introduced legislation, the American Samoa Jobs Protection and Expansion Act, which will do a great deal in assisting American Samoa’s ability to retain and attract new businesses to the territory.
Washington, D.C. –Friday, The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 10 Financial CHOICE Act yesterday. Included in H.R. 10 was Congresswoman Amata’s bill H.R. 385, which would eliminate the long wait times for checks to clear in both American Samoa and the Northern Marianas.
Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, at her first hearing as Administrator for SBA, Rep. Aumua Amata reminded SBA Chief Linda McMahon of all Samoans who have wrestled for her in her previous capacity along with her husband Vince McMahon as CEO of the WWE
Amata and Administrator McMahon
Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, At the House Small Business Committee hearing today, Aumua reminded her colleagues and witnesses that any reform of the tax code must take American Samoa and the other territories into consideration.
Reimagining the Health Care Marketplace for America’s Small Businesses
Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Small Business Committee held a hearing on Reimagining the Health Care Marketplace for America’s Small Businesses. The purpose of the hearing was to examine hurdles facing small businesses in providing health care for their employees.
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.
Pago Pago, A.S. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, I issued the following statement regarding TriMarine’s announcement to suspend their canning operations in American Samoan:
Issues Affecting Economic Growth in the Nation’s Rural Communities
Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access held a hearing on Capitol Hill yesterday entitled, Struggling to Grow: Assessing the Challenges for Small Businesses in Rural America. The purpose of the hearing was to examine hurdles facing rural small businesses and startups following the Great Recession, and figure out a “Better Way to Grow Our Economy”.
Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Natural Resources Committee conducted a mark-up of several bills on Capitol Hill this morning including H.R. 4576, the Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act.