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January 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House of Representatives addressed H.R. 276 this afternoon.  The bill amends title 49, United States Code, to ensure reliable air service in American Samoa.

Amata on Floor HR 276
Congresswoman Aumua Amata on the House Floor
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October 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) of U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a grant in the amount of $73,033 as part of PHMSA’s 2016 Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant Program.

“I am grateful that the territories are included in this HMEP Grant Program,” stated Amata. “It is imperative that we continue to fund infrastructure and safety programs for the territories as we continue to develop and move forward.”

September 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was pleased to learn that the Senate passed S. 2360, the Omnibus Territories Act on Thursday morning, and that the bill will now be sent to the House for consideration.

 

September 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a grant in the amount of $6,200,000 to the Government of American Samoa for the construction of a parking lot at Pago Pago International Airport.

Specifically, the funds will be used to construct a parking facility for the use of patrons at Pago Pago International Airport. 

September 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a grant in the amount of $5,400,000 to the Government of American Samoa for the purposes of runway/taxiway lighting rehabilitation.

September 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a grant in the amount of $7 Million in discretionary funding to the American Samoa Government for repairs and rehabilitation of Pago Pago International Airport.

Pago Pago Intl
Pago Pago Intl Airport

September 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a grant in the amount of $150,000 to the American Samoa Government for Pago Pago International Airport. 

August 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a non-discretionary grant in the amount of $300,000 to the American Samoa Government for the Pago Pago International: Update Airport Master Plan Study.

August 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a series of transportation grants to the American Samoa Government for operations at Pago Pago International, Ofu, and Fitiuta Airports.

July 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was pleased to see the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee conduct a business meeting Wednesday to consider several pieces of legislation including Senator Murkowski’s bill, the Omnibus Territories Act, which includes Congresswoman Amata’s cabotage bill.