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November 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has cosponsored H.R.4305, the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act, introduced by Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH).

November 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a variety of hearings, including examining a fishing report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), reviewing efforts to protect Veterans from online fraud, along with hearings on supporting rural and remote small businesses, and updating child protection services in Native American communities.

November 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of a small business bill that also support Veterans.

On Wednesday, the House passed the bipartisan Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment Act, better known as the VA-SBA Act, H.R. 1615. Congresswoman Amata cosponsored this bill, introduced by Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS). This bill came through the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Small Business, and she serves on both.

November 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of a bill honoring the World War II service of “Rosie the Riveter.”

The Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019, H.R. 1773, which Amata cosponsored, recognizes all the women in the United States who joined the workforce during World War II. The bill attracted widespread bipartisan support, and has a counterpart bill in the Senate.

November 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage late Tuesday of a group of bipartisan and broadly supported Veterans’ bills, including two that she cosponsored.

“On the week of Veterans Day, the House is voting on a series of Veterans bills,” said Aumua Amata, Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. “Our nation has serious commitments to our Veterans for the rest of their lifetimes. These bills each address some aspect that’s important to a portion of our Veteran population.”

 

October 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage earlier this week of several Veterans’ bills, including two that she cosponsored.

October 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata said that Chairman Mark Takano of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will plan on a trip to American Samoa as soon as possible to speak to the Veterans, as this week’s visit was canceled due to changes in the schedule caused by Typhoon Hagibis in CNMI. The Congressional Delegation (CODEL) will be able to meet with Pacific Veterans in Hawaii before Members of Congress depart for Washington, D.C.

October 7, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

CODEL upon arrival in GuamLaumua i Uosigitone—Aso Gafua, Saunoa le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata ua fuafua le Taitaifono o le Komiti o Mataupu tau Vetereni ia Mark Takano i se malaga mo Amerika Samoa i se taimi vave e talafeagai e talanoa ai i Vetereni, talu ai ua le taunuu le malaga mai i le vaiaso nei ona o suiga e pogai i le Afā o Hagibis i le CNMI.  O le a mafai ona feiloai Suitofia o le Aumalaga a le Konekeresi ma Vetereni o le Pasefika i Hawaii a o le i tuuvaa atu Sui o le Konekeresi mo le Laumua i Uosigitone.   

 

October 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting an opportunity for the Veterans of American Samoa to speak to the Chairman of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Members of Congress.

October 4, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Veterans CODEL in GuamLaumua i Uosigitone—Aso Faraile, O loo faatāua e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata se avanoa mo Vetereni o Amerika Samoa e talanoa ai i le Taitaifono o le Komiti o Mataupu mo Vetereni faapea Sui o le Konekeresi.