More on Veterans
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed House passage of the Identifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act, H.R. 4183. This bipartisan Veterans’ legislation was introduced by Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), with Rep. Amata (R-AS) as the lead Republican on the bill and original cosponsor.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Washington, D.C.—Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage earlier this week of several Veterans’ bills, including two that she cosponsored.
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.
Laumua 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.
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.