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March 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Capitol Hill this afternoon to examine ways the VA might improve their hiring practices, and retain good employees.

March 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, released the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 1367, To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC), in conjunction with the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, held a series of joint hearings this week, regarding the budget requests of several major Veterans Service Organizations (VSO’s) including, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), the Disabled Veterans of America (DVA), and the American Legion.

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.

February 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and her fellow colleagues on the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health hosted a roundtable meeting with the national veterans’ service organizations (VSO’s) on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning to discuss the legislative goals and priorities for our nation’s veterans in the 115th Congress.

January 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement following her assignment to two Subcommittees on the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) for the 115th Congress by Committee Chairman Phil Roe (TN).

January 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement in reaction to Dr. David Shulkin being appointed to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.

I am happy to see that the President-elect has chosen Dr. David Shulkin to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Shulkin is currently serving as the Under-Secretary of Health with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and acts at the Chief Executive of the Veterans Health Administration in that role.

January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement regarding the House passage of two veterans’ bills on Tuesday.

December 7, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement to observe the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, HI by Imperial Japan on December 7, 1941.

coleman and ikePearl Harbor Attack survivor Tali Peter T. Coleman meets with President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the White House Oval Office.

December 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, took to the House Floor on Friday afternoon to express her support and pleasure of the passage of S. 1555, the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act


Congresswoman Amata speaking on the House Floor Friday
in Support of the Filipino Veterans of WWII Congressional Gold Medal Act