Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement welcoming the next legislative step forward regarding a tax policy priority for American Samoa’s economy.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was presented with an award from her alma mater, the University of Guam, naming her among their Distinguished Alumni. The President of the University, the honorable Dr. Robert Underwood, presented the award in person Thursday evening on the occasion of his speech at historic Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata emphasized in the Natural Resources Committee hearing several shared challenges that the territories face. In her questioning of witnesses, she urged support for strong infrastructure in the territories and equitable health care treatment with the states, and highlighted American Samoa’s shared need with the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Congresswoman Aumua Amata together advanced American Samoa’s economic development interests through a series of meetings throughout the week, including StarKist CEO Andrew Choe, the honorable Governor Gary Herbert of Utah, and also the honorable Randy Quarles, Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day 2017:
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted a week of veterans’ legislative activity as the nation prepares to observe Veterans Day this weekend.
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the introduction of bipartisan veterans’ health legislation introduced to improve community care options. She is an original cosponsor of the VA Care in the Community Act, introduced today by Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe.
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed news that the Chairman’s draft of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act released Thursday includes the American Samoa Economic Development Credit that she requested.
Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata delivered the Congressional Western Caucus Weekly Address, in which she highlighted recent legislation passed by the Natural Resources Committee that would ensure future marine monuments could only be created with local/territorial input and through congressional action.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed and attended this week’s special ceremony and Congressional Gold Medal presentation to Filipino World War II veterans who fought under the flag of the United States.
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