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US Representative Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen

Proudly Representing American Samoa

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January 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed this week’s combined hearing of two Subcommittees of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs regarding the needs of the veteran homeless population.

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January 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced nominations of fourteen students for consideration by the service academies.

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January 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program will be considering applications from a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a position at her American Samoa office in Pago Pago. To be considered, all applications must be directed to the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program via the USAjobs.gov website.

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January 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata cosponsored and highlighted a bill unanimously passed by the Natural Resources Committee to expand and improve the Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) program.

January 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed nearly $10 million in a variety of grants from the U.S. Interior Department to American Samoa.

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January 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement honoring the life and ministry of Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints:

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January 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a $2,321,000 federal grant for the American Samoa Department of Health, for the Pacific Basin Health Center Cluster program.

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December 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed an important decision by the Justice Department adding the American Samoa Government to the agreement between StarKist and federal agencies. This action, in response to inquiries by Congresswoman Amata and Governor Lolo, redirects $2.6 million in agreed upon funds back from Washington to American Samoa.

December 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed Congressional action renewing funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which helps ensure access to medical care for many children throughout the country, including American Samoa. Congresswoman Amata also called for the program to be fully reauthorized and funded for the long term.

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December 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted veterans’ legislation that passed the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in the Committee’s final votes of 2017.

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