Press Releases

January 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata said she appreciates decisive and unanimous action by the Fono (American Samoa’s Legislature) through their Concurrent Resolution, which shows the nation that the strong support of American Samoa’s elected officials is behind the right of self-determination on the citizenship question and regard for the traditions of Fa’a Samoa.

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January 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

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January 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata congratulated Dr. Tsai Ing-wen upon being reelected by the people of Taiwan to continue leading as President.

 

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January 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

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January 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the announcement by DOI Assistant Secretary Doug Domenech of nearly half a million in federal funds for the public health emergency response to the Pacific measles outbreak.

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January 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was humbled and blessed to spend several days over the holidays, including Christmas Day, with U.S. troops in the Middle East. A group of eight Members of Congress welcomed the opportunity to help serve a Christmas meal to hundreds of U.S.

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December 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement regarding impeachment and several legislative successes over the past two weeks for American Samoa:

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming another positive development in Congress, the extension of the American Samoa Economic Development Credit, an ongoing policy priority for American Samoa's jobs and local economy.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

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.

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December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata said her request for a third straight year of additional funds for American Samoa’s operations is in the final appropriations bill in Congress.

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