US Representative Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen

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Press Releases

April 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Thursday, President Trump signed S. 544 into law yesterday, which eliminates the termination date for the successful Veteran’s Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014.

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April 18, 2017 Press Release

Pago Pago, AS –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced that during his visit Sunday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will dedicate the Veterans Administration outpatient clinic to the memory of the late Congressman Eni F.H.

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April 13, 2017 Press Release
Departs today for Tutuila

Pago Pago – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, held several town-hall meetings over the last few days in the Manu’a Islands, to meet with constituents, hear their concerns, and update them on the work being done in Washington on their behalf.

April 10, 2017 Press Release

Pago Pago, AS –Monday, Aumua Amata departed for the Manu’a Islands today, where she will be conducting town hall meetings and visiting with the local school children over the next few days.

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April 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, at her first hearing as Administrator for SBA, Rep. Aumua Amata reminded SBA Chief Linda McMahon of all Samoans who have wrestled for her in her previous capacity along with her husband Vince McMahon as CEO of the WWE

April 5, 2017 Press Release
Amata seeks to ensure Women Veterans have same access

Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata and the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) held a hearing on the effectiveness of the actions the VA has taken to realign and rectify flaws in the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) program.  Fixing the VCL is a top priority of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.

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April 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant in the amount of $1,740,439 to assist in funding the retrofit of the Tafuna Power Plant.

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April 3, 2017 Press Release
Unveiling Ceremony Next on Docket

Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata: Last Friday, President Trump signed into federal law Rep. Aumua Amata's bill, H.R. 1362, which names the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Tafuna in honor of American Samoa's late Congressman Eni F. H. Faleomavaega.  Henceforth, it will be known as the “Eni F. H. Faleomavaega VA Clinic.”

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March 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata appealed to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross the importance of removing the prohibition of American fisherman to fish in the waters of the National Marine Monuments.

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March 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, at a hearing of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Congresswoman Aumua Amata called for more local input into federal environmental decision-making.

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