Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a food safety grant of nearly $50,000 in federal funds for the American Samoa Department of Agriculture.
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement of condolences for the Samoan community in the state of Washington as they mourn the loss of several lives in a tragic vehicle accident.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended a United States Air Force Change of Command Ceremony at which Colonel James S. Mehta formally relinquished Command of the Sixth Field Investigations to Colonel Vasaga Tilo, Jr., at a June 11 ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawai’i.
Pago Pago – Monday, July 9, 2018, Congresswoman Aumua Amata sponsored a gathering today as a sendoff for the volunteer firefighters of the American Samoa Fire Crew, leaving July 17, to help fight fires in California. This marks the 18th time American Samoa has provided much needed firefighters to help fight California fires. There have never been any serious injuries.
Congresswoman Aumua Amata is pleased to announce that joint efforts between herself, Governor Lolo, and their respective teams in American Samoa and Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata offered an amendment to the VA COST SAVINGS Act that was passed with bipartisan support.
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata spoke on the House floor in support of the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, H.R. 299. The House passed the legislation later that evening.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed two significant developments for American Samoa, at Amata’s request, in the Senate Interior Appropriations bill led by Chairman Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the availability of $300,000 in federal grant funds for American Samoa from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement updating immigration policy efforts, and welcoming President Trump’s announcement: