Press Releases

August 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata updated the status of the Small Business Administration (SBA) economic aid for American Samoa’s small businesses and nonprofits.

August 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata recognized Purple Heart Day 2020 and honored American Samoa’s Purple Heart Veterans. 

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August 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), which supports the National Park of American Samoa, and the important Land Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

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August 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted the birthday of the United States Coast Guard, established on August 4, 1790.

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August 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is reminding any remaining small businesses and employers that the current deadline for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan is August 8, and highlighting information regarding forgiveness of some loans. 

 

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a discretionary grant through the Pacific Basin program for the American Samoa Department of Health.

The health services grant entitled Health Centers is for a total of $2,343,073 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA).

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July 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata and Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) worked together in introducing the bipartisan Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced Treatment Report Act (the REACH VET Report Act).

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July 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata  took part in a vote and mark up of bills in the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC). She highlighted four Veterans bills she recently cosponsored, including two passed Thursday by the Committee.

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July 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata updated the growing Small Business Administration (SBA) economic aid for American Samoa’s small businesses and nonprofits.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata  hailed House passage of bipartisan legislation managing the nation’s water infrastructure, which includes expedited feasibility studies for much-needed stabilizing efforts in Aunu‘u Harbor and Tutuila.

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