Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomes a federal grant of $2,327,753 from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the American Samoa Department of Health. The Pacific Basin Grant is offered under the Health Center Cluster Program of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed momentum for a bipartisan health bill, on which she is an original cosponsor, that would provide substantial new funding for Medicaid in American Samoa.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata sent a letter to United States Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross expressing the importance of fully counting U.S. Nationals in the United States Census.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is pleased to announce that the winning piece of the Malofie Art Competition, Katie Godinet’s Ava Ceremony, is now displayed in the United States Capitol. Katie’s painting will be displayed for one year, until next year’s art winner is chosen.
Washington, D.C.- Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC) hearing that focused on whistleblowers at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA).
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata joined lead sponsor Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and other original cosponsors Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA), Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA), Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), and Rep. Donna E.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was pleased to confirm that the House Natural Resources Committee has reaffirmed their commitment to hold a hearing to examine the need for a streamlined citizenship choice for those individual U.S. Nationals in American Samoa that want citizenship.
Washington, D.C.- Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended a hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health, examining ways to strengthen health care in the U.S. Territories.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata believes that Justice must be served in the court proceedings of StarKist, but that the people of American Samoa who rely on the cannery must be treated justly as well.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a federal health care grant for American Samoa from the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department.