Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming federal funds for an essential airport runway rehabilitation project in Ofu. Under the recent CARES Act, the federal share of this Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant is increased to 100 percent.
Pago Pago – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata held a town hall meeting at Aumoeualogo Guest House in Aoa village to discuss issues, economic efforts, recent legislation, events in Washington, and federal services for constituents.
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed House passage Friday of her request in Interior Appropriations for American Samoa, which would be a fourth straight yearly increase for American Samoa’s budget.
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced that last week she took part as an original cosponsor in the introduction of new legislation to help military families as they fight COVID-19, the COVID-19 Benefits for Active Duty Servicemembers, the Reserve Components, and their Survivors Act of 2020.
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting a grant notice of $125,000 for the American Samoa Department of Health from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted provisions in the Defense legislation passed by the House this week, including a measure she cosponsored, a welcome increase in pay for the Armed Forces, and a commitment to the Pacific region.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata provided an update on the growth in economic aid from the Small Business Administration (SBA), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury Department, for American Samoa’s small businesses and nonprofits, due to Congress having passed several rounds of economic relief legislation since March.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a $1.1 million grant — funded by the historic CARES Act that became law on March 27th — from the Federal Transit Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), for the American Samoa Department of Public Works.
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has cosponsored the bipartisan House Resolution honoring the upcoming centennial of Women’s Suffrage and the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement upon the passing of Congressman John Lewis: