Washington, DC – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in the 70th Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, which included numerous military and government dignitaries, a military fly over, and a keynote speech by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John M.
Washington, DC – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is pleased to inform her constituents that the U.S. Senate has passed a disaster relief bill containing Amata’s $18 million provision for nutrition assistance in American Samoa, and her request for a 100 percent match for Medicaid.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed news that Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma has granted a request to allow American Samoa and the other Territories to spend the last amount of certain ACA money that is otherwise set to expire this coming December.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she is an original cosponsor of a new bill this week to expand Pacific Veterans healthcare introduced by a bipartisan group of five Representatives
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed this week’s first look at the House Interior Appropriations bill, which contains her request for a third straight yearly increase for American Samoa, which is over $2.5 million more than the federal budget proposal for American Samoa Government.
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement highlighting 50 years since the Apollo 10 astronauts came to Pago Pago after a successful mission that was instrumental in the U.S. Space Program’s rapid advances of 1969:
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed House passage of a slate of Veterans bills, including several she cosponsored, and took part in a Committee hearing on the ongoing problem and national tragedy of Veteran suicides.
Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata and the Natural Resources Committee conducted a budget and policy hearing with Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, and she placed a focus on American Samoa’s fishing needs.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was humbled to speak in honor of Women Veterans at a special wreath laying ceremony at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which she cosponsored and supported in a prior Committee vote last week. On Tuesday, Congresswoman Amata and other Congressional leaders held a press event on the U.S.