Press Releases

February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has been named Vice Ranking Member of the full Veterans’ Affairs Committee for the 116th Congress. This is in addition to an earlier announcement of the same Vice Ranking Member position for the Small Business Committee.

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February 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata responded to the priorities President Trump outlined in his State of the Union speech, highlighting Veterans’ services, infrastructure plans, a new childhood cancer health initiative, and supporting our military.

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February 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a federal Department of Transportation grant of about $2.8 million for road rehabilitation because of Cyclone Gita.

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February 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a federal grant based on Storm Gita totaling nearly $2 million ($1.925 million) for American Samoa Power Authority.

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February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Over the past week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata has been pleased to welcome dignitaries to American Samoa’s congressional office for briefings, updates and discussions of the Pacific region.

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February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has been named Vice Ranking Member of the full Committee on Small Business for the 116th Congress.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced that she will continue to serve and gained seniority on three Committees for the 116th Congress: the Natural Resources Committee, the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and the Small Business Committee.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement regarding the passing of Associate Justice Lyle Richmond:

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January 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., said, ‘The time is always right to do what is right.’ On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we celebrate the memory and legacy of this great civil rights leader.

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January 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a compromise proposal to end the shutdown:

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