Press Releases

February 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was notified by the West Point Admissions Office that they are offering an appointment to Miss Taylor Va’alele Jessop to be a Member of the Class of 2019.  Taylor is the daughter of Tricia and Douglas Jessop, Jr.

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February 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata this week, joined 24 of her Congressional colleagues in sending a bi-partisan letter to the President regarding the request for an “open process” when declaring sites for a National Monument designation.

February 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata today, participated in the Pacific Basin Development Council’s annual meeting.  The mission of the council is to foster the socioeconomic development in the regions of American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.

February 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata today, attended the annual Coral Reef Task Force’s annual meeting in Washington to join in the discussion on the current health of our coral reefs and the future agenda for ensuring their preservation.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata at a press conference today, urged International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association to come to a quick resolution to the current negotiations to get our ports running again and get the goods to those who need it the most. 

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February 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata participated today in a House VA Committee Hearing entitled, “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2016”.

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February 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata was appointed as the Chairman for the House Subcommittee on Health & Technology this week. “The Small Business Committee is blessed with the expertise, enthusiasm, and energy of both new and returning members who will lead our subcommittees in this Congress.

February 9, 2015 Press Release
Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to voice her support for H.R. 527, the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act.
February 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata signed on to a letter with 84 other House Members to call for a quick resolution to negotiations between the International Longshore Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association.

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February 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Aumua Amata was informed this week by the Disaster Response Chief, Congressional Affairs Division, that the U.S.

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