Press Releases

March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata gave a statement in the Committee on Natural Resources to make the case in Washington, D.C. that much-needed reforms are needed for the marine monuments on behalf of American Samoa.

March 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed President Trump’s signing into law the largest land management act of the past 10 years, the bipartisan John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, S. 47.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the official nomination of David Bernhardt as the next Secretary of the Interior.

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March 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata cosponsored a Veterans bill, which was introduced this week; the House passed three other bipartisan VA health bills; and she took part in a House/Senate Joint Hearing with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

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March 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata congratulated Rep. Don Young of Alaska, the Dean of the House, and now the longest serving Republican in the history of the Congress.

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March 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in the first full Committee hearing of the 116th Congress in the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, which will help set up the legislative work for the year ahead and establish priorities. VA Secretary Robert Wilkie testified in a hearing titled, A Vision for the Future of the VA.

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February 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a Joint Senate/House Veterans hearing, attended by hundreds of Veterans at the U.S. Capitol. She also welcomed passage of a bill containing better Pacific volcano monitoring, and studying the possibility of future observatories in American Samoa, Guam and CNMI.

 

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February 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended the Senate Energy and Natural Resources hearing, and welcomed the unity of message among the several Territories in the testimony on shared needs that include American Samoa, such as efforts to extend Medicaid funds.

February 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended the annual Interagency Group on Insular Affairs (IGIA), and delivered remarks in support of American Samoa’s needs.

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February 20, 2019 Press Release

Pago Pago—Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata discussed a variety of issues with seniors at a well-attended congressional town hall meeting.

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