Press Releases

April 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Small Business Committee conducted a hearing on small business tax simplification and reform. 

April 7, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, expressed her sincere gratitude to House Education & Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline for his support of a most generous increase in funding for the elementary and secondary education divisions of the American Samoa Department of Education (ASDOE).  The increase is the result of a new formula that Congresswoman Amata wa

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April 4, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago –Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, assisted in opening the Lions Club meeting at American Samoa Community College (ASCC) yesterday, by leading the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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April 1, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, met a few of her Congressional colleagues last night at Pago Pago International Airport, during a stop off for refueling on their way back to the mainland from South Korea.

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March 31, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under the U.S.

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March 30, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago, AS, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was special guest speaker at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) meeting here today.  “I know VFW members have many questions regarding what my office is doing on their behalf.  Let me first acknowledge the fact that everything we do here and in Washington, DC, has an impact or potential impact on all Veterans.  T

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March 24, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, informed local student Seung Ju Myun, a senior at South Pacific Academy in Tafuna, of his acceptance to the United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA) by phone.

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March 21, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago –Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, met with the local Chamber of Commerce last week to discuss some of the things happening in Washington that affect the local economy, and what Congress is doing to help the nation’s small businesses, including those American Samoa.

March 14, 2016 Press Release
Amouli, American Samoa – March 8, 2016 – Congresswoman Aumua Amata held a Town Hall meeting in the lovely village of Amouli at the eastern end of the island of Tutuila. It was a stormy night with heavy rain and possible dangerous road conditions. Some questioned the advisability of making the nearly hour drive. But Amata received a call from the village pulenu’u asking for confirmation and she did confirm that she would be there on time, even if only a few people were able to attend.
March 11, 2016 Press Release
Pago Pago –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, in a letter to Governor Lolo this week, stated that she was pleased to inform the Governor, and American Samoa Government (ASG) officials, that the anticipated increase to elementary and secondary education on the island will be even larger than previously expected.
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