Press Releases

September 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata voted on a series of ten bills marked up and passed by the Natural Resources Committee, and notably, cosponsored and supported a bipartisan bill sponsored by Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) to designate Pacific World War II sites in Hawai’i as national sites for permanent preservation.

September 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed federal funds for the Pacific Youth and Community Development program in American Samoa.

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September 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a total of $535,000 in federal funding for two health-related programs in American Samoa.

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September 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed over $23.3 million in federal resources to American Samoa for much-needed airport renovation projects to improve the pavement.

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September 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata voted for the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act, H.R. 6510, which she cosponsored. This legislation provides funding to reduce maintenance backlogs and support restorative efforts at National Parks and wildlife refuges.

September 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed over $90,000 in federal funds for the American Samoa Department of Health to support preventive care.

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August 31, 2018 Press Release

Pago Pago – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in honor of our Veterans for the 73rd Anniversary of V-J Day:

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August 31, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed over $1 million in federal funds through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for American Samoa’s coastal management.

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August 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed nearly $100,000 in federal funds through the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department for American Samoa’s Family Professional Partnership and Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) programs.

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August 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed $657,646 in federal funds through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the American Samoa Department of Homeland Security for a variety of tsunami preparations.

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