Press Releases

April 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming $411,385 in CARES Act funds for American Samoa’s health priorities through the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department.

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata praised bipartisan passage of the $484 billion Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which restores the PPP small business assistance fund.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is sharing an update on the status of stimulus checks following a conference call briefing with senior Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials, and highlighted IRS plans for a web portal shortly for this program in the territories.

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming more than $2.2 million through the recent CARES Act for American Samoa’s law enforcement community to use for coronavirus emergency response and safety measures.

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April 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is hailed Senate passage of a bill to replenish the urgently needed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small business assistance, including new support for hospitals and small lenders.

April 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is congratulating Governor Lolo Moliga upon his announcement of the delivery of CARES Act funds, and also expressed her appreciation for Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin upon timely delivery of this much-needed assistance for American Samoa.

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April 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in appreciation of President Trump’s disaster declaration for American Samoa:

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April 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is calling for rapid passage of the necessary Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds to process loans that are already in the pipeline, and help potential applicants who have not yet completed the process.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting ongoing CARES Act federal funding for COVID-19 response national emergency efforts in American Samoa.

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April 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming a housing grant of $16,404 that helps the very low income through the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Department, led by Secretary Dr. Ben Carson.

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