Press Releases

February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has been named Vice Ranking Member of the full Committee on Small Business for the 116th Congress.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced that she will continue to serve and gained seniority on three Committees for the 116th Congress: the Natural Resources Committee, the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and the Small Business Committee.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement regarding the passing of Associate Justice Lyle Richmond:

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January 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., said, ‘The time is always right to do what is right.’ On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we celebrate the memory and legacy of this great civil rights leader.

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January 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a compromise proposal to end the shutdown:

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January 17, 2019 Press Release

Pago Pago – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata held a town hall meeting with Veterans in American Samoa to discuss the status of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other federal services, including the partial federal government shutdown.

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January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a new law, passed by Congress and promptly signed by President Trump this week, that guarantees furloughed federal employees their back pay when the government fully reopens.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed important congressional news for American Samoa. The House of Representatives today passed H.R.

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January 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata provided information on the status of the partial shutdown of the federal government, and will not be taking her congressional pay until the shutdown ends. She also suggested that people should take time to pray for all the leaders of both parties, that they might have wisdom and be able to come together.

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January 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced nominations of 10 students for consideration by the service academies.

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