Press Releases

March 7, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC), in conjunction with the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, held a series of joint hearings last week, in regards to the budget requests of several major Veterans Service Organizations (VSO’s) including, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), the Disabled Veterans of America (DVA), and the American Legion.
March 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, joined First Lady Michelle Obama, and her fellow Members of Congress earlier this week in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol Building to honor and recognize our women veterans.

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March 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, the House Committee on Natural Resources conducted an oversight hearing on Tuesday to examine the Department of the Interior’s Spending Priorities and the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal.

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March 2, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, received praise from Subcommittee Chairman John Fleming during a House Natural Resources - Water Power & Oceans Subcommittee legislative hearing on H.R. 4576, the Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act today on Capitol Hill.
March 2, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, testified before the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) on Capitol Hill today during the Member’s Day hearing. Member’s Day allows House of Representatives Members the opportunity to voice their thoughts on the upcoming fiscal year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), including any legislation that they would like to be added to the bill.
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February 22, 2016 Press Release

Apia –Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, met with United States Veterans who reside in Independent Samoa, to hear some of the issues that affect them and how Congress can help.

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February 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement on Sunday regarding the sudden passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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February 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and Alaska Representative Don Young co-introduced the Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act today, which will help to ensure access to Pacific fisheries for the U.S. fishing fleet that operate in both the North and South Pacific.

February 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, Chaired a House Veterans Affairs, Economic Opportunity Subcommittee hearing regarding the Veterans Administration’s (VA) Home Loan Program, which focused on how the program can be expanded and improved to provide greater access and opportunities for veterans to purchase a home.

February 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and a few other members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee held a luncheon meeting at VA headquarters in Washington, on Thursday with VA Secretary Bob McDonald.

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