Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House of Representatives passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (an extension of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act - ESEA) on Wednesday, making way for a dramatic increase to education funding for American Samoa.
Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and her colleagues in the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, & Capital Access conducted a hearing entitled, “Employers of Choice: How the Tax Extender Debate Will Affect Small Business”.
Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Chairman Aumua Amata, Chairman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Health & Technology, hosted a roundtable discussion today on Capitol Hill on the topic of rural telecommunications, an issue that is of great importance to American Samoa.
Pago Pago –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, today announced the release of $1.9 million in grant funding to American Samoa through the Office of Insular Affairs’ (OIA) Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program. The funds will be used to support some of the much needed improvements to critical infrastructure in the territory, including a school, a health c
Pago Pago –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, sent the following address out today, to wish the island a very happy Thanksgiving.
Pago Pago –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, joined a group of Army Reservists on Monday for their induction ceremony to officially become United States citizens.