Press Releases

November 17, 2015 Press Release

Pago Pago –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, made the following statement in recognition and support of National Entrepreneurs Day.  Committee Chairman Steve Chabot introduced House Resolution 511 earlier this month with Committee Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), which recognizes the third Tuesday in November as National Entrepreneurs’ Day.

November 9, 2015 Press Release
Pago Pago –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day 2015. “As we come together today to recognize the service of all who have served in our nation’s armed forces, let us take a moment to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedoms and could not be here today to join in the celebration. Let us also remember those young men and women who at this very moment are in far off lands, standing between the forces of oppression and freedom loving people everywhere.
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November 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, took to the House Floor earlier this week in support of an amendment to the Surface Transportation Authorization bill that was cosponsored by both she and Congressman Sablan from the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI).

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November 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, Two high-ranking officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs refused to testify Monday night at a congressional hearing on allegations that they manipulated the agency's hiring system for their own gain.

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October 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, met with two doctors, who specialize in treating Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) earlier this week to discuss the virtual epidemic of RHD that American Samoa is currently suffering from.

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October 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata’s, local district office will be teaming up with the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Admissions office next week to conduct outreach to some of the local high schools and organizations.

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October 28, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement after the conclusion of the House Speaker elections Wednesday afternoon.
October 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, joined her colleagues on the House floor Tuesday evening to salute resigning Speaker of the House, John Boehner.  Friday marks the final day of Mr. Boehner’s Speakership and it is widely expected that Paul Ryan of Wisconsin will succeed him.

October 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Administration (HHS) has awarded a grant in the amount of $95,564 to the LBJ Medical Center in Pago Pago for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services.

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October 23, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Administration (HHS) has awarded American Samoa a grant in the amount of $249,620 for energy assistance.
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