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April 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, received a small box with a note attached from House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise (LA-01) on Tuesday.

 

April 15, 2015 Press Release

Pago Pago – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, “The talent on display by our high school students is incredible.  I could not be more proud of these young artists and I look forward to sharing this year’s winning piece done by Jane Pelenato with the rest of the nation as it hangs in the U.S.

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April 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement regarding the tentative agreement reached between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).

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April 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement on the recent passage of the bill commonly known as the “Doc Fix”.

April 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata delivered a keynote address to those in attendance at this years’ Pacific Women’s Indigenous Network (PacWIN) Conference held in Honolulu, focusing on the lack of data collection for the region.

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April 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was pleased to learn that Taylor Jessop is now the first American Samoan ever to be accepted to all three service academies.

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March 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata arrived late Monday evening to begin her three week congressional district work period.

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March 25, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata participated in a House Veterans Economic Opportunity Subcommittee hearing regarding several pieces of legislation that are currently before the committee.
March 24, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced the awarding of three grants for American Samoa, totaling $377.944. Two of the grants awarded to American Samoa are from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The first is in the amount of $272,200 and will go to the American Samoa Office of Highway Safety. These funds awarded under the State and Community Highway Safety Grant Program, provide grants to states and territories to improve driver behavior and reduce deaths and injuries from motor vehicle-related crashes.
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