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November 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage late Tuesday of a group of bipartisan and broadly supported Veterans’ bills, including two that she cosponsored.

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November 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted Veterans Day 2019 and thanked the Veterans of American Samoa for their service.

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November 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This weekend, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting the remarkable history and 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corps.

 

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November 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming Senate passage of her requested third straight year of additional funds for American Samoa’s operations. The bill passed with unanimous support in the Senate and will now be conferenced with the House bill.

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November 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed young business and government leaders from the Pacific during their visit to Capitol Hill. The group is in the United States through the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program.

 

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October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted House passage this week of two bipartisan bills providing for special honors with commemorative coins, both of which she cosponsored. H.R. 1865 honors our nation’s law enforcement community with a National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin, and H.R.

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October 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed federal funds for American Samoa through the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department. This discretionary grant is designated to the American Samoa Department of Health.

The grant provides about $70,000 (specifically $69,976) in support for maternal and child health services.

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October 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted House passage of the Small Business Development Centers Improvements Act, H.R. 4406, which would reauthorize the much-needed SBDC program for four years. As original cosponsor, she joined Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) on this legislative effort, which passed overwhelmingly this week with bipartisan support.

October 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she is an original cosponsor and lead Republican of a bipartisan effort to assist women entrepreneurs. The bill sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) was introduced this week to help reestablish federal coordinated efforts aimed at helping women-owned businesses succeed.

October 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted congressional action from 2015 resulting in a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study team’s current efforts in American Samoa to report on the Territory’s minimum wage.

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