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June 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata has taken part in an oversight letter this week from the leadership of the House Committee on Small Business to the Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza on ways to continue improving the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and advance program.

June 10, 2020 Press Release

Pago Pago—Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata said she was blessed to be able to return to American Samoa during the House district work period due to a military-operated FEMA/medical flight to the islands that had room on the way. She released the following statement:

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June 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata  is welcoming a grant of $943,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for improvements to the Port of Pago Pago, American Samoa.

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June 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata said this week’s update of the Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance programs continues to show more American Samoa businesses getting much-needed aid.

June 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming the announcement of over $1 million in federal funds for American Samoa’s law enforcement.

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June 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata is provided a summary of the changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) since President Trump signed the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act into law Friday.

June 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed Senate passage of bipartisan legislation to give more flexibility to small businesses as they use Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) assistance, which is helping over 130 employers in American Samoa so far.

June 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming a CARES Act grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of about $800,000 ($796,914) for housing-related programs.

June 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata said the weekly update of the Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance programs once again shows new loans for American Samoa. The combined total is now 154 loans, a weekly increase of 19, for a new sum of $8,654,566 helping the private economy of American Samoa.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for $1,976,100 for the American Samoa EPA.

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