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July 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, is pleased to announce the awarding of a grant in the amount of $251,073 to the American Samoa Department of Health to assist in the fight against Zika in the territory.

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June 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was invited by Matt Salmon (AZ-05) Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia & the Pacific, to participate in a hearing last Friday entitled, U.S. Policy in the Pacific: The Struggle to Maintain Influence.

June 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and Congressman Joe Wilson took time over the past weekend to visit the soldiers at Ft. Jackson, S.C.  The Congresswoman and Congressman were there to join the soldiers and the local Pacific Islander community in celebrating Guam Liberation Day.

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June 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, was informed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, that the department will provide $742,000 to health centers in American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist in local efforts to combat the Zika virus.

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June 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and her fellow colleagues in the House of Representatives welcomed over 400 student artists to Washington, D.C. yesterday.  The students are in Washington as part of the annual Congressional Art Competition. Mr.

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June 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced earlier today, that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Service Office has issued $250,000 in discretionary funds to the American Samoa Department of Health as part of the Pacific Basin Program.

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June 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and a few of her colleagues from the House Veterans Affairs Committee spoke to the press regarding the passage of
H.R. 3936, the Veteran Engagement Team Act (VET Act), this afternoon in front of the United States Capitol.

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June 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement after the United States Supreme Court denied the appeal to hear the Tuaua Case, which had been ruled down in District Court last year.

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June 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Puerto Rico debt restructuring legislation, H.R. 5278, better known as PROMESA.

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