Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata extended her sincere congratulations to Son of American Samoa, Panapa R. Willis, Command Sergeant Major, US Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, VA. on his selection as the Sergeant Major, HQ Department of the Army - G2, Pentagon.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata participated in a House Veterans Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee hearing entitled: A Review of Higher Education Opportunities for the Newest Generation of Veterans.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata leant her support as an original cosponsor to the Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment (BRAVE) Act, a bill introduced by her colleague on the House Veterans Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee, Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY).
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata introduced a bill that would eliminate the 21-day hold policy by banks regarding off island checks. The proposed legislation will remedy the 21-day delay and put American Samoa on-par with the 6-day schedule of availability of funds that are already required of banks in all states and other U.S. territories.
Fagatogo – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata hosted a town-hall meeting in the Fale Fono Guest House which was near capacity.
Washington D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata departed Washington, DC for Pago Pago for a district work trip to conduct constituent outreach, formulate advisory council’s and visit various facilities across the islands.
Washington D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata participated in a House Small Business Committee hearing entitled: Building an Opportunity Economy: The State of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Washington, DC- Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is now seeking applicants for the position of Special Agent within the agency.
The announcement information, which was sent directly to Members of Congress, is as follows: