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March 20, 2015 Press Release

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.

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March 19, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata participated in a House Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs hearing entitled: “Funding Priorities for and the United States’ Responsibilities concerning Indians, Alaska Natives, and Insular Areas in the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service, Office of Insular Affairs, and Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.”
March 18, 2015 Press Release

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.

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March 17, 2015 Press Release

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).

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March 16, 2015 Press Release

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.

March 15, 2015 Press Release

Fagatogo – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata hosted a town-hall meeting in the Fale Fono Guest House which was near capacity.

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March 12, 2015 Press Release
Pago Pago – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata issued a statement regarding the introduction by Chairman Don Young (AK-At Large) of the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act, a bill that would amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. “I am pleased to have Representatives Bradley Byrne and Amata Coleman Radewagen as original cosponsors on the bill. I look forward to working with any Member of the House that is interested in reauthorizing the Magnuson-Stevens Act,” stated Chairman Young.
March 6, 2015 Press Release

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.

March 5, 2015 Press Release

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.

March 4, 2015 Press Release

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:

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