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Senator Murkowski and Congresswoman Amata
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed notice from the National Park Service (NPS) of a $100,000 grant for improvements to the Lions Park in American Samoa through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), and highlighted recent congressional action that improved that program’s...
Members of the CODEL and their spouses
Washington, DC— Congresswoman Aumua Amata said that Chairman Mark Takano of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will plan on a trip to American Samoa as soon as possible to speak to the veterans, as this week’s visit was canceled due to changes in the schedule cause by Typhoon Hagibis in the...
The Fono building site
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Because the US Congress prohibits members in both houses from requesting “congressionally directed spending for a specific discretionary” funding, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is unable to assist in Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga’s request for more than $20 million in federal...
Joe Savaii of the Nu’uuli Wildcats turning on his boosters and beating another Samoana Shark defender to the punch line
Joe Savaii of the Nu’uuli Wildcats turning on his boosters and beating another Samoana Shark defender to the punch line as he stormed downfield to score his second touchdown of the day during the first half of their varsity match up against the Sharks this past Saturday morning. Watch for story and...
VA Healthcare logo
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata this past Thursday announced the introduction of H.R. 4588 Modernizing VA’s Records Management Program Act. This bill, sponsored by Rep. T.J. Cox (D-CA) with original cosponsors Reps. Aumua Amata (R-AS) and Greg Steube (R-FL), would treat digitized...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C— Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced the introduction of H.R. 4589. This bill, sponsored by Rep. TJ Cox (D-CA) with Reps. Aumua Amata (R-AS), Susie Lee (D-NV), and Greg Steube (R-FL), would give permanent authorization for the VA Grant Program for the transportation of highly rural...
A Capitol press conference on veterans’ issues earlier this year, with Cong. Aumua Amata pictured with others
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the announcement by House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (D-Cali.) that he is leading a bipartisan congressional delegation, in which she will take part, beginning October 1st through the 11th, to the Philippines, Guam,...
Senator Murkowski and Aumua Amata with flight crew
Washington, D.C. — Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the advancement of her request for a third straight year of additional funds for American Samoa’s operations, as the Senate joined the House in including American Samoa’s increase in the appropriations bill for the Interior Department....
Congresswoman Amata and other Insular Representatives
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a joint hearing of the Natural Resources Committee, on which she serves, and the Foreign Affairs Committee, examining the role of the key partnerships the United States has with the Freely Associated States in the Pacific. The hearing was...
Congresswoman Amata with (l-r) Senators Thune, Burr, Moran, Scott, and Lankford
Washington, D.C. —  Congresswoman Aumua Amata hailed Senate passage of an extension for American Samoa’s 100 percent federal Medicaid match through November 21, 2019. This follows last week’s vote in the House and sends American Samoa’s additional assistance to President Trump to be signed into law...

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