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Congresswoman Amata with VA Secretary Wilkie
Washington, D.C. —  Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in the first full Committee hearing of the 116th Congress in the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee last week, which will help set up the legislative work for the year ahead and establish priorities. VA Secretary Robert Wilkie testified in a...
(l-r) Congresswoman Amata, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico, Gov. Albert Bryan of USVI, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero of Guam, Chairman Murkowski of Alaska, and Gov. Ralph Torres of CNMI
Washington, D.C.  — Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended the Senate Energy and Natural Resources hearing, and welcomed the unity of message among the several territories in the testimony on shared needs that include American Samoa, such as efforts to extend Medicaid funds. “The needs of the insular...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata with the Governor’s team in Washington: (l-r) Medicaid director Sandra King Young; Iu Joseph Pereira, executive assistant to Governor Lolo; Alema Leota, counsel to the Governor; Fiu Saelua, chief of staff to the Governor; and Ti’a Patrick Reid
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended the annual Interagency Group on Insular Affairs (IGIA) Monday, Feb. 25 and delivered remarks in support of American Samoa’s needs. “Thank you to everyone involved in this yearly process of ensuring that the Department of Interior’s leadership is...
Amata at Pago Pago Village Senior Center during Town Hall
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata discussed a variety of issues with seniors at a well-attended congressional town hall meeting last week. “First of all, let me start by saying thank you to so many for taking time for this meeting,” said Aumua Amata. “Hearing your needs and...
 Congresswoman Aumua Amata and Health Director Motusa Tuileama Nua.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a health care grant for American Samoa from the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department for nearly $1.75 million. This discretionary Pacific Basin Grant totaling $1,745,233 is offered under the Health Center Cluster Program of the Health...
Congresswoman Amata with Assistant Secretary Domenech and Director Pula.
Washington, DC – Over the past week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata has been pleased to welcome dignitaries to American Samoa’s congressional office for briefings, updates and discussions of the Pacific region. New Zealand's Ambassador to the United States Rosemary Banks visited American Samoa’s...
 Rep. Aumua Amata speaking at a Veterans Committee press conference
Washington, DC – Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 - Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has been named Vice Ranking Member of the full Veterans’ Affairs Committee for the 116th Congress. This is in addition to an earlier announcement of the same Vice Ranking Member position for the Small Business...
Donald Trump leaving in the House chamber with Aumua Amata in the background.
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata responded to the priorities President Trump outlined in his State of the Union speech, highlighting veterans’ services, infrastructure plans, a new childhood cancer health initiative, and supporting our military. “The President gave a strong speech on his...
Vice Ranking Member Amata and Ranking Member Chabot
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has been named Vice Ranking Member of the full Committee on Small Business for the 116th Congress. “Vice Ranking Member Aumua Amata has served as a dedicated Member of the House Small Business Committee throughout her tenure in Congress.  Her...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata reminds us as we celebrate the memory and legacy of this great civil rights leader,  “Dr. King brought people together, and changed our country for the better. This rare leader inspired people, and he understood both the power of peace and the strength of taking a stand. "...

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