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 Congresswoman Amata, NOAA’s Captain Kristie Twining, Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington, and friends in Tafuna
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata toured and discussed the special mission of the “hurricane hunter” aircraft the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) currently has in American Samoa. “I appreciate the opportunity to hear the details of this unique aircraft and...
Tula Town Hall participants
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata held a town hall meeting in Tula village to discuss issues and legislation, events in Washington, and federal services for constituents. The Congresswoman regularly holds town hall meetings throughout American Samoa to speak face-to-face, hear...
Congresswoman Amata and educators
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is pleased to report to her constituents that she ranked 28th in bipartisan legislative activity out of 441 members of the House of Representatives for the entire 115th Congress, which ended in January. This nonpartisan analysis compiled all the...
Women members of the House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol. Rep. Amata is in the upper group (blue puletasi), and Speaker Pelosi is at the center.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted March as Women’s History Month, and noted she is an original co-sponsor of the resolution in Congress honoring and supporting the ideals of National Women’s History Month. This Resolution, H. Res. 171, is led by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA),...
Amata and AS-DOE personnel in Washington D.C.
Congresswoman Amata enjoyed the chance to welcome friends from the American Samoa Department of Education during their visit to Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Department of Education. Pictured with her in no particular order: Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga, Lydia Amisone, Elaine Niko, Opa Sotoa, Peter...
Congresswoman Amata at the recent IGIA meeting with Interior Secretary Bernhardt and others
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata on Wednesday welcomed President Trump’s signing into law the largest land management act of the past 10 years, the bipartisan John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, S. 47 This new law contains several measures that are helpful...
Congresswoman Amata with Secretary Bernhardt.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the official nomination of David Bernhardt as the next Secretary of the Interior last week. “I appreciated David Bernhardt’s recent presence at the Interagency Group on Insular Areas meeting,” said Aumua Amata. “In the islands, where fishing is...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata with Hawai’i Pacific VFW commander, High Chief Igafo Maria Va’a
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata co-sponsored a veterans bill, which was introduced this week; the House passed three other bipartisan VA health bills; and she took part in a House/Senate joint hearing with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). “It was great to see one of our...
Congresswoman Amata pictured with VA Secretary Wilkie
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed President Donald Trump’s announcement of a new cabinet-level task force for veterans that will work specifically to prevent suicide, along with the appointment of VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to lead the initiative. President Trump established the...
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...

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