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 Dawn was just breaking as Apollo 10 gently floated down into the Pacific 395 miles east of Pago Pago
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement highlighting 50 years since the Apollo 10 astronauts came to Pago Pago after a successful mission that was instrumental in the U.S. Space Program’s rapid advances of 1969: “On May 26th, we mark the 50-year...
 Rep. Amata questions DOI Secretary Bernhardt
Washington, D.C. — Last week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata and the Natural Resources Committee conducted a budget and policy hearing with Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, and she placed a focus on American Samoa’s fishing needs. In her questioning of the Secretary of the Interior,...
Members of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues including Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata was humbled to speak in honor of women veterans at a special wreath laying ceremony at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. “It’s special to be here in this beautiful place, and part of this wonderful wreath...
Amata and other Veterans Committee members
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which she cosponsored and supported in a prior Committee vote last week. On Tuesday, Congresswoman Amata and other Congressional leaders held a press event on the U.S....
Aumua Amata and others watching Trump sign Executive Order
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata joined President Trump, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and other leaders at the White House for the signing of the President’s Executive Order promoting the economic empowerment of Asian and Pacific...
Congresswoman Amata testifies before the Rules Committee
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US House approved last Friday a major disaster relief legislation, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, which includes a provision increasing to $18 million in fiscal year 2019, emergency nutrition assistance for American Samoa following Tropical Storm Gita in...
 Congresswoman Amata and Stanley Kao
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted the Taiwan Relations Act, and gave remarks at a Capitol event celebrating 40 years of this important legislation last week. “The United States has a robust friendship with Taiwan, and it’s important to all of us in the vast Pacific region,”...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is an original co-sponsor of two fishing-related bills examined in a Natural Resources Committee hearing, and co-sponsored another Pacific bipartisan bill on education policy. The hearing of the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife is an important...
Close-Up 2019 group with Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata was delighted to host a group of American Samoa’s students in the congressional office and for their tour of the U.S. Capitol. The students are with the Department of Interior’s Close-Up program, and arrived over a week ago for their two-week visit to the...
Aumua Amata speaking from podium
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata voted for the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which she co-sponsored, and the legislation passed the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and will move on to full House consideration. “This important bill recognizes the realities and...

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