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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. "...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata Radewagen
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata issued a statement welcoming a compromise proposal to end the shutdown.  On Saturday, her Washington D.C. office released the following statement: “The President is showing his willingness for genuine negotiations to end the shutdown, and made a...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
 Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a new law, passed by Congress and promptly signed by President Trump this week, that guarantees furloughed federal employees their back pay when the government fully reopens. “This is an important step that immediately provides some peace of mind...
Amata meets with Veterans
Pago Pago — Congresswoman Aumua Amata held a town hall meeting with veterans in American Samoa to discuss the status of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other federal services, including the partial federal government shutdown. The purpose of a town hall meeting is to speak face-to-face...
Congresswoman Amata with Speaker Pelosi after taking the Oath of Office in the 116th Congress
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata provided information on the status of the partial shutdown of the federal government, and will not be taking her congressional pay until the shutdown ends. She also suggested that people should take time to pray for all the leaders of both...
 Congresswoman Amata took the Oath of Office for the 116th Congress with Speaker Pelosi, joined by Reverend Apisaloma Toleafoa (holding the Bible) and his wife Lora of the First Samoan Congregational Christian Church in Alexandria, VA, along with her DC staff
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Samoa News asked Congresswoman Aumua Amata recently for her thoughts about being re-elected to a House that was going to be controlled by the Democrats — given that she is a registered long-time Republican. How would it affect her efforts for American Samoa? Samoa News...
Amata serving food to the troops in Kuwait over the Christmas holiday
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to our Troops: Congresswoman Aumua Amata spent Christmas Day with U.S. troops in the Middle East, as part of a bipartisan Congressional Delegation (CODEL) led by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), along with Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). While...
Amata is pictured with U.S. Army soldiers from the 962nd Quartermaster Company
MIDDLE EAST — Congresswoman Aumua Amata was humbled and delighted to spend Christmas Day with U.S. troops in the Middle East. She was thrilled to greet a large number of troops from American Samoa, sing “Lo Ta Nu'u” together, and then members of Congress had the opportunity to help serve a...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata with Senate Veterans Chairman Johnny Isakson.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata joined members of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in a joint veterans hearing at the Capitol. During this hearing, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie stated his intention to visit American Samoa, and lauded our many Pacific Islander veterans...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed completion of legislative efforts to combat harassment in Congress, and safeguard better workplace policies. The bill was passed late last week both by the House and the Senate, and has been sent to President Trump to be signed into law. The...

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