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Gov. Tali Peter T. Coleman with a 48-star U.S. flag
Washington, D.C. — Aumua Amata announced she is co-sponsoring the effort to protect the U.S. flag through a Constitutional amendment. “In American Samoa, we have a very high rate of military service, and we all have friends and family serving under the flag somewhere,” said Aumua Amata. “We also...
Congresswoman Amata with Elaine Chao
Washington, D.C. — Aumua Amata welcomed a federal Department of Transportation grant of $1.5 million for road projects tied to Storm Gita damages. “These federal funds help our Territory’s efforts to continue to rebuild from our major storm last year,” said Aumua Amata. “I want to specially thank...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomes the announcement of nearly $14.5 million available in federal broadband support for American Samoa over ten years through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for maintaining, improving, and expanding affordable broadband to help close the...
Amata with key US senators
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the opportunity last week to discuss American Samoa’s needs, and highlight the islands to a Senate CODEL that came through Pago Pago International Airport in Tafuna. Amata welcomed the flight upon arrival at the airport, and discussed the status...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata and her Chief of Staff, retired Colonel Leafaina Yahn
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted a nonpartisan report from Yale Law School and affiliated Veterans groups that studied the Service Academy nominations of every Member of the U.S. House and Senate, and found that American Samoa stood out with a unique balance of...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomes a grant of $1,033,000 for American Samoa through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These funds are available to the American Samoa Department of Commerce under the Coastal Zone Management Act, passed initially in 1972,...
Amata with U.S. Marine Anasitasia Ioane of Aua
Tegucigalpa, HONDURAS — Congresswoman Aumua Amata in Honduras with U.S. Marine Corps Captain Anasitasia Ioane of Aua.  According to Amata, Anasitasia “is doing an amazing job serving our Nation. American Samoa is proud of her.” Anasitasia is the daughter of Antonina and Maselino Ioane, “the famous...
“Our hearts are deeply saddened by the terrible mass shootings in the United States over recent days. The news is so tragic and overwhelming that it reaches thousands of miles to burden our people in American Samoa. “We pray in this time of sorrow for the people of our country, that God will guide...
Amata with three-time Purple Heart recipient Fanuatanu Mamea
Washington, D.C. — “Every August 7th the nation observes Purple Heart Day – a time to say ‘thank you’ or remember specifically our Veterans and Service Members, past and present, who have earned a Purple Heart Medal. “Today, I had the opportunity to call three-time Purple Heart recipient Fanuatanu...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata was pleased to welcome a federal grant of approximately $4 million for the American Samoa Department of Education. This grant is through the Office of Head Start, a program within the Administration for Children and Families, which is part of the U.S....

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