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Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata said that the House has passed an extension of level federal government spending that includes an extra month for American Samoa’s 100 percent federal Medicaid match rate, now extended another 30 days through December 20, 2019. This is the second...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has cosponsored H.R.4305, the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act, introduced by Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH). The PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act will create a special pilot program within the...
Congresswoman Amata in the Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples
Washington, D.C.— This past week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a variety of hearings, including examining a fishing report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), reviewing efforts to protect veterans from online fraud, along with hearings on supporting rural and...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of a small business bill that also support veterans. On Wednesday, the House passed the bipartisan Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment Act, better known as the VA-SBA Act, H.R. 1615. Congresswoman...
Congresswoman Amata and Marine Captain Anasitasia Ioane
Washington, D.C. – This weekend, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting the remarkable history and 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. “A special happy birthday to our United States Marine Corps, and congratulations to all our Marines,” said Aumua Amata. “Thank you for your service...
Pacific Young Leaders group with Congresswoman Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed young business and government leaders from the Pacific during their visit to Capitol Hill. The group is in the United States through the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. “Our Pacific friendships are important to the...
Mickey and Minnie Mouse at Aumua Amata's Halloween event
Congresswoman Aumua Amata did it again this year - personally handing out goodies for the territory’s children on Halloween. O nisi sa auai i le fa’atasiga mo le Halloween a le afioga i le faipule Aumua Amata i le aso Tofi ua te’a. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she is an original cosponsor and lead Republican of a bipartisan effort to assist women entrepreneurs. The bill sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) was introduced this week to help reestablish federal coordinated efforts aimed at helping women-...
Congresswoman Amata with the GAO team
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The four team members from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) — the investigative arm of the US Congress — have been busy with meetings since their arrival on island last Thursday night to assess the impact of the federally mandated minimum wage on the “...
Senator Murkowski and Congresswoman Amata
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed notice from the National Park Service (NPS) of a $100,000 grant for improvements to the Lions Park in American Samoa through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), and highlighted recent congressional action that improved that program’s...

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