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Congresswoman Aumua Amata

Sen. Galea’i M. Tu’uufuli in his Senate seat
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Congresswoman Aumua Amata have both expressed sadness and sorrow over the passing of Sen. Galea’i Moaali’itele Tu’ufuli, 81, who passed away Wednesday morning at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, California. Lolo describes Galea’i as “American...
Ambassador Nikki Haley and Congresswoman Amata.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in recognition of Ambassador Nikki Haley’s service representing the United States to the United Nations. “Ambassador Nikki Haley was a superb choice by President Trump for the important leadership post in our foreign...
Congresswoman Amata with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed on Thursday the advancement of her cabotage bill to promote reliable air service in American Samoa. The provision is part of a renewed push in Congress to complete re-authorization this month for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Amata’...
Congresswoman Amata in Natural Resources Committee
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata voted on a series of ten bills marked up and passed by the Natural Resources Committee, and notably, co-sponsored and supported a bipartisan bill sponsored by Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) to designate Pacific World War II sites in Hawai’i as...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An ASG working group appointed by Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga to determine the financial impact of the next federally mandated minimum wage hike on American Samoa is finalizing its report. In the meantime, the minimum wage is among the “negative federal policies” that has...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, US Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, and Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Police honor guard stands at attention at Pago Pago International Airport, as Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, US Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, and Congresswoman Aumua Amata pass through the morning of Thursday, Sept. 6, after a brief break at the Airport VIP Lounge.[photo: Fili Sagapolutele] */
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga (left) and US Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke,
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — US Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke, arrived in American Samoa just around 7am today (Thursday, Sept. 06, 2018) onboard a US government plane accompanied by his delegation. Zinke stepped off the plane, dressed in a white shirt and traditional Samoan wrap around for men...
Aumua Amata meeting with VFW advocates
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed Senate confirmation of Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA). Secretary Wilkie was nominated by President Trump to serve as VA Secretary during the ongoing legislative and administrative reform efforts to the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Government and Congresswoman Aumua Amata are maintaining that as the Territory’s elected representatives, they “are best situated to represent the American Samoan interest in self-determination” and “have a direct interest” in the US citizenship...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata offered an amendment to the VA COST SAVINGS Act that was passed with bipartisan support. In an active week centered on veterans’ legislation, she voted Wednesday in support of seven bills passed by the Subcommittee, including one on which she was an...

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