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Congresswoman Aumua Amata

Congresswoman Aumua Amata and Samoa PM Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegao
Before returning home to American Samoa, Congresswoman Aumua Amata and Samoa PM Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi say farewells and thank you, as 57th Independence Day celebrations come to an end. Amata congratulated the people of Samoa and highlighted their continued friendship with American Samoa...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata during last year's Flag Day.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in commemoration of Flag Day 2019:  “All of us in American Samoa know what a special day April 17th is for our people. This has been a wonderful week already. Flag Day is always such a perfect time of joy and unity, and I...
Rep. Amata offering an amendment to the Veterans Child Care Bill
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata supported the Veterans Access to Child Care Act, H.R. 840, which passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 400-9 including an amendment by Rep. Amata. Congresswoman Amata’s amendment, which was passed Thursday by voice vote, specified that these child...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced Thursday that she will continue to serve and gain seniority on three committees for the 116th Congress: the Natural Resources Committee, the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and the Small Business Committee. Congresswoman Amata has served in these...
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...
Mufi Hannemann
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] */

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