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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata and her Washington, D.C. office are assuring American Samoa businesses and individuals that ANZ Amerika Samoa Bank is a qualified lender for loans under the CARES Act. When asked, Amata told Samoa News, “Yes ANZ is a qualified bank to process...
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Washington, D.C. — Thursday, April 3, 2020 — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is providing the following summary of the recent coronavirus relief from Congress and what these bills mean for American Samoa. The United States Congress has passed three aid packages in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. •    ...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata has responded clearly in a letter to Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga’s request for assistance to ensure that American Samoa’s needs are fully articulated with assurance of its fair share of Congressional approved COVID-19 relief funds, according to...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming the first federal funding from the new CARES Act, over $800,000 in COVID-19 assistance grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As soon as the CARES Act was signed into law on Friday, HUD began moving $...
 Amata speaking Friday before House to urge passage of CARES Act
Washington, D.C. — On Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a more thorough description of what American Samoa can expect from the CARES Act:  “Since the U.S. House of Representatives passed a third Coronavirus related bill 2 days ago and the President signed it into law many of you are...
 left, Senator John Thune is 2nd in leadership (Majority Whip), the others also worked on this bill in the Senate Appropriations and Finance Committees.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is explaining numerous areas of assistance in the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), S. 3548, including personal stimulus checks and unemployment funds, passed by the Senate early Thursday for consideration by the...
Vice Ranking Member Amata at a Capitol press conference
Washington, D.C. —  Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced on Tuesday she is a cosponsor of the bipartisan Student Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, newly introduced this week to immediately help student Veterans during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. “This bill is a collection of several...
Congresswoman Amata with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma,
Washington, D.C.—Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting an increase in the federal share for the Territory’s Medicaid. As a result of Coronavirus response legislation, the federal share for American Samoa will rise from 83 percent to 89.2 percent (trimming the local match to 10.8...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is urging President Trump to reopen fishing access as a matter of national food security during the worldwide economic and health crisis. “At this time of global re-evaluation of world health and economics I simply write to say that food security equals...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming the prompt action this week by both the U.S. Senate and President Trump, who signed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, into law. This is the second legislative response to the coronavirus, with a third major bill —...

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