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Pago Pago — Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata reminded small businesses that the deadline to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is just days away on June 30th. “Any businesses that still want to access PPP must act right away,” said Aumua Amata. “If so, talk to a lender immediately...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata provided a weekly update of the Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance programs for American Samoa, and said the combined total is now $12.2 million. That total is now 226 loans in two programs along with 132 emergency advances for a new sum of $...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a advertisement in yesterday’s Samoa News, Congresswoman Aumua Amata threw her hat in the ring to continue serving American Samoa in the U.S. Congress. “I am humbled to serve as your member of Congress. These are challenging times. We know ASG will be in transition...
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Washington, D.C. —   Congresswoman Aumua Amata on Monday welcomed a decision by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to broaden access to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, reopening the program to eligible small businesses and nonprofits affected by COVID-19 business losses....
Congresswoman Amata and Congressman Sablan
Amata & Sablan,jpgWashington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata said on Monday she is the original cosponsor on a bill introduced in May with Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan of CNMI to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational opportunities in American Samoa...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata  welcomed a grant this past week of $943,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for improvements to the Port of Pago Pago, American Samoa. This discretionary grant will fund the purchase of a yard floodlighting system, rehabilitation of the...
Poster honoring U.S. Army
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is honoring the 245th anniversary of the Army, in advance of June 14th, which marks the founding of the Army in 1775. June 14 also commemorates the nation’s adoption of the U.S. flag in 1777. She released the following statement:  “This year, on 14 June...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata.
Washington, D.C. —  Aumua Amata said this week’s update of the Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance programs continues to show more American Samoa businesses getting much-needed aid. The combined total is now 174 loans, another one week increase of 20 approvals, making the new sum $9,695,...
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Washington, D.C. — Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata has taken part in an oversight letter this week from the leadership of the House Committee on Small Business to the Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza on ways to continue improving the Economic Injury Disaster...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the announcement of over $1 million in federal funds for American Samoa’s law enforcement. Specifically, the grant of $1,033,440 is directed through the American Samoa Criminal Justice Planning Agency. The funds are from the U.S. Department of...

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