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Trophy: U.S. troops hold a Japanese flag captured in July 1944 during the Battle of Saipan
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Saipan in honor of veterans and this significant event in Pacific history. This important strategic battle began on June 13 with a bombardment and a landing on June 15. US forces...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata at the rally.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A rally against Domestic Violence is being held this morning, June 10, 2019, at 6 a.m in Fagatogo — organized by supporters to speak out against is the issue of breaking silence on domestic violence — an issue that has come to the forefront of our community this month....
Congresswoman Amata urged her $18 million amendment before the House of Representatives last month
Washington, DC —  Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed final passage in Congress of a major disaster relief bill containing her $18 million provision for Storm Gita-based nutrition assistance in American Samoa, and her request for a 100 percent match for Medicaid providing significant savings to the...
Amata at American Samoa pillar of the WW II memorial in Washington, D.C.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is commemorating World War II anniversaries of D-Day and the Battle of Midway in the Pacific. June 6th marks the major 75th anniversary of D-Day, so World War II allied nations across the world are pausing to remember. Also, this week...
Flag raising at Samoa's 57th Independence clebration
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Congresswoman Aumua Amata congratulated the people of Samoa upon their 57th anniversary celebration of independence, and highlighted their continued friendship with American Samoa and the United States. “It was a pleasure to be on hand and take part in this celebration...
 Congresswoman Amata with Congressman Young and some of our community in Alaska in 2017
Washington, DC – Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - Congresswoman Aumua Amata was one of seven members to sign a bipartisan letter to the Department of Homeland Security regarding its administrative rules which place undue constraints on Compact of Freely Associated States migrants seeking to obtain REAL...
Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. This action continues to block the 100 percent match for...
Congresswomen Aumua Amata and Tulsi Gabbard
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she is an original cosponsor of a new bill this week to expand Pacific veterans healthcare, introduced by a bipartisan group of five Representatives led by Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), with Congresswoman Aumua...
Aumua Amata speaking from podium
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed this week’s first look at the House Interior Appropriations bill, which contains her request for a third straight yearly increase for American Samoa, which is over $2.5 million more than the federal budget proposal for American Samoa Government...
 Dawn was just breaking as Apollo 10 gently floated down into the Pacific 395 miles east of Pago Pago
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement highlighting 50 years since the Apollo 10 astronauts came to Pago Pago after a successful mission that was instrumental in the U.S. Space Program’s rapid advances of 1969: “On May 26th, we mark the 50-year...

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