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 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 —...
Members of The Veterans’ Affairs Committee including Cong. Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming this week’s examination in the Veterans’ Affairs Committee of a bipartisan bill to strengthen oversight at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which was introduced in February by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Rep. Aumua Amata (R-...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Friday, Congreswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement on the ongoing legislative response to the coronavirus, and the president’s national emergency declaration: “The President’s declaration of a national emergency is important to free up federal resources. Since his...
Congresswoman Amata during Wednesday’s Small Business Committee
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is expressing support for the call for an economic stimulus effort, and appreciates President Trump’s specific inclusion of “states and territories” in his speech Wednesday evening, as the country continues to take various steps to limit the coronavirus...
Congresswoman Amata testifying
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata testified Tuesday before the leaders of the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, and made the case for American Samoa’s operations funding, especially highlighting the needs at LBJ Tropical Medical Center. In previous discussions with Members of the...
Marcus Mariota with Cong. Aumua Amata
WASHINGTON D.D. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata pictured with professional football player Marcus Mariota, emphasizing the importance of everyone in the islands being counted in the Census. “Absolutely everyone should be included in the count, and take part in the Census,” said Amata. “The purpose of...

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