Amata highlights Veterans legislation in final committee votes of 2017

Washington, D.C .- Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted veterans' legislation that passed the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs in the Committee's final votes of 2017. The bill was introduced in early November with the support of Congresswoman Amata as an original cosponsor of the legislative effort, and strengthened by an amendment in markup to better assess health care in U.S. territories, including American Samoa.

Largest Gathering of HOSA-Future Health Professionals Next Week

Future Health Professionals, the largest international organization for middle school, high school, and postsecondary/collegiate students with an interest in the health professions, will be holding its largest gathering of future health professionals in Nashville, Tennessee next week. HOSA-Future Health Professionals, the largest international organization for middle school, high school, and postsecondary/collegiate students with an interest in the health professions, will be holding its largest gathering of future health professionals in Nashville, Tennessee next week.

Tiny US territories use conventions to highlight culture

The area with the highest per capita rate of members serving in the armed forces can't vote in the presidential election. That distinction belongs to American Samoa, one of seven U.S. territories represented at the Democratic National Convention that can cast ballots in the primary but not in November.