Press Releases

April 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is has urged an expansion of access to federal programs in U.S. Territories as part of a bipartisan effort in which Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M.

April 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata joined Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04) in introducing two bipartisan reform bills to strengthen oversight and accountability at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). 

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April 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is congratulating Victor Chen of American Samoa upon his third acceptance by a prestigious Service Academy. The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, has notified Congresswoman Amata, joining previous offers of a fully qualified appointment from the U.S.

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April 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is happy to welcome a health care grant of over $1.1 million for the American Samoa Department of Health, dedicated to the immunization and vaccines effort for children.

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April 1, 2021 Press Release
Conversion would be optional

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata has introduced a bill in the 117th Congress that would enable any U.S. National who wishes to do so to convert to U.S. citizenship through a simplified procedure with the office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  The House bill, H.R.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is pleased to welcome a health care grant of over $3 million for the American Samoa Department of Health.

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March 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata commemorated National Vietnam War Veterans Day, and released the following statement:

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March 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed testimony and responses from Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough in a March 25 hearing. In her statement, Congresswoman Amata highlighted the needs of U.S. Veterans in the Freely Associated States (FAS), distant from common VA facilities.

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March 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata  is highlighting Ranking Member Bruce Westerman’s public remarks of support regarding a new or modernized LBJ Tropical Medical Center for American Samoa. Ranking Member Westerman (R-Arkansas) has toured LBJ Medical Center with Congresswoman Amata.

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March 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata commemorated National Medal of Honor Day and released the following statement:

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