Press Releases

May 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata released the following message in recognition of Memorial Day 2021:

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May 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata worked with sponsor Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, colleagues from the Territories and other key Members of Congress in introducing legislation together to better provide equitable treatment for U.S.

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May 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata held a Veterans townhall meeting attended by about two dozen American Samoan Veterans at the Airport Honolulu Hotel on Sunday evening. She provided them with an update from Washington, D.C., on veterans affairs and other issues, and held a question and answer session for several hours.

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May 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is very pleased to announce that Dorvida Fonoifafo Fuiava has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy, one of the nation’s prestigious Service Academies.

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May 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata took part in a Wednesday hearing focused on whistleblower protections. The oversight hearing of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations examined whistleblower policies at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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May 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed a $472,791 grant from the CDC for public health emergency response.

This discretionary health services grant is for the American Samoa Department of Health through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its Center for Preparedness and Response.

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May 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed two grants totaling $561,010 in supplemental funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, passed by Congress earlier this year and signed into law in March.

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May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is happy to announce that Daniel Tifimalae Sovara Lutu McMoore has been accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy, one of the nation’s prestigious Service Academies.

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May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is recognizing National Military Appreciation Month, and released the following statement:

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May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed bipartisan House passage of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act, sending it to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. The U.S. Senate had already passed the bill, S. 937, which is focused on stemming acts of hate and violence against Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. 

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