Press Releases

March 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed a telehealth grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enhance local maternal health services. This federal funding relies in part on appropriations from Congress in 2020 COVID relief legislation. 

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March 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata wishes everyone a happy Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day (March 8), and pays tribute to all the women of American Samoa with the following statement:

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March 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata highlighted the birthday of the Navy Reserve, and offered congratulations with the following statement: 

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March 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed 2021 funds from three Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs for a total of $1,224,593.

February 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Sunday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata is highlighting the successful inclusion of American Samoa throughout the House-passed COVID-19 relief and economic stimulus package.

February 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata sent a letter to Senate Natural Resources Committee Chairman Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Ranking Senator Dr.

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February 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata announced her roles in the Natural Resources Committee for the 117th Congress. In a new role, she is Vice Ranking Member for Insular Affairs, which applies to the full Committee when the proceeding is focused on Insular issues.

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February 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata announced she will be Vice Ranking Member for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC), and will serve once again on two key Veterans subcommittees for the 117th Congress — the Health Subcommittee and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee.

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February 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed over $3.4 million in federal funding for the COVID-19 vaccine effort through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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