Press Releases

January 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed the signing into law of the Malala Act, which she cosponsored. Passed at the end of the 116th Congress, the bipartisan Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act, H.R. 4508 promotes much-needed access to higher education for girls in Pakistan.

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January 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

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January 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata released the following statement of congratulations to the Development Bank of American Samoa, and President Ruth S. Matagi-Faatili, upon approval as a lender in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

January 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata is delighted to announce the nominations of 22 excellent students for consideration by the service academies.

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January 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata announced she is an original cosponsor of bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan of CNMI that would allow unlimited federal funding for the Medicaid program in the U.S. territories, including American Samoa and the Marianas.

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January 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata is highlighting the return of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the program’s capacity to help small businesses weather economic concerns from COVID-19.

January 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata is hailing the signing into law of a bipartisan effort, which included U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and John Boozman, R-Ark., and U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Colin Allred, D-Texas, and Amata Coleman Radewagen, R-American Samoa.

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January 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata released the following statement upon certification of the election:

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January 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata released the following statement regarding the day’s events and security situation at the U.S. Capitol:

January 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed President Trump’s signing into law of the bipartisan Young Fishermen’s Development Act (H.R.

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