Press Releases

May 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is highlighting over $479 million ($479,135,254) in federal funds resulting from this year’s legislation known as the American Rescue Plan.

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May 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata released the following statement:

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May 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed official notice of a Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant for the airport at Fitiuta, Ta’u, designated to the runway lighting project.

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May 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed House passage of H.R. 1448, the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. Amata is an original cosponsor and supported a similar effort last Congress.

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May 12, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale and Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata took part in a congressional hearing, in which the Lieutenant Governor testified in “strong opposition” to a proposed Insular Cases Resolution, and the Congresswoman agreed and supported the Lieutenant Governor’s call to ensure protections of American Samoa’s culture, land and traditions. Instead, they urge that Congress must consult with American Samoa, and distant courts should not decide the status of the people.
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May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is honoring American Samoa’s police and highlighting National Police Week (May 9-15):

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May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata met with White House officials Friday to highlight American Samoa’s needs.

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May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata released the following statement in recognition of the National Day of Prayer:

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May 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is highlighting a new federal assistance option for American Samoa’s restaurants available now through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.

May 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata focused on coral reef health in a Tuesday hearing of the Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife (WOW).

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