Press Releases

May 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is highlighting National Nurses Week, also called Nurse Appreciation Week, celebrated May 6-12, partly to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, often described as the founder of modern nursing:

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May 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is thanking teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-7):

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May 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata highlighted Firefighter Appreciation Day, also known as International Firefighters’ Day:

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May 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed a $100,000 health grant from the American Rescue Plan Act, passed by Congress this year and signed into law in March.

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April 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata attended President Biden’s first speech to Congress at the U.S. Capitol, marking 100 days of the administration this week, though attendance was limited due to Covid precautions. She released the following statement:

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April 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed a grant of over $400,000 for American Samoa’s Head Start program through the U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS).

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April 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata in a Wednesday hearing focused on two bipartisan VA oversight bills, which she helped introduce earlier this month with sponsor Rep. Kathleen Rice of New York.

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April 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is highlighting the National Park of American Samoa as part of National Park Week (April 17-25), an initiative of the National Park Service (NPS) and the National Park Foundation.

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April 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is an original cosponsor of the bipartisan Trillion Trees Act of 2021, introduced this week with Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Bruce Westerman, who is a licensed forester, and the support of more than 70 Members. 

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