Press Releases

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata said her American Samoa congressional office has a fellowship opening for a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran. 

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June 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is welcoming House passage of the bipartisan VA Police Improvement and Accountability Act (H.R. 2429), legislation introduced by Rep. Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and co-led by Rep. Aumua Amata Radewagen (American Samoa).

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June 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is an original cosponsor of legislation supporting establishment of a new committee of Veterans from throughout the five U.S. Territories and the three Freely Associated States to better advise the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) on Veterans’ issues affecting the insular areas.

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June 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata released the following statement regarding the appellate decision:

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June 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata released the following statement in celebration of 244 years of the United States Flag:

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June 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is honoring the anniversary of the Army’s founding, which dates back to June 14, 1775, the year before the Declaration of Independence. She released the following statement:

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June 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata Radewagen in collaboration with original cosponsors Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pennsylvania) and Rep. Pete Stauber (R-Minnesota) reintroduced her bipartisan small business bill, which attracted strong support and was passed by the full House of Representatives last year before the end of the 116th Congress.

June 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata took part in a Tuesday hearing focused on next year’s budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in which VA Secretary Denis McDonough testified. In his answer to Congresswoman Amata’s question, the Secretary testified on the reason the VA is preparing for a surge in health care cases. Since the U.S.

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June 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is highlighting a proposed increase in Highway funding for American Samoa that would implement a yearly boost in federal road-related funding of more than $6.8 million, taking it from the current $4.2 million to over $11 million.

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June 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata announced she has teamed up with Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (CNMI) for the reintroduction of their bipartisan Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa College Access Act, which would provide much-needed tuition assistance to students in the islands.

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