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March 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata commemorated National Vietnam War Veterans Day, and released the following statement:

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March 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed testimony and responses from Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough in a March 25 hearing. In her statement, Congresswoman Amata highlighted the needs of U.S. Veterans in the Freely Associated States (FAS), distant from common VA facilities.

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March 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata  is highlighting Ranking Member Bruce Westerman’s public remarks of support regarding a new or modernized LBJ Tropical Medical Center for American Samoa. Ranking Member Westerman (R-Arkansas) has toured LBJ Medical Center with Congresswoman Amata.

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March 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata commemorated National Medal of Honor Day and released the following statement:

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March 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed testimony in a full hearing of the Natural Resources Committee by Gov. Lemanu P.S. Mauga regarding American Samoa’s economic needs and priorities, including the long term outlook for LBJ Tropical Medical Center.

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March 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata highlighted National Agriculture Day, and all those in American Samoa who grow and harvest the fresh island fruits and crops.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is delighted to once again congratulate Victor Chen upon his second prestigious Service Academy acceptance. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point has also accepted him, joining the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado in offering a fully qualified appointment. 

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March 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the need for additional support for American Samoa’s Medicaid program and modernization of LBJ Tropical Medical Center.

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March 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata took part in a March 11 hearing of the Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (WOW).

March 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata congratulates Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland upon confirmation by the U.S. Senate, and welcomes her to this key leadership role, which is important to American Samoa.

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