Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed official notice of four U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants for American Samoa’s airports through appropriations by Congress in last year’s COVID relief that combine for $1,050,816.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is happy to announce that Victor Chen has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy, his first choice of the nation’s prestigious Service Academies.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata said that American Samoa can now expect a second straight year of record federal funding in 2021 — up to an approximate $511 million in special funding and a new education investment of up to $150 million in American Samoa — as part of the $1.9 trillion relief package passed by the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata spoke in the House Natural Resources Committee on Thursday in support of resources, such as funding sea walls and other shoreline stability needs dealing with erosion, sea rise, climate and Tutuila’s known settling.
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed a telehealth grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enhance local maternal health services. This federal funding relies in part on appropriations from Congress in 2020 COVID relief legislation.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata wishes everyone a happy Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day (March 8), and pays tribute to all the women of American Samoa with the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata highlighted the birthday of the Navy Reserve, and offered congratulations with the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed 2021 funds from three Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs for a total of $1,224,593.
Washington, D.C. – Sunday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata is highlighting the successful inclusion of American Samoa throughout the House-passed COVID-19 relief and economic stimulus package.