Press Releases

February 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata sent a letter to Senate Natural Resources Committee Chairman Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Ranking Senator Dr.

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February 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata announced her roles in the Natural Resources Committee for the 117th Congress. In a new role, she is Vice Ranking Member for Insular Affairs, which applies to the full Committee when the proceeding is focused on Insular issues.

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February 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata announced she will be Vice Ranking Member for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC), and will serve once again on two key Veterans subcommittees for the 117th Congress — the Health Subcommittee and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee.

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February 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed over $3.4 million in federal funding for the COVID-19 vaccine effort through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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February 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata highlighted the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 14 mission, in February of 1971, one of several Apollo missions in which the astronauts splashed down near American Samoa and were first welcomed back on land in American Samoa.

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February 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed the announcement by the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) of transmitting over $16.7 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Interior to the American Samoa Government for Operations.

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February 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata welcomed the swearing in of the 11th United States Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Denis McDonough, and highlighted the importance of VA issues to Veterans.

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February 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata had the opportunity to congratulate a longtime friend, former colleague and Veteran, Col. (Ret.) Lillian “Anita” Dixon,  as the new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA). She will serve in the same role for the Washington, D.C.

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February 4, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata took part in the National Prayer Breakfast, her fifth time to participate. The annual bipartisan event has been held since 1953, when President Eisenhower became the first President to attend and bring widespread attention to the event, which has grown to attract 3,000 people in recent years.

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February 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata released the following statement in honor of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick:

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