Press Releases

May 12, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale and Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata took part in a congressional hearing, in which the Lieutenant Governor testified in “strong opposition” to a proposed Insular Cases Resolution, and the Congresswoman agreed and supported the Lieutenant Governor’s call to ensure protections of American Samoa’s culture, land and traditions. Instead, they urge that Congress must consult with American Samoa, and distant courts should not decide the status of the people.
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May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is honoring American Samoa’s police and highlighting National Police Week (May 9-15):

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May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata met with White House officials Friday to highlight American Samoa’s needs.

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May 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata released the following statement in recognition of the National Day of Prayer:

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May 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is highlighting a new federal assistance option for American Samoa’s restaurants available now through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.

May 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata focused on coral reef health in a Tuesday hearing of the Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife (WOW).

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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