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Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata

Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata
Washington, D.C. — Uifa’atali Amata released the following statement highlighting her efforts in Congress to serve American Samoa and the federal funds that the territory has received through the past year: “As we prepare to ring in the new year and mark the close of another, I would like to...
Cong. Uifaatali Amata
Washington, D.C. —  “As we celebrate the Lord Jesus Christ this holiday season, we are nearly two years into the unforeseen challenges of the pandemic. We are truly blessed that American Samoa has successfully prevented the spread of the virus on our shores. Two years ago, we endured a sudden but...
Amata with StarKist workers on the canning floor
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is urging the federal government to uphold the important Buy American policy when purchasing tuna. Tuna that is canned in American Samoa is American made, and Amata urged the Biden Administration not to make an exception to the U.S. government’s Buy...
Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is expressing condolences to the families and friends of those who passed away because of a devastating car crash in front of the cannery. She sends the following message: “I was deeply saddened to hear of the tragic loss of four precious lives, and...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is welcoming about $1.3  million ($1,293,165) for American Samoa's airports in new federal infrastructure grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, recently passed by Congress and...
Congresswoman Amata and Secretary of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed  yesterday bipartisan Senate passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022, sending the major legislation to President Biden to be signed into law.  This Act, passed last week by the House of Representatives...
Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is welcoming House passage Wednesday of the Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act of 2021, H.R. 4555. This bipartisan bill directs the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop an oral health literacy strategy to reach...
Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is welcoming $200,000 in federal health services funds for the American Samoa Department of Health for home visiting efforts. These funds are from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus signed into law on March 11,...
The late Sen. Bob Dole and Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata yesterday renembered the historic life of long-serving Senator Robert Dole, who passed away in his sleep Sunday at age 98: “Senator Bob Dole led a life of great service to the United States that extended over many decades. He served heroically in...
Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata
Washington, D.C. — A prompt bipartisan vote in the U.S. Senate, only hours after the House vote Thursday, fully funds the U.S. government through February 18, 2022, sending the bill to President Biden to be signed into law in time to prevent a shutdown. Without action, a shutdown would have started...

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