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American Rescue Plan Act

Keith Gebauer
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The ASG Oversight Office for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) last week released the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compliance requirements and administering proposal for all public buildings — with a funding allocation of $12 million from the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Biden-Harris Administration announced last Friday that due to passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), American Samoa has received a record $651,226 for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) available this fiscal year. As part of a...
Port of Pago Pago building
The top floor of the main Port Administration building at the Port of Pago Pago is being dismantled, as the unsafe facility is set to be taken down soon to make way for a new ASG Seaport Facility, which is one of the three Port Administration Department projects funded with money from the American...
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,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Half of the $10 million allocated from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for the Business Loan Program allocated to the local Commerce Dept. to administer and oversee has been budgeted for the Line of Credit (COL) initiative; while an additional $4 million is going to...
Port of Pago Pago building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s “dependence on imports is extreme, compared to other U.S jurisdictions” and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, the territory saw a 30,000 tonnage increase in imports from the prior year for the Port of Pago Pago, according to a Port...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The ASG Oversight Office of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) released late last week funding requirements under the federal ARPA Business Loan Program, for which $10 million has been allocated by the Lemanu Administration to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. ASG...
Sen. Malaepule Saite Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sen. Malaepule Saite Moliga believes more funds should be allocated for housing and small businesses from the $479 million that American Samoa has received under the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. The American Samoa Recovery Plan Performance Report for...
Keith Gebauer
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While American Samoa has already been allocated $10 million for broadband infrastructure under the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, additional funds are expected later under a separate federal grant for infrastructure that includes broadband, and both...
ARPA Oversight Office executive director, Keith Gebauer
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s more than $400 million allocation under the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 is held at a U.S-based bank due to US Treasury requirements for the banking institution, while the territory is awaiting a final decision by the US Treasury on...

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