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Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While the Lemanu-Talauega Administration has publicly stated that revenue collections for the current fiscal year — 2022 — are going well, some lawmakers remain concerned with a possible “drastic decrease” in the government’s coffers since January this year, especially...
Marie Alailima
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In the government’s motion to the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to deny a request for review and motion for Summary Judgment by a former employee of the Public Defender’s office, the government argued that the motion was improperly and prematurely filed and requested...
Michael F. Williams, of the Washington D.C lawfirm, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The latest decision by the U.S Tenth Circuit of Appeals denying a petition for “rehearing en banc” by three American Samoans residing in Utah, who are plaintiffs in the citizenship case, is “another victory” for the American Samoa Government and Congresswoman Uifa’atali...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Passengers on the Jan 6 flight from Honolulu are being warned that missing the date change for their COVID Test #3 could result in becoming ineligible to travel on the flight. The test will now need to be administered 48 hours (Tues. Jan. 4) before the flight. In what...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Economic and infrastructure development, along with climate change, are among priorities that Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga shared with lawmakers in his address to the Fono joint session last week Monday as well as in two separate reports distributed to...
U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Federal attorneys representing the US National Marine Fisheries Service have asked the United States Supreme Court to deny a petition for a “writ of certiorari” by the Territory of American Samoa to review a federal appeal’s court ruling, which reversed a lower court...
Federal Courthouse Honolulu, Hawaii
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A federal judge in Honolulu has ordered four Alega residents, who are suing ASG — along with current and former government officials, as well as the American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority and AST Telecom d/b/a Bluesky Communications and their current and former...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Government and many other local residents will have to wait until next month to see what the US National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) response would be to the Territory of American Samoa’s writ of certiorari petition to the Supreme Court of the...
StarKist employees at gate
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa is hiring. Due to the critical need for workers and the impact it would have on the local economy if the head count is not improved, Governor Lemanu Peleti Mauga and StarKist Samoa Director Jason Kim issued the following joint statement on Tuesday: “...
9th Circuit Court, San Francisico CA
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa government was dealt a setback Friday when the Ninth Circuit Court reversed a decision that blocks large fishing vessels from fishing in a zone around the territory known as the Large Vessel Protected Area (LVPA). In 2016, the government of American...

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