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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through the Attorney General’s Office, the defendants — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and the American Samoa Government — on June 22nd requested the High Court for “immediate dismissal” of the lawsuit by local resident Steven Jay Pincus Hunter, who alleged civil and...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — During its assessment of the local minimum wage increase, the US Government Accountability Office interviewed selected employers and workers, and they noted — among other things — a “potential positive impact on the livelihood of workers but a potential negative impact...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Local resident and US citizen, Bryan Jackson, is seeking — among other things — $4 million in punitive damages through a lawsuit filed Wednesday with the Trial Division of the High Court against Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and the American Samoa Government in connection...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga announced last Friday that the US Department of Labor has approved American Samoa’s application under the Employment & Training Administration — awarding $16.26 million through the CARES Act of 2020 to administer the Unemployment Insurance...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Instead of paying overtime — with some overtime payments as much as $2,000 per person — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga wants directors to “bring in new people” to work in ASG agencies, with the millions of dollars in federal money garnered by American Samoa since the COVID-19...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Cabinet directors have submitted the required “Essential Employees Listing” following a May 6th memo from Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga who also requested justification for why these employees are considered “essential” to ASG operations during the current COVID-19 state of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  ASG Treasury has prepared an information sheet dealing with — among other things — who qualifies to receive a stimulus check under provisions of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in hopes of countering the considerable amount of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is pleased and very happy to announce that the American Samoa Government has just received $35,173,619.50 from the US Treasury Department pursuant to Section 601(b) of the Social Security Act, as added by Section 5001 of the Coronavirus Aid,...
U.S. Federal District Court building Salt Lake City, Utah
Washington, D.C. — Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata confirmed that she and the Governor of American Samoa have filed an appellate brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in the Fitisemanu case alongside the U.S. Department of State, appealing the District court decision...
U.S. Federal District Court building Salt Lake City, Utah
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa Government and Congresswoman Aumua Amata, along with the US State Department have identified issues that they plan to raise in their appeal against a Utah federal court ruling, which gives automatic US citizenship to persons born in American Samoa. ASG and...

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