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Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the current audit by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Inspector General over the use of federal COVID-19 funds allocated to American Samoa, Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga says the government has launched an “approach to increase being accountable in...
DMWR employee inputting data.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) that has been inundated with CARES Act applications wants to set the record straight — no checks have been issued since the applications closed two weeks ago, Dec.11, 2020. “We want to send out this message to...
Crowd with umbrellas waiting at DMWR gate
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — People have been crowding the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) now located at the old TAOA Office in Pago Pago to apply for funding under the CARES Act and the agency is questioning the validity of many of the claims. The funding is available for...
Education director Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The local Education Department (ASDOE) has yet to receive the “bulk order” of equipment including laptops and iPads that were to assist students with virtual learning, to comply with COVID-19 learning protocols, when the new school year 2020/2021 began on Aug. 31st....
Chief Justice Michael Kruse
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A lawsuit against the Chief Justice, F. Michael Kruse, “is a gigantic waste of judicial resource” and is a “text book example of frivolity and vexation,” according to the defense’s detailed response to Steven Jay Pincus Hueter’s complaint against the Chief Justice....
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HONOLULU — The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, meeting virtually this week, recommended actions the Federal Government could take to promote seafood competitiveness and economic growth and to provide regulatory relief to support economic recovery for the offshore fisheries of...
Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With most of the federal coronavirus grant funding set to expire in the Fall of next year, Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa believes this temporary federal monies should have been included by the Lolo Administration in the proposed budget of fiscal year 2021 - which begins...
ASG Office of Budget and Planning director Catherine D. Saelua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — None of the millions of dollar allocated to American Samoa under the federal Coronavirus Aid Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act is included as part of funding for the new fiscal year 2021 budget, which begins on Oct. 1st this year. This was made clear by ASG...
ASG Treasurer Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The fourth round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP), or stimulus checks, totaling more than $2 million is being distributed today, Sept. 11th and it’s expected to cause a traffic slow-down in the town area. In a brief statement yesterday morning, ASG Treasurer Ueligitone...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed another CARES Act grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of $529,150, part of a third wave of HUD funding that included American Samoa in each step, as announced by Secretary Dr. Ben Carson. This...

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