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Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In his proclamation for the 2022 Flag Day, under the theme “You and Your Constitution”, Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga also officially announced that this year’s Constitutional Convention will be held in June — but with no specific dates noted. The proclamation states in part...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a news release from the Governor’s Office regarding the outcome of Monday’s vote approving the proposed amendment to the American Samoa Revised Constitution regarding the nomination of a Chief Justice, which will be presented to the Constitutional Convention delegates...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through a majority vote, the Constitutional Review Committee members approved on Monday this week two proposed amendments, which will be presented to the Constitutional Convention planned for the summer this year.  The approvals followed discussion and debate last Friday...
Director of the Political Status office, Dr. Tapa'au Dan Aga with governor and others
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As reported in Samoa News, Sen. President Tuaolo Manaia Fruean said Fono leaders met last Friday with Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga on plans for the upcoming Constitution Convention, and those in attendance included Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale, the Attorney General and...
Tapaau Dr. Dan Aga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a meeting with Fono Leadership this past Tuesday, Nov. 22, Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga and Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale discussed plans for the 2022 Constitutional Convention with Senate President Tuaolo Manaia  Fruean and Speaker of the House Savali Talavou...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through an Oct. 5th executive order, Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga directed ASG’s Office of Political Status, Constitutional Review and Federal Relations — referred to by many as the Political Status Office (PSO) — to prepare for the Constitutional Convention...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga revealed to lawmakers on Monday plans for the Administration's political status study commission meeting next year, saying that it’s very important that discussions continue on the territory's future political status. The Fono...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sen. Soliai Tuipine Fuimaono hopes that the new Administration will call a Constitutional Convention this year, as there was none last year and that’s probably due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Soliai brought up the Constitutional Convention when speaking...
Paramount Chief Mauga Tasi Asuega and Uti Petelo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Maoputasi County traditional leaders re-affirmed, during a county meeting last week Wednesday, the selection of Chief Uti Petelo as the new Senator for Aua, Leloaloa/Atuu, for the next 4 years. The meeting, led by Paramount Chief Mauga T. Asuega, was called to announce...