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Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga

House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale (left) and Senate President Gaoteote Palaie Tofau (right)
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Fono leaders have informed Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga that the Legislature is “not confident with your [revenue] projections” and have urged the governor to act on the final fiscal year 2021 budget bill now in his control. This message was outlined in a two-page Oct. 13th...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last week’s emergency cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga announced he has called another special session of the Fono for 15-days to revisit the fiscal year 2021 budget and if no action is taken, the administration will prepare a budget for six months and have...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has instructed health and hospital leaders along with physicians to come up with a plan, which includes recommendations, on how the government would carry out a repatriation flight to bring home American Samoa residents stranded in the U.S. The...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG has set a new compensation threshold policy for graduates holding Associate of Arts degrees and high school diplomas entering the workforce, according to Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga who established the entry pay scale through a directive issued Wednesday this week,...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Based on recent financial numbers from the ASG Treasury, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga said that the American Samoa Government is projecting a $10 million surplus at the close of fiscal year 2020, which ends Sept. 30, 2020. The governor made the revelation at last Friday’s...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has instructed the Attorney General’s Office to develop policy for traffic in and out of Laufou Shopping Center, and has directed the Commerce Department to send an advisory to the shopping center owner to comply with local regulations on the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through a July 13th executive order, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga imposed a temporary ban on the importation of fertilizer into American Samoa until the end of this year and established the Nutrient Management Committee to develop guidelines and policies for fertilizer use...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To protect contract workers in the current executive branch workforce, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has reiterated his call for cabinet directors to convert these workers to career service employees. The governor had raised this issue at the May 22nd cabinet meeting where...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last week’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga revealed that about three or four cabinet directors — that he didn’t identify by name — have not filed their taxes, and this is according to information provided to him by ASG Treasurer Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last Friday’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga voiced concerns over the illegally erected political campaign signs on government land and reminded cabinet directors not to use ASG property and assets for campaign purposes. POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SIGNAGE Many...

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