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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three female police officers were arrested and placed in custody at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) early Sunday morning for traffic violations including driving under the influence of alcohol. The trio is scheduled to appear in District Court this morning...
Amata in the Hearing
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata advocated for American Samoa’s position on protected coral reefs in a Wednesday hearing of the Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife (WOW). The oversight hearing was titled, “Examining the President’s Fiscal Year...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Another move is underway through the Legislative process to lift the current freeze on the 2000 income tax table, an action that many taxpayers over the years, including previous Chamber of Commerce reports, have sought but without much success. The latest action is...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three Administration bills were introduced last week in the Senate along with the governor’s nomination of three new members to the American Samoa Economic Development Authority (ASEDA) board of directors. The measures have been assigned to the appropriate committees for...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A bill revising the requirements for members of the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) Board of Directors was introduced in the House of Representatives this week for its first reading and was transferred to the House ASPA committee for review. The summary of the bill...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A father of five convicted of unlawful possession of illegal drugs was released from the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) last month for 90 days to seek and secure gainful employment. If Manuele Eteuati is unable to secure gainful employment, the court ordered him...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The new school year - 2021-2022 — for public schools opens Aug. 23, according to the local Education Department, which has been holding training and other special sessions in the past weeks and continuing this week for educators, administrations and principals. ASDOE...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Instead of each chamber holding their own respective hearings on the fiscal year 2022 budget the Fono will hold joint budget hearings starting this week. Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee chairman, Sen. Utu Sila Poasa made the announcement during Thursday’s...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An Administration bill to restrict the use of wireless electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle except for emergency calls was introduced in the House this week. The bill is sponsored by Vice Speaker, Hon. Fetu Fetui Jr and was transferred to the House DPS...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) is proposing to modify the American Samoa longline fishery limited entry program to consolidate vessel class sizes, modify permit eligibility requirements, and reduce the minimum harvest requirements for small vessels. The...

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