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Falema'o Pili confirmed

Falema'o \Phil\ Pili is the new Treasurer of the American Samoa government, after the House of Representatives confirmed his appointment with a 14-3 vote on Friday. Falema'o was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, with a vote of 14-2.Falema'o appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Fatulegae’e Mauga on Thursday, at which time he told lawmakers that while he does not have all the answers, he can review and continue to search for solutions that he can forward to the Fono so they can work together and collaborate. He said he wants to work with the legislature, and teamwork is needed because the job cannot be carried out by just one person alone.He acknowledged that the current economy is in a bad state and everyone needs to look forward, and not behind. \We need to take the things we learned from the past