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Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga

Mufi Hannemann
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An ASG working group appointed by Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga to determine the financial impact of the next federally mandated minimum wage hike on American Samoa is finalizing its report. In the meantime, the minimum wage is among the “negative federal policies” that has...
In this file photo, then-Assistant Secretary for Insular Affairs, Lupesinaosamoa Esther Kia’aina delivered the keynote address of at the 2016 Flag Day celebration
Pago Pago, AMERICANN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is currently in Honolulu attending meetings and will also attend the launch of the Hawai’i leg of the Hawaiki submarine cable. Gov. Lolo’s executive Assistant Iulogologo said the governor, who left the territory last Thursday night, is “...
Picture of American Samoa Community College
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In an effort to provide additional financial help to the American Samoa Community College, the Administration is proposing a 3-cent excise tax increase on cigarettes, cigars and smoking tobacco products, according to the proposed law submitted by Gov. Lolo Matalasi...
samoanews.com poll on the marriage age proposal that did not pass earlier this year.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has signed into law, a Fono approved bill, which raises the marriage age for females from 14 to 18 years of age — which is the current marriage age of males, under the law. “This law will help protect our young women who are still growing and...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, US Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, and Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Police honor guard stands at attention at Pago Pago International Airport, as Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, US Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, and Congresswoman Aumua Amata pass through the morning of Thursday, Sept. 6, after a brief break at the Airport VIP Lounge.[photo: Fili Sagapolutele] */
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga (left) and US Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke,
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — US Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke, arrived in American Samoa just around 7am today (Thursday, Sept. 06, 2018) onboard a US government plane accompanied by his delegation. Zinke stepped off the plane, dressed in a white shirt and traditional Samoan wrap around for men...
[l-r] Territorial Teacher of the Year, Rosalee Tela of Nu’uuli Vocational Technical High School, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, and Education Department’s Teacher of the Year, Martha Sagapolutele, principal of Manulele Tausala Elementary Schoo
[l-r] Territorial Teacher of the Year, Rosalee Tela of Nu’uuli Vocational Technical High School, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, and Education Department’s Teacher of the Year, Martha Sagapolutele, principal of Manulele Tausala Elementary School following Monday’s official opening of school year 2018-...
American Samoa Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has established an ASG eight-member Chemical Review Task Force, which is given 90-days to submit a report with recommendations on steps the government should take to prevent the importation of illegal chemical and fertilizers to the territory...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In an Aug 7 letter to Fono leaders, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga asked that lawmakers show some sensitivity and recognition to the workload of directors and demands placed on their time when they are called to committee hearings. Lolo also pointed out the lack of...
Cong. Aumua Amata with U.S. President Donald Trump
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is hopeful that US President Donald Trump’s “change in fiscal and economic policies” will re-energize American Samoa’s economic environment, which continues to face uncertainty with StarKist’s loss of the federal tax credit, coupled with another...

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