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Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata urged the VA to keep an ongoing commitment to mental health research funding as a priority for veterans during the Committee’s examination of the Department’s budget plan. “Along with our high enlistment rate in the Armed Forces, we naturally...
The American Samoa Power Authority would like to thank those customers who still do not have power for their patience and consideration. We understand that life without power is difficult and are working around the clock to restore power to territory. Unfortunately, Tropical Storm Gita wreaked...
The American Samoa Government is moving to regulate money transfer businesses in the territory, with proposed legislation submitted to the Fono. The move by the Lolo Administration to regulate this growing industry comes years after lawmakers and others in the community have discussed creating some...
Port Administration employees, along with workers from other ASG agencies and the private sector who work on the main dock, were evacuated to the other side of the street.The incident caused traffic to backup in the town area and the port was re-opened less than 30 minutes later. During the port...
SAN DIEGO — The American Red Cross is providing assistance to families affected by Tropical Cyclone Gita, severe winds, floods and landslides. The San Diego Region of the American Red Cross, which includes American Samoa, has deployed eight disaster workers to assist with the recovery efforts,...
Instead of revoking Joeita Fa’aaliga’s probation for not complying with court orders, the High Court during the defendant’s Deposition Hearing yesterday morning added another condition to the defendant’s probated sentence that was handed down in 2013. And the added condition was, “upon release from...
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata introduced a bill that would give U.S. Nationals from American Samoa a much more affordable and streamlined process if they choose to convert their National status to full U.S. citizenship. First and foremost, residents in American Samoa would...
The American Samoa Power Authority is offering free meter sockets to all its customers while the government has advised residents to remain in their homes if their houses are livable following last Friday’s Tropical Storm Gita, to allow space at emergency shelters for those who have lost their...
Gita Update - February 14 2018, 6pm POWER: - All Feeders (Primary lines) are energized except for areas where power poles and lines are down - Total of 8,900 out of 12,000 (74%) customers have power now - Aoa has power to most customers now - Amouli to Onenoa has power to most customers -...
LIREN ZHANG a.k.a KEVIN  District Court Judge Fiti Sunia has bound over to the High Court the case against one of the defendants in the Department of Human and Social Services (DHSS) food stamp fraud, after the defendant waived his right to a preliminary hearing (PX) yesterday morning. Liren Zhang...

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