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Health Department’s Dr. Saipale Fuimaono,
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Of the four locally transmitted measles cases, one is a 10-month old infant who was “so sick” but thank God, recovered and was discharged from LBJ Medical Center, said LBJ chief medical officer, Dr. Iotamo Saleapaga during an emergency cabinet meeting Saturday morning at...
 Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Medicaid funding update, assessment of the shipyard, more insurance money following Tropical Storm Gita, and relocation of the Territorial Administration on Aging (TAOA) were among the issues Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga raised at Monday’s cabinet meeting. LOCAL MEDICAID...
Public school principals, vice principals, administrators and officials singing a hymn
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last Friday morning’s cabinet meeting at the Tafuna Elementary School gymnasium, the main focus was a presentation by the Education Department (ASDOE). Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga said the presentation provides an update on “where we are, in terms of education” — as far...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A brief summary update of the American Samoa Power Authority, the importance of the Administration’s Adopt-a-School Program, and timely submission of paperwork for contract workers were among the issues discussed at last Thursday’s cabinet meeting at the Su’igaula o le...
Lt. Gov. Lemanu Sialega Palepoi Mauga, who is acting governor
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The fiscal year 2020 budget call-letter will be going out soon from the Office of Program Planning and Budget, and the ceiling threshold will be set at the current FY 2019 approved budget - which is just over $400 million. The ceiling for the proposed FY 2020 budget,...
Lewis Wolman and Wallon Young at last Thursday's cabinet meeting
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the partial federal government shutdown now in its third week, with no end in sight, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is calling on all ASG agencies funded with federal monies to work with their counterparts in Washington D.C. so they are up to date with the latest...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lt. Gov. Lemanu Sialega Palepoi Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the fourth and final quarter of the fiscal year, always a challenging time for government when it comes to finances, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga gave a pep talk and words of encouragement to his cabinet during a meeting yesterday. The fourth quarter of fiscal year...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga says that the government never received a proposal from a group that wanted to set up a “medical clinic” in American Samoa and there was “no lease” for ASG land for this project. Lolo made the surprising revelation at yesterday’s cabinet meeting...