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ASG Treasurer Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Treasury and the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have approved American Samoa’s implementation plan for the disbursement and distribution of the stimulus payments to local qualified tax payer under provisions of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic...
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Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed news of 61 successful CARES Act assistance loans for employers in American Samoa through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program. “These funds help keep the small businesses we need and appreciate going, and that’...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  ASG Treasury has prepared an information sheet dealing with — among other things — who qualifies to receive a stimulus check under provisions of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in hopes of countering the considerable amount of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG COVID-19 Task Force chairman Iulogologo Joseph Pereira says that of the more than $67 million American Samoa is getting from the US Treasury Department, over $32 million is for the stimulus checks, which ASG will distribute to local qualified tax payers and eligible...
ASG’s COVID-19 Task Force
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the Third Amended Emergency Declaration on COVID-19 set to lapse one-week from today, on May 1st, many in the community including the private sector are eager to learn whether Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga will ease certain restrictions, such as public gatherings and...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa has submitted to the US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service the territorial implementation plan and estimates for distribution of the federal stimulus money to qualified local residents, says ASG COVID-19 Task Force chairman Iulogologo...
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata hailed Senate passage of a bill to replenish the urgently needed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small business assistance, including new support for hospitals and small lenders. The House will consider the $484 billion interim economic...
Aumua Amata with Congressman Mike McCaul
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting ongoing CARES Act federal funding for COVID-19 response national emergency efforts in American Samoa. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are making available $259,066 in...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Human and Social Service Department will start processing today, Apr. 15th, subsidy payments for all daycare providers in the territory, after approval was given by the agency’s federal grantor, according to director Muavaefa’atasi John Suisala at last Sunday’s ASG...
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Washington, D.C. —  Congresswoman Aumua Amata on Monday welcomed $766,000 for American Samoa’s medical providers through the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department in another appropriation resulting from the CARES Act. This HHS assistance is part of COVID-19 relief for hospitals and clinics...

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