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Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Under a new executive order dated Oct. 31st, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga temporarily continued government operations at fiscal year 2020 budget levels, while calling soon for another special session of the Fono to finalize the fiscal year 2021 budget. The governor ordered...
Dear Editor, Over the weekend, an uncle of mine spoke to me about “vafealoa’i” – the relationship of respect between brother and sister, between parents and their children, between the matai of a village, etc. – and its importance to the Fa’asamoa. Basically he was saying that mutual respect is the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Fono is set to convene today, for a 15-day Special Session called by Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga to “reconsider the fiscal year 2021 budget and to submit a budget that is compliant with established policies and procedures, according to the governor’s latest memo to...
Sen. Fonoti Tafa’ifa Aufata (left), with Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, and other local leaders
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has called a Special Session of the Fono to convene for up to 15 days, with the main agenda to revisit the fiscal year 2021 budget, which the governor has not signed but instead issued an executive order allowing the government to operate on FY...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through an executive order issued Tuesday this week, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga transferred operational and logistical control of the Governor’s Rule Reform Panel to the Legal Affairs Department, under the Attorney General’s Office. The five-member Panel was first...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through a July 13th executive order, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga imposed a temporary ban on the importation of fertilizer into American Samoa until the end of this year and established the Nutrient Management Committee to develop guidelines and policies for fertilizer use...