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Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata
Washington, D.C. –— Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata took part in the conclusion of voting Thursday in the House Committee on Natural Resources regarding a proposed $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill that will continue to be debated in Congress. While aspects of the same legislation were being...
Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Territorial Hazard Mitigation Council has put out a public call for all interested parties to submit proposals for Hazard Mitigation Projects. The call was made in a May 12th public letter from the council’s chairman, Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale, who is the...
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, Douglas W. Domenech this week announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2020 grant application deadline for the Technical Assistance Program (TAP), the Maintenance Assistance Program (MAP), and the Coral...
MV Manu'atele near the dock in Ofu
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, Douglas W. Domenech on Tuesday announced $1,640,000 in redirected Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funds to the American Samoa Government to make emergency repairs to the M.V. Manu’atele Ferry. The...
Rendering of proposed new Fono Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Senate has called for a Conference Committee of the Fono to convene Fridy morning to iron out differences and reach a resolution on the final language of an Administration bill appropriating funds for the construction of a “new cement perimeter wall” around the...
Photo of field conditions at Veterans Memorial Stadium
The poor conditions of the field at Veterans Memorial Stadium is only one of many challenges being faced by local athletes, currently training for the upcoming Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa. Funding for the trip is another challenge.  Read in Sports section how local rugby teams are scrambling to...
Chief Executive Officer, Revenue, Avalisa Viali Fautua’ali’i
Apia, SAMOA — The Delegation of the European Union (E.U.) yesterday warned Samoa could lose out on funding if it still exists in the blacklist of “non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.” Mohammed Nazim-Kasim, the press and information officer (Political, Trade, Press and Information Section) at the...