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Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To protect contract workers in the current executive branch workforce, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has reiterated his call for cabinet directors to convert these workers to career service employees. The governor had raised this issue at the May 22nd cabinet meeting where...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last week’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga revealed that about three or four cabinet directors — that he didn’t identify by name — have not filed their taxes, and this is according to information provided to him by ASG Treasurer Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last Friday’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga voiced concerns over the illegally erected political campaign signs on government land and reminded cabinet directors not to use ASG property and assets for campaign purposes. POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SIGNAGE Many...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In seeking to extend the suspension of Hawaiian Airlines flights between Honolulu and Pago Pago til June 30th, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga outlined six “factors” which predicated his request which has since been granted by the airline. “I feel the frustration, annoyance,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Despite Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga’s assertion in his recent letter to House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale that “he made it a point to reach out to the Fono leaders” to address the declarations, Speaker Savali informed the governor that the House of Representatives had only...
House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “Your decision to reopen the Legislative Branch without extending the courtesy to discuss it with me defies standard leadership protocols, cooperation and support,” wrote Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga to House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale in a May 13th letter. The governor was...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Instead of paying overtime — with some overtime payments as much as $2,000 per person — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga wants directors to “bring in new people” to work in ASG agencies, with the millions of dollars in federal money garnered by American Samoa since the COVID-19...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has appointed a new committee to come up with recommendations for the next step to take when the current emergency declaration expires at the end of this month, while local medical personnel have recommended keeping borders closed until the end...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa is seeking more than 20,000 coronavirus test kits from the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the community-based virus testing, in which 20% of the population would be tested, says Health Department epidemiologist Dr. Aifili John Tufa....
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To ensure American Samoa’s full compliance with the millions of dollars in federal coronavirus funds, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has established the government’s six-member COVID-19 Compliance Review Committee (C19CRC). “In light of the extraordinary amount of federal...

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