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American Samoa Legislature - by NOAA

The team of Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga, candidate for governor, and running mate, Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale, candidate for lieutenant governor, won the gubernatorial race during the general election according to the unofficial results. The unofficial results were […]

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American Samoa Legislature - by NOAA

The Senate and House gave final approval to the House version of a bill enacting a temporary funding gap appropriation for the government before ending the special session. The House version of the bill has been enrolled and transmitted to […]

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American Samoa Legislature - by NOAA

American Samoa lawmakers returned Monday for an additional 15-day special session. Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga extended the session with the only issue on the agenda to revisit the final fiscal year 2021 budget. The governor remains opposed to the $6.5 […]

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American Samoa Legislature - by NOAA

The Fono returned the final fiscal year 2021 budget to Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and adjourned the special session. However, no changes were made to the budget. Gov. Lolos was unhappy with the $6.50 million in budget cuts and called […]

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American Samoa Legislature - by NOAA

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has called a special session of the Fono to convene on Monday, October 5, with the main agenda to revisit the fiscal year 2021 budget. The special session is set to last for up to 15 […]

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A special election to fill a vacancy in the American Samoa House of Representatives will be held on Tuesday October 24, 2017. Puleleliite Tufele Liamatua Jr. resigned over the summer to become the executive director of the American Samoa Telecommunications […]

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On April 19, American Samoa Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga signed an executive order creating the Office of Political Status, Constitutional Review and Federal Relations. The office was established to collaborate with the Legislature and Judiciary on constitutional amendments or other […]

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Tuaolo Manaia Fruean, the acting director of the American Samoa Election Office, is resigning in order to become a territorial senator. Fruean was selected by traditional leaders of the Pago Pago Village Council to fill the seat vacated by Mauga […]

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On March 20, a special election will be held for the American Samoa House of Representative seat left vacant by the death of Lemapu Suiaunoa Talo. Lemapu, who had been in office for four years, ran in the November general […]

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On November 13, the official election results for American Samoa confirmed Republican Aumua Amata won the congressional race over the incumbent Democrat, Congressman Eni Hunkin Faleomavaega. According to SamoaNews.com, of the 10,246 votes cast, Amata received 4,306 to Faleomavaega’s 3,157 […]

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