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Lolo meets with OIA to discuss variety of issues
Decolonization and the territory's political status, economic development and the federal Essential Air Service program are some of the issues discussed by Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Interior Department's Office of Insular Affairs executive director Nikolao Pula during a meeting held over the weekend in Honolulu.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
No, Rep. Bentivolio, 'American Somolia' Is Not a Place
Mondays in Congress are typically pretty boring affairs. Many members haven't made it back to D.C. yet, and there's normally not much really going on.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Democrats Spar Over Markey's Committee Slot
Rep. Edward J. Markey , D-Mass., has yet to win the Senate seat vacated by now-Secretary of State John F. Kerry, but Reps.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Goodell backs Redskins' nickname; Congress members reply
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins ' nickname is a "unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect."
Eni hosts History Day delegation at annual ceremony
The National History Day delegation and Congressman Faleomavaega took their seats alongside the Hawaiian and Samoan communities represented at the King Kamehameha draping ceremony, as well as members of the Hawai'i State Congressional Delegation, including Senator Mazie Hirono, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.
Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Congress Defending Washington Redskins' Name
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has responded to the U.S. Congress after 10 members recently reached out to the league regarding the Washington Redskins' nickname, according to USA Today 's Erik Brady .
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Lawmakers Ask Kerry To Censure Argentina Over Commission with Iran
A bipartisan group of U.S. congressmen urged Secretary of State John Kerry to act against Argentina if jointly investigates the 1994 AMIA Jewish center attack in Buenos Aires with Iran.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Fed bill introduced for local vote on US citizenship
A federal measure introduced last month in the U.S. House of Representatives includes a provision which provides for a "federally authorized vote in American Samoa" on the question of U.S. citizenship.
Fri May 31, 2013
Governor Lolo speaks up on US citizenship issues
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga believes it is an individual person's choice to became a U.S. citizen and he is concerned with automatic citizenship being granted to persons born in American Samoa because of the possible impact on local land tenure.
Wed May 29, 2013
Iakina Adventist Academy Graduates Nine, All "Aiming for Excellence"
Nine students leave Iakina Adventist Academy with the will to aim for excellence in their future endeavors after their commencement exercises on Sunday afternoon at the Iakina Temple.
Eni meets with Bee contestant Tauloto Tuiolemotu
Congressman Faleomavaega offered his congratulations to American Samoa's 2013 Territorial Spelling Bee winner Tauloto Punipuao Tuiolemotu who is competing this week in the National Scripps Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. Eni met with Tauloto and her ... (more)
Tue May 28, 2013
Faleomavaega attends White House Asian Pacific American Heritage Month ceremony
President Barack Obama has invited Congressman Faleomavaega to a special ceremony at the White House to be held today, May 28, 2013, in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
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Territorial delegates file omnibus legislation
Members of Congress representing the territories, including Guam Delegate Madeleine Bordallo, have sponsored a bill to address the needs of the territories, including a provision that would pay war claims to Guam.
Mon May 27, 2013
Eni pays special tribute to American Samoa's veterans
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Faleomavaega for Memorial Day paid a special tribute to our fallen soldiers from American Samoa as well as our veterans and active-duty military personnel who daily put their lives on the line for our liberty, peace and freedom.
US territorial bill seeks 5-year transition extension, wage hike delay
Delegate Gregorio Kilili Sablan's newly introduced 56-page U.S. territorial omnibus bill seeks a delay in the CNMI's annual 50-cent increase in minimum wage every other year starting in September 2013, a five-year extension of the federalization transition period or up to Dec.
Sat May 25, 2013
TAOA event honors Senior Citizens
During the Senior Citizen Day, 90 year old Tuilaepa Tumama received an award naming him the eldest registered male citizen working at TAOA.
Fri May 24, 2013
Former faipule appeal to Governor to re-establish OIG
Two former members of the Fono - Galumalemana W. Satele and Pulu Ae Ae, Jr. have written to Gov.
Wed May 22, 2013
DOC seeks public input on plan for economic development
A territorial general plan on the implementation of economic development strategies is being prepared by the government and public input will be solicited before giving it to the governor for approval, says Department of Commerce director Keniseli Lafaele.