Oct 8, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Faleomavaega responded today to the article “GOP calls on Local Dems to Tone Down” that was published in the Samoa News on October 7, 2013.
Congressman Faleomavaega today announced his strong support for President Obama and the Senate and House Democratic leadership in ensuring that the federal government continues to operate and avoid a shutdown. The House Republicans passed bills to repeal the Affordable Cart Act (Obamacare) 42 times, but were not taken up by the Senate.
Sep 27, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he and the American Samoa Government have jointly filed a motion to intervene in the Tuaua, et al. v. United States, et al. case which is currently on appeal before the District of Columbia (D.C.) Court of Appeals.
Sep 19, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he is accepting Congressional nomination requests to fill vacancies at four of the five U.S. Service Academies. There is currently one vacancy at the U.S. Air Force Academy (www.usaf.edu), one vacancy at the U.S. Military Academy (www.usma.edu), one vacancy at the U.S.
Congressman Faleomavaega today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) recently made available over $660,000 through two grants to prevent domestic and sexual violence and to support victims of these crimes, especially women and children.
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program - $616,235