Faleomavaega and Governor Make American Samoa Top Priority in Discussions on Pacific Marine National MonumentCongressman Faleomavaega announced today that in letters to the President of the United States he and Governor Lolo have made American Samoa a top priority in discussions regarding the Pacific Remote Island (PRI) Marine National Monument.
In 2004, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi approved Congressman Faleomavaega's request to establish American Samoa's first-ever VA Clinic
Senate Passes S. 1237, Omnibus Territories Bill Including Faleomavaega's Provisions for American SamoaCongressman Faleomavaega announced that the U.S. Senate passed last night (June 18) with an amendment by Unanimous Consent S. 1237, the Omnibus Territories bill which includes his provisions for American Samoa.
Congressman Faleomavaega, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following remarks regarding President Obama’s announcement on new executive actions to preserve and protect our oceans and marine ecosystems in the Pacific.
Faleomavaega's Bill to Prevent Delays in Cashing Checks in American Samoa Passes the U.S. House by Unanimous ConsentCongressman Faleomavaega announced that the House passed by unanimous consent H.R. 1679, a bill he introduced to prevent excessive delays in releasing funds from checks deposited at banks in American Samoa
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that in letters to the President of the United States he and Governor Lolo have made American Samoa a top priority in discussions regarding the Pacific Remote Island (PRI) Marine National Monument.
Faleomavaega wrote to President Obama on July 18, 2014 and Governor Lolo also wrote to the President on July 21, 2014.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega today congratulated the Polynesian Voyaging Society on their Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage as the sister vessels Hokule’a and Hikianalia approach American Samoa. The vessels are scheduled to arrive tomorrow, August 21st, in Tutuila, and later in Olohega (Swains Island) on September 17th.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that $10 million in Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funds authorized and appropriated by Congress were recently released by the U.S. Department of Interior to the American Samoa Government (ASG).
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega today issued the following statement offering his support for the U.S. Department of State’s recently filed brief against the plaintiffs in the citizenship case formally known as Tuaua v. United States, a case in which five individuals want the U.S. Government to grant automatic citizenship to anyone born in American Samoa.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he is an original cosponsor of a bill that would include American Samoa in Section 218 of the Social Security Act.