Congressman Eni Faleomavaega

Representing American Samoa
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Aug 21, 2014 Press Release

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.  

Aug 20, 2014 Press Release

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.

Aug 14, 2014 Press Release

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). 

Aug 12, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

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.