Congressman Eni Faleomavaega

Representing American Samoa
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Sep 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega today commemorated the five year anniversary of the September 29, 2009 tsunami when American Samoa was hit by the most powerful earthquake of 2009 which struck below the ocean about 140 miles southwest of Pago Pago, American Samoa, and 125 miles south of Samoa.

Sep 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced that the White House informed him on September 24, 2014 of the Administration’s final proposal for the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (PRIMNM) but the White House asked for Congressional offices not to speak about the outcome until Secretary of State John Kerry had a chance to announce the news first.

Sep 22, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that last week, September 17, 2014, he attended the White House Congressional Picnic at the invitation of President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.  The annual summer event, which takes place on the White House South Lawn, was widely attended by Senators, Members of Congress, and their families.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Ranking Member Faleomavaega announced today that the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee has passed H. Res. 714, a Resolution he introduced calling for a peaceful resolution of territorial disputes in the South and East China Seas.  H. Res. 714 will now move to the full committee for consideration.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made available low-interest federal disaster loans to eligible organizations in American Samoa following President Obama’s recent federal disaster declaration for public assistance.