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
Ranking Member Faleomavaega celebrates Pacific Day with leaders, ministers, ambassadors and representatives from the Pacific Region
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
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has responded to the U.S. Territorial Commissioners in a letter that determines the applicability of certain Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions to health insurance issuers in the Territories.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Eni F.H. Faleomavaega, former Chairman and current Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific which has broad jurisdiction for the U.S. policy affecting the region, announced today that he stands with the U.S. Senate in its unanimous support of S. Res.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced that last week he was invited by visiting Samoan artists Tufuga Su’a Tupuola Uilisone Fitiao (traditional master tattoo artist) and Regina Meredith (M.F.A., Professor of Art, American Samoa Community College) to make a special presentation of a full set of tatau instruments to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega today offered his congratulations to Miss Meagan Taulaimoana Palelei Ho Ching who has been selected as the 2014 Miss American Samoa United States by the Miss American Samoa United States Organization of Washington, D.C. At 24 years of age, Miss Ho Ching is the first native Samoan to enter the national pageant.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega today announced that he met this week with Ulu o Tokelau Aliki Faipule Kuresa Nasau and New Zealand Administrator for Tokelau Jonathan Kings in his Washington, D.C. office.