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.
“I want to thank Chairman Ron Wyden and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch of the Senate Finance Committee for agreeing to include, at my request, an extension of the American Samoa Economic Development Credit in the Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act,” Faleomavaega said.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced that last week the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), in collaboration with the Office of Insular Affairs at the Department of the Interior, launched a Pacific Island Task Force as an interagency effort focused on the specific needs of the Pacific Islands.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R.83, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Donna Christensen with Congressman Faleomavaega and other Territorial Delegates as original cosponsors.