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Only one change made to the FY 2020 budget

The only change that the Fono is making to the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget for ASG is to move $500,000 that was listed as a Fono subsidy under the Governor’s Special Programs to the […]

Memorial service for Alex & Anthony

A memorial service for two young men who disappeared while swimming at Utumea last month will be held tomorrow afternoon. Cousins Alex Peric and Anthony Leota were attending a church youth group baptism and outing […]

Miss Am Samoa visits alma mater

Miss American Samoa Magalita Johnson accepted an invitation from her alma mater St Theresa Elementary and visited with the students yesterday. St. Theresa Elementary School wanted to thank her for being a wonderful ambassador for […]

Youth charged for assault & theft of businessman

Samoa Police have arrested three young men for allegedly assaulting a Chinese businessman last Saturday at Lotopa, on the outskirts of the capital Apia. Police confirmed that all three are also charged with theft of […]

Happy 72nd birthday USAF

Congresswoman Aumua Amata took time to wish the USAF a happy birthday. “Congratulations to the United States Air Force and all our Airmen. In American Samoa, we are very proud of all our men and […]

ANZ promotes card over cash

For the months of September and October, using your ANZ access card for purchases gets you an automatic entry to win a gift certificate. Each time you swipe your card, your name is entered. The […]

Governor & American Samoa Medicaid applaud

The Office of the Governor and the Medicaid agency applaud the passage of the Continuing Resolution (CR) passed by Congress September 18 that contained the extender of the 100% FMAP for the territories. Medicaid Director […]

Mediciad 100% waiver extended 8 weeks

American Samoa’s 100-percent federal Medicaid match will be extended for another eight-weeks. KHJ News Washington DC correspondent Matt Kaye reports, a stop-gap spending bill to fund the government, includes the key provision… The provision in […]

Medicaid now covers accommodations for NZ referrals

Medicaid Director, Sandra King Young, relayed to Governor Lolo M. Moliga the wonderful news that after 3 months of negotiations, CMS has approved American Samoa’s request to do cost-share on accommodations costs for the Off-island […]