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Wellknown & loved attorney Steve Watson passes away

Kind, helpful, community minded, Samoan at heart, intelligent and practical. These were some of  the words that friends and family of Steve Watson used to describe him Watson, the Governor’s Chief Legal Counsel, passed away […]

Sen. Nuanuaolefeagaiga supports lawsuit

Senate President Pro Tem Nuanuaolefeagaiga Saoluaga Nua fully endorses the lawsuit by three House representatives against the American Samoa Economic Development Authority over the use of proceeds from the 2018 Bond Series without legislative approval. […]

Marine engineer here to assess slipway

A marine engineer has arrived from the Philippines to assess the status of the slipway at the government shipyard in Satala. According to the Chairman of the Board of the American Samoa Shipyard Services Authority, […]

TAOA identifies elderly living with Alzheimer’s

The Director of the Territorial Administration on Aging Office Evelyn Lilio Satele is hopeful that more awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease will help families recognize symptoms of these mental illnesses in loved ones especially […]

Extension on 100% federal match for Medicaid

Congresswoman Aumua Amata reports that the  House has passed an extension of level federal government spending that includes an extra month for American Samoa’s 100 percent federal Medicaid match rate, now extended another 30 days […]

Trial of former TCF Watch Commander begins

The jury trial of a former watch commanders at the Territorial Correctional Facility Mosese Lomu got underway yesterday morning. Lomu is charged with one count of criminal fraud and one count of tampering with a […]

Chamber to hear report on China Forum & Census

Members of the American Samoa Chamber of Commerce participated in the China Pacific Island Countries Economic Development Forum held in Apia last month. A report from the Chamber’s delegates at the meeting and the 2020 […]

Continuing resolution extends Medicaid funding

The US House of Representatives has passed a continuing resolution which extends Medicaid funding for American Samoa and the other US territories to December 20. The current stop gap measure expires at midnight tomorrow. The […]