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Washington, D.C.—Faleomavaega Withdraws from Ranking Member Race and Thanks Colleagues for their Ground-breaking Support of His Historic Bid (11/28/2012)
Washington, D.C.—Faleomavaega to Speak at Second Annual Close Up Youth Summit in American Samoa (10/5/2012)
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he is withdrawing from the race for Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. In doing so, he thanks his colleagues for their ground-breaking support of his historic bid.
Washington, D.C.—Faleomavaega Disappointed in Secretary Napolitano and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Regarding Stateless Person in American Samoa (9/27/2012)
Congressman Faleomavaega today announced that on October 10th he will offer opening remarks before the second annual Close Up Youth Summit held in American Samoa. Close Up representatives, Liz Spurgeon and Sara Walkup, are in American Samoa this week to conduct the three-day Youth Summit for local high school students. The civic education program will take place from Wednesday, October 10th to Friday, October 12th at the Lee Auditorium in Utulei.
Washington, D.C.—Faleomavaega Congratulates ASG on Achieving “Tsunami Ready” Status for American Samoa, Commends FEMA Assistance and Efforts by NOAA National Weather Service Pago Pago (9/27/2012)
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he has written directly to Secretary Janet Napolitano of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expressing his disappointment in the matter of Mr. Mikhail Sebastian, a stateless person that remains in American Samoa since December 2011.
Washington, D.C.—Faleomavaega Provides to the Fono His Assessment on Fagatele Sanctuary Expansion (9/26/2012)
Congressman Faleomavaega today announced that he received notice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stating that after meeting all federal requirements, American Samoa has attained the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency and National Weather Service (NOAA/NWS) designation of TsunamiReady. American Samoa and the National Park of American Samoa will be officially designated in a ceremony on Friday, September 28, 2012, one day before the 3rd anniversary of the devastating 2009 Tsunami.
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he has informed the Fono about his assessment of NOAA’s Final Rule and Final Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (FMP/FEIS). In a letter addressed to the President and Speaker of the Fono, with copies to the Governor, Lt. Governor, Director for Department of Commerce, Representatives and Senators, the Congressman described some of the key issues in the two documents.