American Samoa governor Lolo requests the USDA to ‘expedite’ release of $18M for nutrition assistance

by Samoa News staff

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With “financial and emotional strain” placed on local farmers since last year’s devastating Tropical Storm Gita, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has requested the US Agriculture Departure to “expedite” release of the $18 million earmarked for American Samoa under federal legislation signed into law early last month.