29 Mar 2006

American Samoa Governor signs supplemental budget bill

10:06 am on 29 March 2006

American Samoa Governor, Togiola Tulafono, has signed into law the supplemental budget for the fiscal year 2006.

The bill was approved during the recent special session of the Fono.

The biggest amount included in the 611 thousand US dollar bill is 300,000 dollars for a computer system upgrade for Treasury.

Other budget items include 101,500 dollars for contractual services for the Legislature, $59,500 for the Office of Samoan Affairs.and 50,000 dollars each for the ASG audit contract and the Immigration Office.