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In 2007, the United States enacted a law incrementally raising the minimum wages in American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) until they equal the U.S. minimum wage. American Samoa's minimum wage increased by $.
To protect species that are at risk for extinction, the Endangered Species Act requires that federal agencies consult with the Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Marine Fisheries Service (the Services) to ensure that activities they authorize, fund, or conduct will not jeopardize endangered species...
GAO reviewed U.S. economic assistance to its insular areas, focusing on the extent that the United States has: (1) ensured coordination between the various agencies that provide assistance; and (2) developed goals and strategies for its assistance programs.