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Thursday, June 20, 2024


V.I. congressional Delegate Donna M. Christian-Christensen has been named the ranking Democratic member of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Rural Enterprises, Business Opportunities and Special Small Business Problems.
The subcommittee, which replaces her two previous subcommittee assignments, Government Programs and Oversight and Tax, Finance and Exports, is responsible for promoting business growth and opportunities in rural areas, oversight and investigation of agricultural issues that impact small businesses, general promotion of business opportunities, and oversight and investigative authority over novel issues of special concern to small business.
Christian-Christensen, a sophomore member of the Small Business Committee, is the highest ranking Democrat on the Rural Subcommittee.
As a member of the full Small Business Committee, she will continue to have oversight responsibilities on all of the Small Business subcommittees.
The new assignment "will give me an even greater opportunity to address the needs of my constituents in the small business community," Christensen said.
Rep. Nydia Velazquez, the Small Business Committee’s ranking Democrat, said, “ Rep. Christensen brings energy and ideas to the committee. Together, we will be able to strengthen the small businesses that are so essential to our communities.”

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