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CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION IN V.I.

A congressional delegation will tour the Virgin Islands this weekend, accompanied by Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen.
Reps. Don Young of Alaska, Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota and Delegate Eni F.H. Faleomavaega of American Samoa met briefly Friday with Gov. Charles W. Turnbull.
Young made a commitment to support the Virgin Islands' efforts to get its fiscal house in order, according to a release from Government House. He also offered his support to assist in completing the airport on St. Croix.
Young, chairman of the House Committee on Resources, is also the second-ranking Republican on the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He has served in the U.S. Congress for 28 years. He is also a member of the Subcommittee on Aviation, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Peterson, a Democrat, is a member of the Committee on Agriculture, ranking member on the Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture and member of the Veterans' Affairs Committee and the Health Subcommittee.
Faleomavaega, a 12-year veteran of the House of Representatives, is on the Committee on Resource and the House Committee on International Relations.
The delegation will visit St. John, Water Island and St. Croix over the weekend.
The congressmen, who are accompanied by their spouses and members of their staffs, leave the territory Monday.

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A congressional delegation will tour the Virgin Islands this weekend, accompanied by Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen.
Reps. Don Young of Alaska, Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota and Delegate Eni F.H. Faleomavaega of American Samoa met briefly Friday with Gov. Charles W. Turnbull.
Young made a commitment to support the Virgin Islands' efforts to get its fiscal house in order, according to a release from Government House. He also offered his support to assist in completing the airport on St. Croix.
Young, chairman of the House Committee on Resources, is also the second-ranking Republican on the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He has served in the U.S. Congress for 28 years. He is also a member of the Subcommittee on Aviation, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Peterson, a Democrat, is a member of the Committee on Agriculture, ranking member on the Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture and member of the Veterans' Affairs Committee and the Health Subcommittee.
Faleomavaega, a 12-year veteran of the House of Representatives, is on the Committee on Resource and the House Committee on International Relations.
The delegation will visit St. John, Water Island and St. Croix over the weekend.
The congressmen, who are accompanied by their spouses and members of their staffs, leave the territory Monday.