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Brief: deJongh Travels to Washington for Governor's Conference

Feb. 23, 2007 — Gov. John deJongh Jr. left the territory today en route to Washington, D.C., to attend the winter meeting of the National Governor's Association, according to a new release from deJongh's office.
Following the four-day meeting, deJongh will meet with congressional leaders and White House officials, the release said. In his absence, Lt. Gov. Gregory Francis will serve as acting governor, in accordance with provisions of the Revised Organic Act of 1954.
DeJongh will return to the territory the first week of March, the release said.

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Feb. 23, 2007 -- Gov. John deJongh Jr. left the territory today en route to Washington, D.C., to attend the winter meeting of the National Governor's Association, according to a new release from deJongh's office.
Following the four-day meeting, deJongh will meet with congressional leaders and White House officials, the release said. In his absence, Lt. Gov. Gregory Francis will serve as acting governor, in accordance with provisions of the Revised Organic Act of 1954.
DeJongh will return to the territory the first week of March, the release said.