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Tuesday, February 7, 2023


Nov. 5, 2001 – Delegate Donna Christian Christensen is back in her congressional office on the fifth floor of the Longworth House Office Building, but mail service to the Capitol remains suspended as a result of anthrax concerns.
In a release distributed Monday, Christensen said constituents can once again contact her staff by telephone at (202) 225-1790 or by fax at (202) 225-5517. The local office telephones are 774-4408 on St. Thomas and 778-5900 on St. Croix.
Christensen and her Washington, D.C., staff returned to their offices at 1510 Longworth on Monday after an absence of nearly three weeks due to anthrax threats on Capitol Hill. In the interim, members of Congress worked out of temporary space provided by the General Accounting Office.
"My staff and I are pleased to be back in our offices where we can resume normal operations," the delegate said in a release. She said her offices were found to be anthrax free. The three offices on the sixth and seventh floors that tested positive for anthrax have been sealed off until they can be decontaminated, the release stated.
"We still don't know when our mail service will be resumed, so I urge constituents to call or fax us with their concerns," Christensen said.

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