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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Selects New Legislative Director
The Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalitionand Northeast-Midwest Institute welcome Christine Kontra as the Coalition's new Legislative Director. Prior to joining the Congressional Coalition, Christine worked as a Legislative Assistant to Rep. Steve LaTourette (OH-14th), for whom she handled appropriations, environment, defense, national security, veterans, and arts issues. In addition, she spent two years working in the Columbus, Ohio, office of Senator George Voinovich, and worked in the communications department of the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. Christine has BA degrees in Political Science and History of Art from The Ohio State University. She is a native of Willoughby, Ohio.
Christine can be contacted at Christine.Kontra@mail.house.gov, and through the Office of Rep. James Oberstar; 2365 Rayburn House Office Building; Washington, DC 20515.