February 10, 2015
OFFICES OF THE FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of the late Representative Alan Nunnelee will continue to serve the people of the First Congressional District of Mississippi under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Nunnelee passed away on February 6, 2015.
Staff members of Representative Nunnelee remain on the House payroll under the supervision of the Clerk of the House to receive and undertake constituent casework, to help in handling business with the departments of the executive branch of the government, to provide general status information on pending legislation and to offer other general constituent services provided by House offices. The Clerk of the House is Karen L. Haas.
The Washington, D.C. office and the Mississippi district offices are presently open on a daily basis to accommodate congressional business. Under House rules, the Clerk manages the offices when a Member dies, resigns, or is expelled. This authority, which does not include voting representation, continues until a successor is elected to fill the vacant seat. This is the second vacancy to occur during the 114th Congress. Eleven vacancies occurred in the 113th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is currently located in 1427 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-4306. Mail addressed to the Office of the First Congressional District of Mississippi will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 431 West Main Street, Suite 450, Tupelo, Mississippi 38804, 318 N. 7th Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701, and 2565 Caffey Street, #200, Hernando, Mississippi 38632.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.