January 06, 2015
OFFICES OF THE ELEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF NEW YORK TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of former Representative Michael G. Grimm will continue to serve the people of the Eleventh Congressional District of New York under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Grimm resigned from Congress on January 5, 2015.
Staff members of Representative Grimm 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 New York 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 first vacancy to occur during the 114th Congress. Eleven vacancies occurred in the 113th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is located in 1725 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-3371. Mail addressed to the Office of the Eleventh Congressional District of New York will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 7308 13th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11228 and 265 New Dorp Lane, 2nd Floor Staten Island, NY 10306.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.