January 28, 2014
OFFICES OF THE NINETEENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of former Representative Trey Radel will continue to serve the people of the Nineteenth Congressional District of Florida under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Radel resigned from Congress effective 6:30 pm, January 27, 2014.
Staff members of Representative Radel 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 Florida 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 seventh vacancy to occur during the 113th Congress. Fourteen vacancies occurred in the 112th Congress.
The Washington office is located in 1123 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-2536. Mail addressed to the Office of the Nineteenth Congressional District of Florida will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 804 Nicholas Parkway East, Suite 1, Cape Coral, FL 33990 and 3299 E. Tamiami Trail, Suite 105, Naples, FL 34112.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.