Washington, D.C. — The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of
the Honorable John P. Murtha will continue to serve the people of the Twelfth Congressional
District of Pennsylvania under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives.
Representative Murtha died on February 8, 2010.
Staff members of Representative Murtha 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
Lorraine C. Miller.
The Washington, D.C. office and Pennsylvania 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 111th Congress.
Fourteen vacancies occurred in the 110th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is located in 2423 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington,
D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-2065. Mail addressed to the Office of the Twelfth
Congressional District of Pennsylvania will be delivered through the internal House
mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 647 Main Street, Suite 401, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
15901, and 20 N. Gallatin Avenue, Suite 216, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202)