February 19, 2014
OFFICES OF THE FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C., office and the district office of former Representative Robert E. Andrews will continue to serve the people of the First Congressional District of New Jersey under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Andrews resigned from Congress on February 18, 2014.
Staff members of Representative Andrews 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 Jersey district office 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 eighth vacancy to occur during the 113th Congress. Fourteen vacancies occurred in the 112th Congress.
The Washington office is located in 2265 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-6501. Mail addressed to the Office of the First Congressional District of New Jersey will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district office is located at 515 Grove Street, Suite 3C, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.