Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of former Representative Jay Inslee will continue to serve the people of the First Congressional District of Washington under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Inslee resigned from Congress on March 20, 2012.
Staff members of Representative Inslee 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 Washington 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 eighth vacancy to occur during the 112th Congress. Twelve vacancies occurred in the 111th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is located in 2329 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-6311. Mail addressed to the Office of the First Congressional District of Washington will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 18560 1st Avenue, NE, Suite E-800, Shoreline, Washington 98155 and 17791 Fjord Drive, NE, Door 112, Poulsbo, Washington 98370.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.