July 16, 2013
OFFICES OF THE FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C., office and the district offices of former Representative Edward J. Markey will continue to serve the people of the Fifth Congressional District of Massachusetts under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Markey resigned from Congress on July 15, 2013.
Staff members of Representative Markey 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.
TThe Washington, D.C., office and the Massachusetts 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 second vacancy to occur in the 113th Congress. Fourteen vacancies occurred during the 112th Congress.
The Washington office is located in 2108 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-2836. Mail addressed to the Office of the Fifth Congressional District of Massachusetts will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district office is located at 5 High Street, Suite 101, Medford, MA 02155.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.