August 5, 2013
OFFICES OF THE FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF ALABAMA TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C., office and the district offices of former Representative Jo Bonner will continue to serve the people of the First Congressional District of Alabama under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Bonner resigned from Congress on August 2, 2013.
Staff members of Representative Bonner 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 Alabama 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 third vacancy to occur in the 113th Congress. Fourteen vacancies occurred during the 112th Congress.
The Washington office is currently located in 2236 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-4931. Mail addressed to the Office of the First Congressional District of Alabama will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 11 N. Water Street, Suite 15290, Mobile, Alabama 36602 and 201 E. Section Avenue, Foley, Alabama, 36535.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.