September 27, 2013
OFFICES OF THE FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C., office and the district offices of former Representative Rodney Alexander will continue to serve the people of the Fifth Congressional District of Louisiana under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Alexander resigned from Congress effective September 27, 2013.
Staff members of Representative Alexander 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 Louisiana 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 fourth vacancy to occur in the 113th Congress. Fourteen vacancies occurred during the 112th Congress.
The Washington office is currently located in 316 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-8490. Mail addressed to the Office of the Fifth Congressional District of Louisiana will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 1412 Centre Court, Suite 402, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301 and 1900 Stubbs Avenue, Suite B, Monroe, Louisiana 71201.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.