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PRESS RELEASE

OFFICES OF THE THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS

February 11, 2019

Washington, DC -- The Washington, DC, office and the district office of former Representative Walter B. Jones will continue to serve the people of the Third Congressional District of North Carolina under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Jones passed away on February 10, 2019.

Staff members of Representative Jones 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, DC, office and the North Carolina 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 second vacancy to occur during the 116th Congress. Eighteen vacancies occurred in the 115th Congress.

The Washington office is located in 2333 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-3415. Mail addressed to the Office of the Third Congressional District of North Carolina will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.

The district office is located at 1105-C Corporate Drive, Greenville, NC 27858.

Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk
(202) 225-7000.


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