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PRESS RELEASE

OFFICES OF THE SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF MARYLAND TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS

October 17, 2019

Washington, DC -- The Washington, DC, office and the district offices of the late Representative Elijah E. Cummings will continue to serve the people of the Seventh Congressional District of Maryland under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Cummings passed away on October 17, 2019.

Staff members of Representative Cummings 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 Cheryl L. Johnson.

The Washington, DC, office and the Maryland 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 sixth vacancy to occur during the 116th Congress. Eighteen vacancies occurred in the 115th Congress.

The Washington office is located in 2163 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, telephone (202) 225-4741. Mail addressed to the Office of the Seventh Congressional District of Maryland will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.

The district offices are located at 1010 Park Avenue, Suite 105, Baltimore, MD 21201; 754 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228; and 8267 Main Street, Room 102, Ellicott, MD 21043.

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


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