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115th Congress, 2nd Session

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Office of the Fifteenth Congressional District of Pennsylvania
Formerly the Office of Representative Charles W. Dent

The Washington, DC, office and the district offices of former Representative
Dent will continue to serve the people of the Fifteenth Congressional District of Pennsylvania under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Dent resigned from Congress effective May 12, 2018.

See Press Release

The Interim Vacant Office Status:
By federal law and the Rules of the House of Representatives, the employees of the former Representative continue to staff the offices of the congressional district under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. This interim vacant status continues until a new Representative is elected to fill the unexpired term. Currently, the congressional district does not have voting representation. Although the scope of the vacant congressional office is limited, constituents of the district are invited to contact this interim office for information and assistance as indicated below.

Legislative Information:
Until a new Representative is elected, the vacant congressional office cannot take or advocate positions of public policy. Constituents may choose to express opinions on legislation or issues to your elected Senators or wait until a new Representative is elected and takes office. Mail received by the vacant office will be acknowledged. The staff of the vacant office can assist constituents with general information concerning the status of legislation, but cannot provide analysis of issues or render opinions.

Assistance with Federal Government Agencies (Casework):
The staff of the vacant office will continue to assist constituents who have cases pending with the office. These constituents will receive a letter from the Clerk requesting whether the staff should continue assistance or not. Constituents who do not have pending cases but require assistance in matters relating to federal government agencies are invited to contact the nearest district office for further information and assistance. To contact the office for a general casework request, please download and fill out this form and send it to the Lehigh Valley Office. For USCIS assistance, please download and fill out this form and send it to the Lehigh Valley Office.

Office Locations:
The staff of the vacant Congressional office is available to assist you at the following locations:

Washington, DC
Office of the Fifteenth Congressional District of Pennsylvania
2082 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-6411

District Offices in Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Office
3900 Hamilton Boulevard
Suite 207
Allentown, PA 18103
Phone: (610) 770-3490

Berks County Office
61 North Third Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
Phone: (610) 562-4281

Dauphin County
250 West Chocolate Avenue
Suite 2
Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 533-3959

Lebanon County
342 West Main Street (Front)
Annville, PA 17003
Phone: (717) 867-1026

Contact the Office:
To send the office an email, please fill out this form.

Request a Tour:
To send the office a tour request, please fill out this form.

Service Academy Nominations:
To send the office a service academy nomination request, please download and fill out this form and send it to the Lehigh Valley Office.

Other Sources in Pennsylvania:
Pennsylvania Department of State


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