A little late, but still germane. Â Press release from the US House of Representatives Clerk:
Offices of the Third Congressional District of Indiana to remain open to serve and assist constituents
(Washington, D.C., May 22, 2010) – The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of the Honorable Mark E. Souder will continue to serve the people of the Third Congressional District of Indiana under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Souder resigned from Congress on May 21, 2010.
Staff members of Representative Souder 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 Lorraine C. Miller.
The Washington, D.C. office and the Indiana 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 eleventh vacancy to occur during the 111th Congress. Fourteen vacancies occurred in the 110th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is located in 2231 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-4436. Mail addressed to the Office of the Third Congressional District of Indiana will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at E Ross Adair Federal Building, 1300 S. Harrison Street, Room 3105, Fort Wayne, IN 46802; River Plaza, 320 N. Chicago Avenue, Suite 9B, Goshen, IN 46528; 874 N. Lima Road, Suite B, Kendallville, IN 46755; and 700 Park Avenue, Suite D, Winona Lake, IN 46590.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.