Connecting to Congress

Tue, 8 Aug 1995 10:37:10 -0400

August 8, 1995 10:30 AM

The following information on getting in touch with Congress is provided by
CEHP Incorporated through ACRA. We inadvertently left off some digits on the
Senate phone number in our last posting. Please clip these and keep them

Tom Wheaton
Exec Dir - ACRA


Following are some quick ways to communicate with Members of Congress and to
obtain useful information for tracking legislation and congressional

Switchboard in the U.S. Capitol
The office of any Member of Congress or committee can be reached by calling
the Capitol switchboard.
Phone: (202) 224-3121

Addresses for Members of Congress
Honorable (full name)
U.S. Senate
Washington DC 20510

Dear Senator (last name unless you are on first name basis):

Honorable (full name)
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington DC 20515

Dear Representative (last name unless you are on first name basis)

Status of Legislation
The House Office of Legislative Information will respond to telephone
inquiries from the public on the status of current legislation, and what
bills have been introduced and by whom. They can also provide names of
cosponsors, committee referrals, dates of hearings, markups and other actions
Phone: (202) 225-1772

Daily Calendar Information
The Democrats and Republicans in both the House and Senate provide recorded
messages on the proceedings on the floor of each chamber every day they are
in session:

(202) 225-7430 Republican tape, floor info
(202) 225-7350 Republican Cloakroom
(202) 225-7330 Democratic Cloakroom
(202) 225-7400 Democratic tape, floor info

(202) 224-8541 Democratic tape, floor info
(202) 224-4691 Democratic Cloakroom
(202) 224-8601 Republican tape, floor info
(202) 224-6391 Republican Cloakroom