How to Contact Your Senators and Representative
By members of the Government Relations Committee
If you do not know who your Senators are Click on this link www.senate.gov or cut and paste it into the address line of your browser. On the Senate webpage click on the tab toward the top of the screen labeled Senators. Toward the top of Senators webpage you will see a box labeled Choose a State. Click on the down arrow, find your state, and click on your state. This will give you the names of both of your Senators and each Senator’s name mailing address, and direct phone number to their office. The last line of this listing is either a link to the Senator's website and contact information or an email address for your senator to email your senator, click on the link in the last line.
If you do not know who your Representative is click on this link http://clerk.house.gov/ or cut and paste it into the address line on your web browser On the Office of the Clerk webpage click on the tab toward the top of this webpage labeled Member Information. In the left column of the Member Information page, you will see a search box labeled Representative by State, which will pull up the names of all the Representatives from your state. You will see the city and/or district each Representative represents on the listing.
Representative Contact Information
The easiest way to find your Representative's contact information is to go to www.google.com and type your Representative’s name into the search box. Google will give you a link to you Representative's website. Click on the link to your Representative’s website. When you get to your Representative's website look for a Contact Us link or tab and click on it. The Contact Us link will usually give your Representative's mailing address, direct phone number, and an email form you can use to email your Representative. You may also follow the links from http://clerk.house.gov/ website to your Representative's website and click on the Contact Us link or tab.
Capitol Switchboard Phone Numbers
You can call U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask the operator to connect you to your Representative or Senator's office. The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) also provides a toll free number, which you may use to call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard, which is 1-877-762-8762.
MOAA also provides an online Take Action tool. Click this link - http://takeaction.moaa.org/?1 - and scroll down to to the topic you support (example Act now to end the widows tax) and click on that topic. Then fill in your personal information and complete the form so that MOAA can send it to the key officials.
List of All Representatives' Phone Numbers To find your Representative's phone numbers or a list of all the Representatives' phone numbers click on this link http://clerk.house.gov/ or cut and paste the link into the address line of your web browser. On the Office of the Clerk webpage click on the tab labeled Member Information. On the Office of the Clerk webpage click on the tab labeled Member Information. On the right side of the webpage, you will see Member Telephone Directory. Underneath Member Telephone Directory you will see [ HTML | PDF ] . If you click on HTML, a screen will appear that lists the phone numbers of all the Representatives or click this link: Member Phone Directory. If you click on PDF, the website will download a listing of all the Representatives to your computer. When this listing appears on your screen, go to the upper left corner of the document and click on FILE then in the drop down box click on Save a copy. Be sure to observe and directory where this document is saved so that you can retrieve it.
List of All Senators' Phone Numbers To find your Senators' phone numbers or a list of all the Senators' phone numbers click on this link http://clerk.house.gov/ or cut and paste the link into the address line of your web browser. On the Office of the Clerk webpage click on the tab labeled Member Information. On the Member Information page In the right column all the way at the bottom of the page you will see Senate Telephone Directory and underneath that [PDF] . If you click on the [PDF], the website will download a listing of all the Senators' Phone Numbers. When this listing appears on your screen, go to the upper left hand corner of the document and click on FILE then in the drop down box click on Save a copy. Remember the directory where this document is saved so that you can retrieve it.
To Check on Legislation
Click on this link www.thomas.gov or cut and paste the link into the address line of your web browser. Toward the top of the screen in the middle, you will find search boxes where you can find a particular piece of proposed legislation either by doing a search on particular words or by typing in the bill number. On the right side of this page, you can click on U.S. Code and find specific pieces of law such as Title 10 for Department of Defense and Title 38 for the Department of Veterans Affairs.