Key Contacts in Congress and the Administration

Here are some helpful links and resources to help you contact members of the Administration, Senate and House of Representatives.

President

President George W. Bush
Website: www.whitehouse.gov
Email: president@whitehouse.gov

The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Comments: 202-456-1111
Switchboard: 202-456-1414
Fax: 202-456-2461
TTY/TDD: 202-456-6213

Department of Labor

Website: www.dol.gov

Elaine Chao, Secretary
Department of Labor

Office of the Secretary
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite S-2521
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202-693-6000
Fax: 202-693-6111

Women’s Bureau
Website: www.dol.gov/wb
Shinae Chun, Director
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite S-3002
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202-693-6710
Fax: 202-693-6725

Employment and Training Administration
Website: www.doleta.gov
Emily Stover Derocco, Assistant Secretary
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite S-2307
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202-693-2700
Fax: 202-693-2725

Department of Education

Website: www.ed.gov

Margaret Spellings, Secretary
Department of Education

Office of the Secretary
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Phone: 1-800-USA-LEARN
TTY: 1-800-437-0833
Fax: (202) 401-0689

Office of Vocational and Adult Education
Website: www.ed.gov/offices/OVAE/index.html
Troy Justesen, Assistant Secretary
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Vocational and Adult Education
11th Floor
550 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Phone: (202) 245-7700
Fax: (202) 2045-7838
Email: ovae@ed.gov

Senate

US Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121 / (202) 225-1904 TTY

General website: www.senate.gov
For a list of Senators’ names and contact information: www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

Key Senate Committees and Subcommittees

Appropriations Committee
Website: appropriations.senate.gov
Chair: Robert C. Byrd (D-WV)

311 Hart Senate Building

Washington , DC 20510

Phone: (202) 224-3954

Subcommittee:

  • Labor, Health and Human Services, Education

Finance Committee
Chair: Max Baucus (D-MT)
511 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington , DC 20510

Phone: (202) 224-2651
Website: finance.senate.gov

Subcommittees:

  • Health Care
  • Social Security and Family Policy

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
Website: help.senate.gov
Chair: Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
317 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington , DC 20510
Phone : (202) 224-4543
Subcommittees:

Children and Families

Retirement and Aging

Employment & Workplace Safety

House of Representatives

US Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121; (202) 225-1904 TTY

General Website: www.house.gov
For a list of Representatives’ names and contact information: http://www.house.gov/house/MemberWWW.html

Key House Committees and Subcommittees

Appropriations
Chair: Dave Obey (D-WI)
2314 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225- 3365
Website: www.house.gov/appropriations

Subcommittees:

  • Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

Education and Labor
Website: edlabor.house.gov
Chair: Hon. George Miller (D- CA)
2205 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2095

Subcommittees:

  • Healthy Families and Communities
  • Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness
  • Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
  • Workforce Protections

Committee on Ways & Means
Website: waysandmeans.house.gov
Chair: Charles Rangel (D-NY)
Phone : (202) 225-3625
Committee on Ways & Means
U.S. House of Representatives
1102 Longworth House Office Building
Washington D.C. 20515

Subcommittees:

  • Health
  • Social Security
  • Income Security and Family Support