WASHINGTON, D.C. - April is the most popular month of the year for constituents to visit the nation’s Capital, and today, Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) hosted nearly 200 residents of the 7th Congressional district at Capitol Hill. With families and groups representing such great cities and towns as Arlington, Framingham and Woburn, among many, Rep. Markey arranged a unique visit to the floor of the House of Representatives and provided an historical and personal of the People’s Chamber. Rep. Markey answered questions from the group and offered one lucky student the opportunity to vote on the House floor to ensure that spring vacations continue in perpetuity for all district students. Members of Rep. Markey’s staff met and spoke with constituents, offered resources for follow-up, and Rep. Markey ended the visit with a group photograph commemorate the morning’s event.
If you live in the 7th Congressional district and will be visiting the Washington D.C., please contact Rep. Markey’s Medford District Office at (781) 396-2900.
Rep. Markey with constituents from Stoneham, Mass., including students from Boy Scout Troop 513!
For more pictures visit Rep. Markey's Flikr page.