It is critical to know who your elected representatives are and how to contact them. Common issues are health care, immigration, infrastructure and related to rebuilding: FEMA and HUD reimbursements and block grants. Using your voice and communicating makes a difference.
Please find links below to contact your Senators and members of Congress in the House of Representatives. Continue to the bottom of the page for additional post-disaster federal resources and as always, please let us know if you have questions.
Members of the United States Senate introduce and vote on bills that represent the interests of their constituents (people who live in their voting state). They create new laws, modify or update old laws and serve on research committees within the legislative branch.
Senator Diane Feinstein
Senator Dianne Feinstein serves as the senior United States Senator from California, a seat she has held since 1992. A member of the Democratic Party, she previously was Mayor of San Francisco from 1978 to 1988.
Senator Kamala Harris
Senator Kamala Harris is an attorney and has served as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. She had previously served as the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 to. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
For additional information about your US Senators, click here
US House of Representatives
Members of the United States House of Representative introduce and vote on bills that represent the interests of their constituents (people who live in their voting district). They create new laws, modify or update old laws and serve on research committees within the legislative branch.
Representative Mike Thompson
Representative Mike Thompson serves as the U.S. Representative for California’s 5th congressional district.
Representative Jared Huffman
Representative Jared Huffman serves as the U.S. Representative for California’s 2nd congressional district.
If you are unsure which congressional district you belong to, click here
More information about your Federal Government
State Senate vs US Senate
A California state senator is a member of one of the 49 state legislative chambers called State Senates. A US Senator is one of 100 members (two per state) of the United States Senate. They consider and enact legislation that affects the people of either their state, or the entire United States.
Located within the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responsible for coordinating the federal government’s response to natural and man-made disasters.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The purpose of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is to provide housing and community development assistance and to make sure everyone has access to “fair and equal” housing.