SOMERVILLE, NJ — Citing its centralized location, easy access to highways and proximity to the Somerville train station, New Jersey Rep.Tom Malinowski (D-7th) has opened a temporary district office in Somerville at 58 E. Main St. to handle constituent needs.

The flagship District Office will be located at 75-77 N Bridge Street, Somerville. The facility is currently undergoing construction which includes the addition of accessibility enhancements required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Construction is scheduled to be completed in the coming months with a grand opening celebration to be announced shortly after.

Satellite office hours are being regularly scheduled to bring services to all areas of the 7th district. The first satellite office hours with district staff will be offered in Phillipsburg, on Wednesday, January 23 from 1:00pm - 4:30pm at the Phillipsburg Municipal Building, 120 Filmore Street, 2nd floor. Additional dates and locations will be announced on the Congressional website (Malinowski.House.Gov) and through social media (Congressman Tom Malinowski on Facebook and @RepMalinowski on Twitter)

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The district office phone number is 908-547-3307.

New Jersey's 7th Congressional District covers 74 municipalities in six central New Jersey counties including all of Hunterdon County, most of Somerset County and portions of four others - Essex, Morris Union and Warren, a total of 595 square miles.

According to the 2010 census, the total population of the district was 669,857. The median income of the Seventh District is $113,393, fifth highest in the nation.

Malinowski's predecessor, Republican Leonard Lance. represented the district for 10 years before he was defeated in November by Malinowski, who has a residence in Rocky Hill. Lance, a Hunterdon County resident, had district offices in Flemington and Westfield.