Looking for your lawmaker? There’s an app for that.


A screengrab from the new GPO congressional app shows the page for Rep. Sandy Adams (R-Fla.). (Government Printing Office)

Yes — as the well-worn saying goes — there’s a new and improved app for that.

The Government Printing Office on Tuesday plans to unveil the latest version of its Mobile Member Guide, an app that the agency promises will provide “quick, easy access” to information on lawmakers.

If you’re in a bind, visit http://m.gpo.gov/memberguide/ for official biographies of House members and senators, contact information for their D.C. and home state offices, a list of the counties and ZIP codes each member represents and links to their official Web sites.

The mobile app first launched in November, and GPO also helped develop official government apps about the federal budget and the Congressional Record

Incidentally, the super-awesome, must-have PostPolitics iPad app is available for download by visiting http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/post-politics/id503660262?mt=8 or by visiting the App Store and searching for “post politics.”

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Ed O’Keefe is covering the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on Jeb Bush and other Republican candidates. He's covered presidential and congressional politics since 2008. Off the trail, he's covered Capitol Hill, federal agencies and the federal workforce, and spent a brief time covering the war in Iraq.

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