Members of Congress return to Washington on Monday after a week-long work sessions in their home districts.
Like some other around the country, St. Louis-area representatives are catching criticism for not using the break to host town hall meetings to hear from constituents.
There was one exception; Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., held a listening session Friday in Hillsboro regarding pension funds.
So where are your representatives, and why aren’t they holding public meetings? Here’s what they said.
Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, Ill.