Below is the auto-reply I received in response to my message...glad to know they care so much.
Thank you very much for contacting my office about an issue that I know
concerns you greatly. Please note that this is an auto-reply to
acknowledge that your email message has been received.
If you are a resident of the 14th Congressional District of Illinois, your
position/views expressed in your message will be logged and if requested
you will be receiving a response.
For those residing outside of the 14th Congressional District of Illinois,
your position/views expressed in your message will be logged. At this
time, due to Congressional franking privileges I am only able to respond
to residents of the 14th Congressional District of Illinois. I would
encourage you to also contact your Representative directly to express your
views. You may do so by visiting http://www.house.gov/writerep/
entering your zip code.
Thank you once again. Your comments are an integral part of the political
process. Without them, I would not be able to make the decisions that
affect our community and our nation.
Speaker J. Dennis Hastert
235 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515