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Our information hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, eastern time.

Ways to Contact BLS Directly


General inquiries
Consumer Price Index (CPI) inquiries
Producer Price Index (PPI) inquiries
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Call (202) 691-5200 to speak with a BLS information specialist.

Information and assistance is also available from any BLS regional office.
For detailed program information, contact phone numbers are available for each program.


Send a question by fax to (202) 691-7890

Write or Personal Visit

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Division of Information and Marketing Services
2 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E. Room 2850
Washington, D. C. 20212


Information voice phone at: (202) 691-5200
The Federal Relay Service: 1-800-877-8339

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P.O. Box 371954
Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954
(202) 512-1800

Ways for the News Media to Contact Us

To speak directly with the BLS Press Assistant, Gary Steinberg, please call
(202) 691-5902, or send email inquiries to


Last Modified Date: November 6, 2009