“Reform Groups Urge Office of Congressional Ethics to Steer Clear of Procedural Minefield”

Press release: “Reform groups sent a letter today to the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) urging the agency to avoid the procedural minefield of rules changes proposed recently by several private attorneys.  The reform groups include the Campaign Legal Center, … Continue reading

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“Boehner, Pelosi Reappoint Board of Ethics Watchdog”

National Journal: “The independent Office of Congressional Ethics officially received the green light Wednesday to continue its watchdog work, with the formal reappointments of its board members by House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.” … Continue reading

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“House Ethics Amends Private Travel Rules”

Roll Call: The House Ethics Committee announced on Thursday that it has adopted new regulations for accepting privately financed congressional travel, including heightened disclosure requirements and earlier approval deadlines. The changes were the result of a working group convened by … Continue reading

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