Press Releases

Mar 24, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on March 24, 2014, to release the following statement:

Mar 20, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A), 17A(c)(1), and 17A(j), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on December 4, 2013.

Mar 13, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics on Selection of Ethics Staff Director

Chairman K. Michael Conaway and Ranking Member Linda T. Sánchez are pleased to announce the selection of Thomas A. Rust as Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the Committee on Ethics. The Committee unanimously agreed to the appointment of Mr. Rust, who is already employed by the Committee, effective today.

Feb 6, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Markwayne Mullin

Pursuant to House Rule XI, Clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A) and 17A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Markwayne Mullin, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on December 23, 2013.

Feb 6, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Pursuant to House Rule XI, Clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A) and 17A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on December 23, 2013.

Jan 29, 2014

Statement Regarding The Investigative Subcommittee In The Matter Of Representative Henry J. “Trey” Radel III

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on January 29, 2014, to release the following statement on behalf of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Investigative Subcommittee in the Matter of Representative Henry J. “Trey” Radel III:

Dec 16, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Henry J. "Trey" Radel III

In accordance with House Rule XI, clause 3, H. Res. 451, and Committee Rules 10(a)(2) and 18(e)(2), the Committee on Ethics (Committee) unanimously voted on December 12, 2013, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee.

Nov 26, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Michael Grimm

Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(C)(ii) and Committee Rule 17A(h)(2), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on November 26, 2013, to release the following statement:

Nov 15, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Allegations Relating to Travel to Taiwan by Representatives William Owens and Peter Roskam in 2011

On November 15, 2013, the Committee transmitted the attached Report to the House regarding allegations relating to travel to Taiwan by Representatives William Owens and Peter Roskam in 2011.

Oct 31, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding the Arrests of Members of the House During a Protest Outside the United States Capitol on October 8, 2013

On October 30, 2013, the Committee transmitted the attached Report to the House regarding the arrests of Members of the House during a protest outside the United States Capitol on October 8, 2013.

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