Press Releases

Sep 11, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Michele Bachmann

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on September 11, 2013, to release the following statement:

Jul 26, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Allegations about Privately-Sponsored Travel Paid for by the Turkish Coalition of America

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on July 26, 2013, to release the following statement

Jul 26, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Michele Bachmann

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 Michele Bachmann

Jul 26, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Tim Bishop

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 Tim Bishop

Jul 26, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Peter Roskam

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 Peter Roskam

Jul 26, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative John Tierney

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 John Tierney

May 23, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding the Establishment of a Working Group

The Committee on Ethics has appointed a bipartisan working group to study matters related to the disclosure of and handling of personal financial interests in the House of Representatives.

Mar 19, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Robert Andrews

In accordance with House Rule XI, clause 3, and Committee Rules 10(a)(2) and 18, the Committee on Ethics (Committee) unanimously voted on February 26, 2013, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee. Pursuant to the Committee’s action, the Investigative Subcommittee shall have jurisdiction to determine whether Representative Robert Andrews violated the Code of Official Conduct or any law, rule, regulation, or other applicable standard of conduct in the performance of his duties or the discharge of his responsibilities, with respect to allegations that he improperly used funds from his principal campaign committee and leadership PAC for personal purposes, used official resources for nonofficial and personal purposes, and made false statements to federal officials.

Mar 19, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Don Young

In accordance with House Rule XI, clause 3 and Committee Rules 10(a)(2) and 18, the Committee on Ethics (Committee) unanimously voted on February 26, 2013, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee. Pursuant to the Committee’s action, the Investigative Subcommittee shall have jurisdiction to determine whether Representative Don Young violated the Code of Official Conduct or any law, rule, regulation, or other applicable standard of conduct in the performance of his duties or the discharge of his responsibilities, with respect to allegations that he, or persons acting on his behalf, improperly obtained, received, or accepted gifts, improperly used official resources or campaign funds for personal purposes, failed to report certain gifts on his annual Financial Disclosure Statements, and made false statements to federal officials.

Feb 6, 2013

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Aaron Schock

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on February 6, 2013, to release the following statement:

Pages