Press Releases

Dec 2, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on December 2, 2011, to release the following statement:

Nov 28, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Alcee L. Hastings and Representative Don Young

Pursuant to House Rule XI, Clause 3(a)(8)(A) and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A) and 17 A( c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member ofthe Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matters regarding Representative Alcee L. Hastings and Representative Don Young, which were transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on October 13,2011.

Nov 4, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Acting Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics regarding Representative Laura Richardson

In accordance with Clause 3 of House Rule XI and Committee Rules 14(a)(3) and 18, the Committee on Ethics (the Committee) unanimously voted on November 3, 2011, to establish an investigative subcommittee. Pursuant to the Committee’s action, the investigative subcommittee shall have jurisdiction to determine whether Representative Laura Richardson violated the Code of Official Conduct or any law, rule, regulation, or other applicable standard of conduct in the performance of her duties or the discharge of her responsibilities, with respect to alleged use of official House resources and personnel for work related to campaign activities and other non-official purposes.

Oct 18, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics regarding Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Pursuant to House Rule XI, Clause 3(a)(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 Jesse Jackson, Jr., which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) on August 6, 2009 and deferred, pursuant to Committee Rule 17A. After the recent withdrawal of the request for deferral, the Committee voted on October 13, 2011 to end the deferral period. Pursuant to Rule 17A, the Committee has refrained from taking action during the deferral period.

Aug 5, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member Regarding Representative Luis V. Gutierrez

Today, the Committee transmitted the attached Report to the House regarding Representative Luis V. Gutierrez, who was arrested on July 26, 2011, in Washington, D.C., during a protest outside of the White House.

Aug 5, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member Regarding Gregory Hill

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(d) and 7(g), the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on August 1, 2011, to release the following statement:

Aug 5, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member Regarding Representative Jean Schmidt

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(d) and 7(g), the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on August 1, 2011, to release the following statement:

Aug 5, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member Regarding Representative Gregory Meeks

On May 18, 2011, the Committee received a referral from the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) regarding Representative Gregory W. Meeks. The Committee, pursuant to Committee Rule 18(a), conducted a further review of the matter.

Aug 5, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member Regarding Michael Collins

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(d) and 7(g), the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on August 1, 2011, to release the following statement:

Jul 20, 2011

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member Regarding the Matter of Representative Maxine Waters

After a long, careful, and competitive process, Chairman Jo Bonner and Ranking Member Linda Sánchez are pleased to announce that the Committee on Ethics voted unanimously to hire highly respected Washington, D.C., attorney Billy Martin...

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