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U.S. House Committee on Ethics

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  • Ruppersberger aide investigated, cleared over 2008 trip

    The House Ethics Committee disclosed Friday it had investigated a trip to Turkey taken by an aide to Baltimore County Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger -- along with several others -- but concluded the staff member had acted in good faith and will take no further action.
  • House Ethics chairman slams Fitzpatrick as he reverses travel disclosure change

    House Ethics chairman slams Fitzpatrick as he reverses travel disclosure change
    After media outrage earlier this week over a quietly approved change to how legislators must disclose privately funded trips, the House Ethics Committee is reversing course. The National Journal first reported that a rule change meant details of trips...

    Dent, House Ethics colleagues mum on travel disclosure change

    Dent, House Ethics colleagues mum on travel disclosure change
    The U.S. House Ethics Committee – of which Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent is a member – has come under fire for a discreet change regarding how legislators must disclose privately funded trips. Details of trips paid for by outside...

    House ethics panel extends review of Gutierrez hiring of lobbyist

    House ethics panel extends review of Gutierrez hiring of lobbyist
    WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee said Monday it would continue to review Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s hiring of an Illinois lobbyist who was paid more than $590,000 to perform extensive duties for his congressional office. The lobbyist, Doug...

    Trey Radel plans to resign House seat today after cocaine bust

    Trey Radel plans to resign House seat today after cocaine bust
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Trey Radel plans to resign, two months after the Florida Republican pleaded guilty to drug possession, prompting a congressional investigation and primary challenges in his district. Radel, 37, planned to inform House Speaker...