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House Ethics Panel Extends Inquiry Into Rep. Tom Garrett Virginia Republican allegedly had congressional aides run personal errands

Sep 28, 2018...The House Ethics Committee has extended its investigation into Rep. Thomas Garrett, the panel said in a release Friday. 

Keith Ellison Calls for House Ethics Investigation Into Allegations Against Him “I am innocent and eager to see this entire matter resolved,” Minnesota Democrat says

Sep 26, 2018...Rep. Keith Ellison is calling for a House Ethics Committee inquiry into allegations of abuse against him made by a former girlfriend.

House Ethics Committee Takes Action on Hunter, Collins Justice Department requested Ethics panel defer action on both indicted members

Sep 6, 2018...The House Ethics Committee voted Thursday to impanel investigative subcommittees to examine Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of New York. But neither panel plans to conduct work on the investigation at this time, deferring to the Justice Department for now.

Vulnerable Rod Blum Under House Ethics Inquiry Case was referred to panel by independent Office of Congressional Ethics

Sep 4, 2018...The House Ethics Committee has taken up an inquiry into Iowa Republican Rod Blum. The case was referred from the Office of Congressional Ethics on July 19, and the Ethics Committee will announce a course of action before Dec. 17, according to a release. 

Steny Hoyer Touts Oversight and Ethics Standards as Key to Trust in Government Eyeing majority, Maryland Democrat and minority whip looks at transparency as winning issue

Sep 12, 2018...Efforts to boost transparency, ethics and oversight are among House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer’s strategies for restoring Americans’ trust in government if Democrats win the House majority for the next congress.

Rep. Jayapal’s Arrest Will Not Trigger Ethics Investigation Washington Democrat was arrested at immigration protest

Jul 26, 2018...The House Ethics Committee has voted against impanelling an investigative subcommittee to look into Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s arrest in June during an immigration protest in the Hart Senate Office Building.

Ethics Committee Orders Markwayne Mullin to Pay Back $40,000 Oklahoma Republican instructed to pay back family business

Aug 10, 2018...The House Ethics Committee has called for Rep. Markwayne Mullin to return $40,000 to his family business, Mullin West, following a review that concluded the money was paid out to him in a manner that is out of compliance with House rules and the committee’s recommendations.

Office of Congressional Ethics Sees Huge Uptick in Citizen Outreach More than 8,000 private citizens contact office for information or requests

Aug 6, 2018...The Office of Congressional Ethics saw a considerable uptick in citizen outreach in the second quarter of 2018. At the same time, three referrals were sent to the House Ethics Committee for action.

Schweikert Chief of Staff Resigns Amid Ethics Probe Oliver Schwab is accused of being paid by Schweikert’s campaign more than what is allowed

Jul 10, 2018...Oliver Schwab, Arizona Rep. David Schweikert’s chief of staff, resigned as they both face an investigation by the House Ethics Committee.