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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.

Amid Chris Collins Scandal, Pelosi Vows Ethics Overhaul Under Democratic Majority Democrats also want to rewrite campaign finance laws

Aug 9, 2018...Pointing to New York Rep. Chris Collins’s indictment as an example of corruption in the Republican-controlled Congress, House Minority Nancy Pelosi vowed Thursday that if Democrats retake the House they will overhaul ethics and campaign finance laws. 

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.

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. 

Ethics Experts Request Investigation Into Jordan in Ohio State Scandal Comes as Freedom Caucus told to stand by their man

Jul 9, 2018...Former Obama administration ethics czar Norm Eisen has filed a request with the Office of Congressional Ethics for the House Ethics Committee to launch an inquiry into Rep. Jim Jordan.

Ethics Committee to Investigate Schweikert and Chief Over Finances Arizona Republicans says there was a “clerical screw-up”

Jun 28, 2018...The House Ethics Committee has established an investigative subcommittee to discover whether Arizona Republican Rep. David Schweikert and his chief of staff, Oliver Schwab, violated multiple campaign finance and official congressional funds laws.

Ethics Office Nominee Easily Advances to Senate Floor Tone from the top critical to fostering strong ethics culture, Rounds says

Jun 13, 2018...Emory Rounds III is one crucial step closer to taking over the top spot at the Office of Government Ethics, an increasingly high-profile job in the Trump era.

Ethics Panel Announces Investigation Into Rep. Schweikert and Chief of Staff Oliver Schwab allegedly exceeded outside earned income for senior staff

May 31, 2018...The House Ethics Committee is reviewing an Office of Congressional Ethics referral to investigate Rep. David Schweikert and Oliver Schwab, his chief of staff.