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Mar 2, 2010 News Article
When the House Ethics Committee dropped charges against seven members of the Appropriations Committee last week, it signaled that lawmakers can keep on directing that federal dollars be spent with contractors who give them campaign contributions. But it looks a lot like condoning practices that the committee rejected just a few years ago.
Jan 14, 2010 Press Advisories
The Office of Congressional Ethics, established by the House of Representatives, is an independent, non-partisan entity charged with receiving and reviewing allegations of misconduct concerning House Members and staff and, when appropriate, referring matters to the Committee on Ethics.
Nov 12, 2009 News Article

The House ethics committee is openly — and foolishly — sniping at its newly appointed ally in the difficult task of policing members’ behavior.

Sep 16, 2009 Press Advisories
STATEMENT OF THE CHAIR AND CO-CHAIRMAN OF THE OFFICE OF CONGRESSIONAL ETHICS REGARDING THE OCE’S REFERRAL OF REPRESENTATIVE SAM GRAVES TO THE COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF OFFICIAL CONDUCT.The press release is posted on the OCE’s website http://oce.house.gov.
Jul 13, 2009 Press Advisories
The Office of Congressional Ethics, established by the House of Representatives, is an independent, non-partisan entity charged with receiving and reviewing allegations of misconduct concerning House Members and staff and, when appropriate, referring matters to the Committee on Ethics.
Apr 15, 2009 News Article
The Office of Congressional Ethics has authorized preliminary or “second phase” reviews of 10 different ethics matters, although it has not made any formal recommendations to the House ethics committee for full-scale investigations, according to its first publicly released report.
Apr 14, 2009 Press Advisories
The Office of Congressional Ethics, established by the House of Representatives, is an independent, non-partisan entity charged with receiving and reviewing allegations of misconduct concerning House Members and staff and, when appropriate, referring matters to the Committee on Ethics.
Jan 23, 2009 News Article
The Office of Congressional Ethics moved closer to its first investigations on Friday, approving a package of rules and procedures, including how the panel will accept allegations against lawmakers.
Jan 21, 2009 Press Advisories
PRESS ADVISORY: OFFICE OF CONGRESSIONAL ETHICS BOARD TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON DRAFT RULES AND CODE OF CONDUCT. The press release is posted on the OCE’s website http://oce.house.gov.
Nov 20, 2008 Press Advisories
The Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) has named Leo J. Wise, a former a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), as the office’s first Staff Director and Chief Counsel.The press release is posted on the OCE’s website http://oce.house.gov.

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