Effort to Gut House Ethics Office Stopped | Taxpayers for Common Sense

Letters & Testimony

Effort to Gut House Ethics Office Stopped

January 03, 2017

View/Download this article in pdf format

On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense sent the following letter to the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives: Paul Ryan (R-WI) opposing efforts to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE): 

UPDATE | After an outcry from citizens, outside groups and the President-elect, House Republicans gathered quickly and stripped the provision to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics from the House Rules package shortly before consideration.

A win to start to 2017!


Filed under:

Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

September 21, 2017

Lots of Lawmaker To-Dos

Congress may have kicked the end of fiscal year spending issue can down the legislative road for a couple... Read More

Cyber Spending Database

Click Here to Access

Make a Gift