House Votes Against Reducing Ethics Committee Funding

On Friday, June 10, the House rejected an amendment to reduce its spending on its Office of Congressional Ethics…. (Read more at

Two Congressional Research Service reports explain what the House and Senate ethics entities do, and another CRS report explains the chambers’ enforcement of their rules of conduct:

CRS report R40760, House Office of Congressional Ethics: History, Authority, and Procedures

CRS report RL30650, Senate Select Committee on Ethics: A Brief History of Its Evolution and Jurisdiction

CRS report RL30764, Enforcement of Congressional Rules of Conduct: A Historical Overview