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Ethics Task Force Resources

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Reports and Documentation


Ethics Enforcement Report of December 19, 2007


2.6 MB

March 2008 Addendum to Ethics Enforcement Report


1 MB

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Bill Summary

Web Page

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report


144 KB

Public Hearing of April 19, 2007

Web Page

Press Releases, Statements, Op-Eds and documents issued from Mike Capuano's office

Title Format Date

03/11/2008 Congressman Mike Capuano's Statement on the Passage of H.Res. 895, Establishing an Independent Office of Congressional Ethics


March 11, 2008

03/10/2008 Summary of H. Res. 895: Establishing within the House of Representatives an Office of Congressional Ethics

Press Release

March 10, 2008

03/10/2008 Summary of H. Res. 895: Establishing within the House of Representatives an Office of Congressional Ethics [PDF]


March 10, 2008

03/05/2008 Opinion-Editorial: Time to Pass an Ethics Reform Bill With an Independent Board


March 5, 2008

03/03/2008 "Dear Colleague" letter from Congressman Capuano
on proposed amendments to the Ethics Task Force resolution.


March 3, 2008

12/19/2007 Congressman Capuano Releases Report of the Special Task Force on Ethics Enforcement

Press Release

December 19, 2007

12/19/2007 "Dear Colleague" letter from Congressman Capuano
announcing the report and recommendations


December 19, 2007

04/20/2007 Special Task Force on Ethics Enforcement Focuses on Flawed System

Press Release

April 20, 2007

01/31/2007 Speaker Pelosi Appoints Capuano Chairman of Special Task Force on Ethics Enforcement

Press Release

January 31, 2007

Press Coverage


The ethical thing to do

Boston Herald

March 17, 2008

Kicking and Screaming Toward Reform

New York Times

March 13, 2008

"It Is Time to Pass an Ethics Reform Bill With an Independent Board"

Roll Call

March 5, 2008

An ethics compromise implodes

Boston Globe

February 29, 2008

Editorial: An Office for Ethics

Washington Post

December 31, 2007

Editorial: Help for House Cleaning

New York Times

December 29, 2007

"Press Release: Independent Ethics Enforcement Proposal"


December 20, 2007

"Office of Congressional Ethics would be a critical improvement"

Common Cause

December 19, 2007

"New Ethics Office Doesn't Need Subpoena Power"

Roll Call

December 11, 2007

"New Ethics Proposal Isn't Perfect, but It's a Solid Step Forward"

Roll Call

December 5, 2007


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