Democrats Protest Republicans' Weakening Of Ethics Standards

For Immediate Release:

January 4, 2005

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»  Floor Statement from House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer on Republican ethics rule changes, January 4, 2005

»   Letter from Congressional Ethics Coalition opposing Republican rule changes, January 4, 2005

»  Statement from Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter on Rules Package, January 4, 2005

»  New York Times editorial on Republican attempts to weaken House ethics rules