ethics investigation

Ethics Committee Releases Scathing Report on Stockman

The House Ethics Committee announced that it was continuing an investigation of Rep. Steven Stockman , R-Texas, for obtaining illegal campaign contributions from his congressional staff.  

The House Ethics Committee announced their move as it released the report  from its Office of Congressional Ethics, which concluded the following:  

Members of Congress Buying and Selling Stocks

Rep. Tom Petri

   

Members of Congress continue to report their periodic stock transactions as required by the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act. Meanwhile the House Ethics Committee is still looking into a member's stock purchases in a company that would benefit from legislation being considered by his subcommittee, as well as actions the Congressman took to help a company he invested in to retain a billion dollar defense contract.