Government Watchdog Groups Call on House Leaders to Initiate an Ethics Committee Investigation into Congressional Travel Abuses

March 11, 2005

Government Watchdog Groups Call on House Leaders to Initiate an Ethics Committee Investigation into Congressional Travel Abuses

Washington, D.C. — A nonpartisan, ideologically diverse group of six government watchdog groups today sent a letter to House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) requesting that the leaders of both parties initiate an investigation into recent allegations of congressional travel abuses.

To read the letter from Public Citizen, Judicial Watch, Center for Responsive Politics, Common Cause, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, and Public Campaign, click here.

For more information on the Congressional Ethics Coalition, click here.