Testimony of Chellie Pingree, President, Common Cause Before the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct; Possible changes to House Rules governing gifts of travel

June 7, 2006



Testimony regarding ethics and lobbying which reads, in part, 'The goal of any changes you recommend to existing travel rules should be to prevent the kinds of abuses that have come to light as a result of the investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is clear that Mr. Abramoff supplied numerous members of the House with things of value, including trips.'

READ: Testimony of Chellie Pingree, President, Common Cause Before the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct; Possible changes to House Rules governing gifts of travel


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