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From Talking Points Memo:

The House Ethics Committee plans to reverse its decision to eliminate the disclosure of all-expense-trips on annual finance reports, after a report on the change by the National Journal sparked widespread outrage.

The Journal reported that committee chair Michael Conaway (R-TX) said Thursday that the panel would reinstate the disclosure requirement.


The original decision, made without public announcement, had eliminated the requirement that House members disclose trips paid for by private groups on their annual financial disclosure forms. The Journal called that form the "chief document" used by journalists and watchdogs.

It's nice to know that outrage sometimes works.

Originally posted to Animal Nuz on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT.

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