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Apr 6, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Committee on House Administration Thursday favorably reported to the U.S. House of Representatives portions of the Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (H.R. 4975), Chairman Vernon J. Ehlers announced.

 The committee held a markup of the bill on the following sections:

Apr 3, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Chairman Vernon J. Ehlers, R-Mich., announced today that the Committee on House Administration will mark up portions of Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (H.R. 4975) at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 2006, in room 1310 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Mar 29, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Committee on House Administration Chairman Vernon J. Ehlers, R-Mich., issued the following statement following Wednesday’s announcement by House Majority Leader John Boehner that floor consideration of the Online Freedom of Speech Act (H.R. 1606) would be postponed:

Mar 14, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Committee on House Administration Chairman Vernon J. Ehlers, R-Mich., proudly joined with his colleagues today in passing by unanimous voice vote, House Concurrent Resolution 350, which permits the use of the U.S. Capitol as part of a commemoration of the days of remembrance for victims of the Holocaust.

Mar 9, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Committee on House Administration (CHA) by unanimous voice vote Thursday approved legislation that would free bloggers and other Internet communicators from possible regulation by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC).

Mar 7, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Chairman Vernon J. Ehlers, R-Mich., announced today that the Committee on House Administration will mark up the Online Freedom of Speech Act (H.R. 1606) at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 9, 2006, in room 1310 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Feb 2, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Committee on House Administration (CHA) Chairman Vernon J. Ehlers Thursday named William Plaster, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Operations, of the U.S. House of Representatives, as the committee’s staff director, effective Feb. 15.

Feb 1, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vernon J. Ehlers today was elected by the U.S. House of Representatives to serve as chairman of the House Administration Committee. Ehlers, R-Grand Rapids, takes over from Chairman Robert Ney, R-Ohio, who stepped down from his post.

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