PMA Group Investigation Confirmed by Ethics Panel

June 11, 2009

The House ethics committee is investigating the PMA Group and its ties to lawmakers, the panel confirmed Thursday.

The announcement comes eight days after the House called on the committee to disclose within 45 days whether it is probing the now-defunct lobbying firm’s dealings with senior Democratic appropriators.

The panel started its investigation before House Democratic leaders engineered the call for its disclosure, ethics Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and ranking member Jo Bonner (R-Ala.) said in their statement.

Read more: (Tory Newmyer, “Ethics Panel Confirms Investigation of PMA Group,” Roll Call, 6/11/09)