**Emergency action** vote expected at 11am eastern today:
INFORMATION At the start of each Congress, rules are put in place to control how operations will run for the succeeding two year term. On Monday afternoon, the House Republican Conference approved a change that would eliminate the current, independent Office of Congressional Ethics for this Congress. THE HOUSE RULES VOTE IS EXPECTED TODAY January 3. Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy OPPOSE this.
CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVES. Text your zip code to 520 200 2223 to receive the names and phone numbers of your Congress members.
SAY: My name is (your name), I'm calling from (your city and state). I am calling to express my opposition to the Goodlatte amendment. I urge (your rep) to vote against this effort to undermine the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics.
WHO ELSE TO CONTACT
House Judiciary Committee office (202) 225-3951
House Judiciary minority office (202) 225-6906