WASHINGTON – Committee on House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper (MS-3) and Ranking Member Robert Brady (PA-1) issued the following statement on the Speaker’s appointment of Michael Ptasienski, the fifth Inspector General of the House of Representatives:

“We offer our sincere congratulations to Michael Ptasienski as he becomes the fifth Inspector General of the House of Representatives. Mr. Ptasienski has served as Deputy Inspector General in the Office of the Inspector General since 2008, and brings 25 years of audit, risk management, operations, and project management experience to the IG position. The Office of the IG works hard to ensure the professionalism and integrity of this institution is maintained. Our Committee looks forward to working closely with Mr. Ptasienski and the rest of the Office.”