Recent Hearings

May 13, 2015

Transportation Security: Are Our Airports Safe?

Full Committee
Local Time: 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
May 13, 2015

The EMP Threat: The State of Preparedness Against the Threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse Event

National Security
Local Time: 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
May 01, 2015

Is the Railroad Retirement Board Doing Enough to Protect Against Fraud?

Government Operations
Local Time: 9:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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Press Releases

April 30, 2015

Examining Mismanagement Within the EPA

Hearing Highlights “It is very ironic that an agency is charged with making sure that we have a clean environment but yet has a work environment that is polluted.”-  Congressman Mark Meadows Cong
April 28, 2015

Chaffetz, Cummings Issue Statement on News The NFL Will Waive Tax Exempt Status

WASHINGTON – Today, in response to news that the National Football League (NFL) plans to voluntarily waive their tax-exempt status and file tax returns as a taxable entity for fiscal year 2015, Hou
April 23, 2015

Chaffetz, Cummings Statement on New DHS IG Report Regarding USSS Protection of Former Presidents

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Home
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Reports

December 31, 2014

Legislative and Oversight Accomplishments of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Legislative Work Through its efforts, the Committee has seen 23 bills enacted into law and 74 bills passed by the House between 2011 and 2014. Notably, the bipartisan Digital Accountability and Transp
December 18, 2014

Misplaced Priorities: How the Social Security Administration Sacrificed Quality for Quantity in the Disability Determination Process

Key Findings: ·         All of the 48 ALJ focused reviews conducted by SSA and reviewed by Committee staff showed numerous deficiencies in ALJ decision-making and several disturbing patterns.
December 8, 2014

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Involvement in ‘Operation Choke Point’

Key findings: ·  The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the primary federal regulator of over 4,500 banks, targeted legal industries.  FDIC’s explicitly intended its list of “high-risk mer
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