Recent Hearings

February 27, 2015

Ensuring Government Transparency Through FOIA Reform

Government Operations
Local Time: 9:00 a.m. in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building
February 26, 2015

From Health Care Enrollment to Tax Filing: A PPACA Update

Health Care, Benefits & Administrative Rules
Local Time: 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
February 26, 2015

Examining the Impacts of EPA Air and Water Regulations on the States and the American People

Local Time: 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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Press Releases

February 27, 2015

Chairman Meadows Examines Freedom of Information and Transparency of Federal Government

“People that have called me prior to this hearing say that on a number of occasions they feel like they just get stonewalled,” Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows (NC-11).  
February 26, 2015

IRS Investigation–Chairman Chaffetz opening statement

Opening Statement – Chairman Jason Chaffetz February 26, 2015 “IRS: TIGTA Update” [AS PREPARED] The Internal Revenue Service.  The IRS Perhaps no other agency, no other institution in our gover

EPA Rules Looks to Regulate Puddles, Energy Production, and Much, Much More

The House Oversight Committee Subcommittee on the Interior today held a hearing to examine the impact of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rules to regulate air, water, and power
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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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