Hearings

Feb 14, 2013

Exploring GAO’s High Risk List and Opportunities for Reform

Full Committee Hearing, Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA)

  • Congress
  • Darrell Issa
  • GAO
  • Government Oversight
  • Government Reform
  • Government Waste
  • Oversight Committee
  • Republican
  • Full Oversight Committee
Feb 13, 2013

U.S. Direct Assistance in Afghanistan: Ensuring Transparency and Accountability

Subcommittee on National Security, Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)

  • Afghanistan
  • Congress
  • Darrell Issa
  • Foreign Aid
  • Government Oversight
  • Government Reform
  • Oversight Committee
  • Republican
  • Subcommittee on National Security
Feb 5, 2013

Government Spending: How Can We Best Address the Billions of Dollars Wasted Every Year?

Chairman’s Preview Statement OGR Full Committee Hearing: "Government Spending: How Can We Best Address the Billions of Dollars Wasted Every Year?"

  • Congress
  • Darrell Issa
  • Government Oversight
  • Government Reform
  • Government Waste
  • Oversight Committee
  • Republican
  • Full Oversight Committee
Jan 22, 2013

Wasting Information Technology Dollars: How Can the Federal Government Reform its IT Investment Strategy?

Full Committee Hearing, Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA)

  • Congress
  • Darrell Issa
  • Government Oversight
  • Government Reform
  • IT Reform
  • Oversight Committee
  • Republican
  • Full Oversight Committee
Dec 12, 2012

HGH Testing in the NFL: Is the Science Ready?

This Committee’s resources and time are normally focused on waste, fraud, and abuse in the federal bureaucracy.  There is certainly no lack of challenges facing this country that the Federal government must address. So why has this hearing on the science behind HGH testing been called?  The fact of the matter is that the lack of a testing regime in the NFL for Human Growth Hormone – or HGH – is a public health concern.  It affects not just the health and safety of NFL players, but ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Nov 29, 2012

1 in 88 Children: A Look Into the Federal Response to Rising Rates of Autism

2:00 P.M. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Chairman Issa Hearing Preview Statement OGR Full Committee Hearing:  “1 in 88 Children:  A Look into the Federal Response to the Rising Rates of Autism” November 29, 2012 Congress spends a lot of time discussing and debating issues that are determined by our own philosophical belief on what the role of government should be. Today we are drawing attention ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Nov 29, 2012

Identity Theft and Tax Fraud: Growing Problems for the Internal Revenue Service, Part 4

10:00 A.M. in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building The purpose of today’s hearing is to address the serious and rapidly growing problem of identity theft related tax fraud.  This is the fourth hearing the Subcommittee has had this Congress on this important issue, and it will continue our examination of how fraud is occurring and what can be done to stop it.  We will review the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) actions to prevent and detect identity theft tax fraud, and evaluate ...

  • Subcommittee on Government Organization
Nov 14, 2012

Trade Adjustment Assistance for U.S. Firms: Evaluating Program Effectiveness and Recommendations

  • Subcommittee on Government Organization
Oct 10, 2012

The Security Failures of Benghazi

12:00pm in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building On September 11, 2012, four Americans serving their country were murdered by terrorists in Benghazi, Libya. We join all of these brave men’s family and colleagues in mourning their death and honoring their contributions to this country. Yesterday, the State Department began the process of coming clean about what occurred in Benghazi.  They made two witnesses available for interviews with this committee and, for the first time, publicly ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Sep 20, 2012

Examining the Administration’s Failure to Prevent and End Medicaid Overpayments

I came to Washington to solve problems.  After nearly two years of being here, I realize how many people in this town would prefer to kick our country’s considerable challenges down the road instead.  But, today we have a real chance to address government failure head on and reign in abuse and mismanagement of one of the nation’s largest programs. Today marks the Subcommittee’s fifth hearing this Congress examining waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in the Medicaid ...

  • Subcommittee on Health Care and D.C.