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 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
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

IG Report: The Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General Examines the Failures of Operation Fast and Furious

9:30 am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building The 471-page report released yesterday by the Department of Justice’s Inspector General Michael Horowitz is a step toward restoring the public’s faith in the Department of Justice.  I was impressed by the professionalism, thoroughness and scope of the report. It confirms what the Oversight Committee has known for quite some time: the Department of Justice has let the American people down.  Specifically, it confirms the ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Aug 2, 2012

IRS: Enforcing ObamaCare’s New Rules and Taxes

9:00am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Chairman Darrell Issa's Hearing Preview Statement   President Obama’s health care law was hastily written and rushed through the House and Senate by Democratic majorities before many even had a chance to read its contents.  That law is now being implemented—and has raised serious concerns about big government intrusion into American’s private lives. Today the Committee will examine how the ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Jul 25, 2012

GAO Report: The Obama Administration’s $8 Billion Extralegal Healthcare Spending Project

9:30am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Obamacare was rushed through the House of Representatives and Senate by the Democratic majority in each chamber.  Many conceded they did not even read its entire contents, choosing instead to learn about the bill’s consequences after the fact.  One of those consequences is major cuts in the popular Medicare Advantage program serving seniors.  These cuts mean many seniors will lose coverage that they enjoyed prior to the law’s ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Jul 19, 2012

Continuing Oversight of Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation: Job Creators Still Buried by Red Tape

9:30am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building   In Congress, we hear it every day from our constituents – Americans’ top concern is job creation. The June figures show that unemployment has remained unchanged at 8.2 percent. There are 12.7 million Americans unemployed. Almost 42 percent have been unemployed for six months or more. The verdict is in - the President’s stimulus plan, that counted on the government to create jobs, was a failure.

  • Full Oversight Committee