Hearings

Jul 19, 2012

Changes to the Heights Act: Shaping Washington, D.C. for the Future

1:30pm in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on Health Care and D.C.
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
Jul 18, 2012

Taking Care of Our Veterans: What is the Department of Veterans Affairs Doing to Eliminate the Claims Backlog?

10:00am in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on National Security
Jul 18, 2012

The Administration’s Bet on Abound Solar: Assessing the Costs to the American Taxpayers

10:00am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building 

  • Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs
Jul 14, 2012

America’s Energy Future Part II: A Blueprint for Domestic Energy Production

9:00am at North Dakota State University, 12th Avenue North & Bolley Drive, Fargo, North Dakota  We are here to examine how oil production in the Bakken Shale Formation has impacted job creation in North Dakota and its implications for the rest of the country. The Bakken is the new frontier for American domestic energy production.    North Dakota is not just producing over a half a million barrels of oil a day from the Bakken; it’s also producing jobs and creating ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Jul 13, 2012

America’s Energy Future Part I: A Review of Unnecessary and Burdensome Regulations

9:00am at University of Central Oklahoma, 100 North University Drive, Edmond, OK 73034 In the midst of the economic morass, the oil and gas industry has gained distinction for the many new jobs it has created and the affordable energy it has provided the rest of the nation. I am convinced that increased domestic energy production is one of the keys to economic recovery.  In fact, energy is the lifeblood of a strong economy.   Advances in hydraulic fracturing, coupled ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Jul 10, 2012

Examining the Impact of Obamacare on Job Creators and the Economy

1:30pm in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Today’s hearing focuses on how the President’s health care law affects job creators and the economy.  It builds on previous hearings conducted during this congress by Subcommittee Chairman Gowdy. We know that Obamacare makes labor more expensive – it requires employers with at least 50 full-time workers to offer expensive government designed health insurance or pay a $2,000 or $3,000 tax per ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Jul 10, 2012

The Administration’s Auto Bailouts and the Delphi Pension Decisions: Who Picked the Winners and Losers?

10:00am in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on TARP and Financial Resources
Jul 10, 2012

Examining the Impact of Obamacare on Doctors and Patients

10:00am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on Health Care and D.C.
Jun 28, 2012

Mandate Madness: When Sue and Settle Just Isn’t Enough

9:00am in 2203 Rayburn House Office Building The Oversight and Government Reform Committee has focused a significant amount of attention this Congress on the red tape that is strangling economic growth and holding us back from prosperity. At today’s hearing, we will continue this inquiry by examining the highly questionable practice perfected by the Environmental Protection Agency – known as “Sue and Settle,” which has emboldened the Administration to pursue an ...

  • Subcommittee on Technology