Hearings

Dec 15, 2011

What the Euro Crisis Means for Taxpayers and the U.S. Economy, Pt. 1

  • Subcommittee on TARP and Financial Resources
Dec 14, 2011

The Leadership of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Chairman Issa Hearing Preview Statement This hearing will focus on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in the wake of reports that the NRC's Chairman has abused his office and mismanaged his responsibilities to the detriment of the commission's critical work. The concerns about the Chairman are shared amongst the four commissioners – two Democrats and two Republicans. Three of the four were appointed by President Obama. Their joint complaints are not about ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Dec 14, 2011

HHS and the Catholic Church: Examining the Politicization of Grants (minority day of hearing)

Chairman Issa Hearing Preview Statement We all agree victims of human trafficking and related crimes deserve the best services that case providers can offer. Today's hearing and our preceding December 1 hearing on this subject were called to focus attention on this important issue. It is my hope that this hearing continues the process of shedding light on an important process, as well as the essential services that providers deliver to these ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Dec 7, 2011

Oversight in Iraq and Afghanistan: Challenges and Solutions

  • Subcommittee on National Security
Dec 7, 2011

Joint Hearing: A Medicaid Fraud Victim Speaks Out: What’s Going Wrong and Why?

  • Subcommittee on Government Organization
  • Subcommittee on Health Care and D.C.
Dec 1, 2011

HHS and the Catholic Church: Examining the Politicization of Grants

Chairman Issa Hearing Preview Statement The Obama Administration has pledged to be the most transparent in history. Unfortunately, today, we are presented with an example of how that goal is not being met and an opportunity to understand how the federal grant-making process has been politicized. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has begun an investigation into the process used by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Nov 30, 2011

Drug Shortage Crisis: Lives are in the Balance

  • Subcommittee on Health Care and D.C.
Nov 30, 2011

The Price of Uncertainty: How Much Could DOT’s Proposed Billion Dollar Service Rule Cost Consumers This Holiday Season?

  • Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs
Nov 16, 2011

Pay for Performance: Should Fannie and Freddie Executives Be Receiving Millions In Bonuses?

Chairman Issa Hearing Preview Statement This hearing will examine the validity of bonuses paid out to executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, President Obama offered direct and pointed criticism of entities that received taxpayer dollars but continued to pay executives millions of dollars in compensation and bonuses calling the payments "obscene" and "shameful." Since entering a conservatorship status, Fannie and ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Nov 16, 2011

On the Frontlines in the Acquisition Workforce’s Battle Against Taxpayer Waste

  • Subcommittee on Technology