Hearings

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 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 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.
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
Sep 20, 2012

SIGAR Report: Document Destruction and Millions of Dollars Unaccounted for at the Department of Defense. Part II

2:00pm in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on National Security
Sep 13, 2012

The JOBS ACT: Importance of Prompt Implementation for Entrepreneurs, Capital Formation, and Job Creation

10:00am in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on TARP and Financial Resources
Sep 13, 2012

SIGAR Report: Document Destruction and Millions of Dollars Unaccounted for at the Department of Defense

10:00am in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on National Security
Sep 12, 2012

Dawood National Military Hospital, Afghanistan: What Happened and What Went Wrong? Part II

9:45am on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

  • Subcommittee on National Security