Hearings

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U.S. Secret Service: Accountability for March 4, 2015 Incident

May 14, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

HEARING PURPOSE: To examine the Inspector General’s newly released report on its investigation into the March 4, 2015 incident at the White House Complex.  HEARING BACKGROUND: On March 10, 2015, allegations of misconduct were referred to the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General. The allegations related to the March…


D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program: Making the American Dream Possible

May 14, 2015 | 9:30 a.m. at Archbishop Carroll High School | 4300 Harewood Rd, NE | Washington, DC 20017

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, May 14th the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing to examine the role that the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) plays in providing parents in the District of Columbia with the option of enrolling their children in a private school if that best suits their…


Transportation Security: Are Our Airports Safe?

May 13, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing to examine transportation security and airport safety. The hearing titled “Transportation Security: Are Our Airports Safe” will specifically consider aviation security issues raised since the inception of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)….


The EMP Threat: The State of Preparedness Against the Threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse Event

May 13, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

HEARING PURPOSE: The hearing will educate Congress and the public about an EMP threat and encourage the Department of Homeland Security to lead an inter-agency protection effort. HEARING BACKGROUND: Though Congress has created multiple commissions to improve protections against an EMP threat, the electrical grid remains under-prepared. Fallout from an…


Is the Railroad Retirement Board Doing Enough to Protect Against Fraud?

May 01, 2015 | 9:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

WASHINGTON –Tomorrow, Friday, May 1st, the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations will hold a hearing titled “Is the Railroad Retirement Board Doing Enough to Protect Against Fraud?” The hearing will examine the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) occupational disability program and assess the RRB’s process for determining which workers…