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Ensuring Transparency through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

June 02, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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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…