Recent Hearings

July 31, 2014

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Operating While Stoned

Government Operations
Local Time: 9:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
July 30, 2014

IRS Abuses: Ensuring that Targeting Never Happens Again

Full Committee
Local Time: 9:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
July 29, 2014

Examining Allegations of Corruption at the Export-Import Bank

Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs
Local Time: 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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Press Releases

July 25, 2014

Oversight Dems to America: “You Don’t Have the Right to Know” about White House Spending Taxpayer Dollars on Political Activity

Committee votes to reject White House claim that head of political office has absolute immunity from Congress  Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved a resolution to reject W
July 24, 2014

White House Complains Request for Simas’ Public Testimony Different from Bush Administration Official’s Deposition; Issa Offers Deposition

Today, in a letter to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., the White House complained of dissimilar treatment of its political office head, David Simas, to

Oversight Committee Approves Bipartisan Government Accountability Legislation

Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed several government accountability provisions, including legislation aimed at improving management of the Senior Executive Service; imp
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Reports

June 19, 2014

Leadership Failure at Chemical Safety Board Jeopardizes Agency Mission, Puts Safety at Risk

Chairman Moure-Eraso and Horowitz created a toxic work environment that resulted in the departure of at least nine experienced employees from the CSB. Because experienced employees left CSB, investig
June 16, 2014

Pressure from the Left Led the IRS and DOJ to Restrict Freedom of Speech

The President’s political rhetoric in opposition to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision and conservative nonprofits engaged in political speech led to the Internal Revenue Service’s tar
June 10, 2014

Systemic Waste and Abuse at the Social Security Administration: How Rubber-Stamping Disability Judges Cost Hundreds of Billions of Taxpayer Dollars

Between 2005 and 2013, over 1.3 million people were placed on the program by ALJs with an annual allowance rate in excess of 75 percent. During that period, the overall allowance rate for ALJs was 65.
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