Recent Hearings

June 03, 2015

Ensuring Agency Compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Full Committee
Local Time: 9:00am | Rayburn HOB
June 02, 2015

Ensuring Transparency through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Full Committee
Local Time: 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
May 21, 2015

Issues Facing Civilian and Postal Service Vehicle Fleet Procurement

Government Operations
Local Time: 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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Press Releases

June 1, 2015

Majority Leader, Chairmen Bishop, Chaffetz, Calvert Urge President to Nominate Permanent Inspector General at Interior

For more than six years the Department of the Interior (DOI) has been without a permanent Inspector General which has “reduced the Department’s efficiency and deprived taxpayers from fully realizi
May 29, 2015

Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena to IRS Official for FOIA Hearing

“Compelling a witness to testify under subpoena is not the preference of this Committee.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of next week’s Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Free
May 21, 2015

House Committee Chairmen Request Information on Aliens in U.S. with Possible Terrorist Connections

WASHINGTON — United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently disclosed that aliens with terrorist connections may be attempting to take advantage of the United States’ asylum
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December 31, 2014

Legislative and Oversight Accomplishments of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Legislative Work Through its efforts, the Committee has seen 23 bills enacted into law and 74 bills passed by the House between 2011 and 2014. Notably, the bipartisan Digital Accountability and Transp
December 18, 2014

Misplaced Priorities: How the Social Security Administration Sacrificed Quality for Quantity in the Disability Determination Process

Key Findings: ·         All of the 48 ALJ focused reviews conducted by SSA and reviewed by Committee staff showed numerous deficiencies in ALJ decision-making and several disturbing patterns.
December 8, 2014

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Involvement in ‘Operation Choke Point’

Key findings: ·  The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the primary federal regulator of over 4,500 banks, targeted legal industries.  FDIC’s explicitly intended its list of “high-risk mer
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