Recent Hearings

February 03, 2015

Inspectors General: Independence, Access and Authority

Full Committee
Local Time: 10:15 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
December 10, 2014

Examining EPA’s Management of the Renewable Fuel Standard Program

Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements
Local Time: 9:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
December 10, 2014

Addressing the Backlog in the Federal Employee Retirement Process

Federal Workforce, US Postal Service and Census
Local Time: 1:30 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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Press Releases

January 27, 2015

House Oversight Committee to Examine Access and Authority of Federal Inspectors General

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will examine the Independence, Access, and Authority of the federal government’s 72 Inspectors General during its first hearing of the 114th Congr

House Oversight Committee Passes Bills Supporting Wounded Veterans in the Federal Workforce and Improved Transparency of Unfunded Federal Mandates

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a markup today on the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act [H.R. 50] and The Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 [H.R. 313

House Oversight Committee Holds Organizational Meeting, Adopts Official Rules, & Announces Republican Members

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today held its organizational meeting for the 114th Congress to adopt its official rules package along with one amendment, which passed by unanimous
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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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