Press Releases

Aug 29, 2016

Chairman John Mica Visits Louisiana

Will review cleanup efforts after devastating flooding WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman John Mica (FL-07), of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will review the status of cleanup efforts following the recent flooding in Louisiana.  The oversight trip will survey the progress of response efforts to the devastation from the recent tropical depression and associated weather ...

Aug 25, 2016

Chaffetz Requests Details on Relationship Between Clinton Foundation and State Department

Letter cites reports State employees aided Clinton Foundation during Secretary Clinton’s tenure WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting information on the William J. Clinton Foundation. The letter ...

Aug 23, 2016

Chaffetz Requests Details on Mishandling of Classified Information by Clinton Lawyers

Letter to FBI asks if spillage was fully investigated and remediated WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey asking for information related to unauthorized individuals gaining access to classified information due to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. Chairman Chaffetz previously ...

Aug 15, 2016

Chaffetz, Goodlatte Outline Case for Perjury Against Clinton

Chairmen identify specific examples of false statements given before Congress   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) sent a letter ...

Aug 3, 2016

Chairman Chaffetz seeks answers for $400 million sent to iran

Letter requests information on timing of cash delivery WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry asking for information surrounding the Obama administration’s $400 million cash payment to Iran.  The letter also requests Secretary Kerry to appear at a future Oversight Committee ...

Aug 3, 2016

Committee Leaders request information on officer arrested on terrorism charges

Asks WMATA for details on officer accused of aiding ISIS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), along with Subcommittee Chairmen Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Mark Meadows (R-NC), and John Mica (R-FL) sent a letter to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager Paul Wiedefeld asking for information surrounding the arrest of ...

Jul 21, 2016

Committee Requests Information on Hatch Act Compliance

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent letters to 18 executive-branch agencies requesting information on how they comply with the Hatch Act. The Hatch Act prohibits using funds from the United States Treasury to pay for costs associated with political activity by executive branch employees. Key excerpt from the letters: “The Hatch Act regulations ...

Jul 20, 2016

Committee Sends Letters to Agencies Regarding “Burrowing”

Requests information on conversions of employees from non-career, political positions to career positions WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent letters to 23 of the 24 ...

Jul 12, 2016

Oversight Committee Passes Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform overwhelmingly passed two bipartisan bills to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service. H.R. 5714, the Postal Service Reform Act, which was cosponsored by Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Reps. Mark ...

Jul 11, 2016

Chaffetz, Goodlatte Request Perjury Investigation of Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-06) sent a letter to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia requesting an investigation into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton committed perjury and made false statements when ...