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October 23, 2013
Oversight Committee Presses Tech Companies for Answers on HealthCare.gov Effort that White House is Witholding

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., today announced letters to five technology companies asking for more information about their involvement, if any, in the effort to fix the many problems with Healthcare.gov. The letters were sent to Verizon Enterprise Inc., Google, Microsoft, Oracle and…

October 22, 2013
Oversight Leaders Investigating HealthCare.gov Development, Decision to Hide Premium Prices

Decision to Hide Prices from Shoppers was Made One Month Before Launch

October 16, 2013
Issa Subpoenas National Park Service Documents During Oversight Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., today issued a subpoena to National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis for documents related to the Park Service’s budget strategy during sequestration. The subpoena was issued during a joint hearing on the Park Service’s decision to barricade open-air…

October 10, 2013
Issa, Alexander Investigating Extent of Obamacare Launch Problems

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Ranking Member Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., today requested more information from Health and Human Services about the significant problems plaguing the launch of federal health insurance exchanges established under Obamacare. “We…

Issa Statement on Park Service ‘Considering’ State Help

WASHINGTON – In advance of a joint congressional committee hearing and after repeated inquiries from numerous governors, the Department of the Interior today announced that the National Park Service would finally “consider” reopening sites where state resources can take over. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif.,…

October 9, 2013
Oversight, Natural Resources to Examine National Park Service’s Closing of Memorials

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, October 16th, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, R-Wash., will convene a joint hearing entitled, “As Difficult As Possible: The National Park Service’s Implementation of the Government Shutdown.” The hearing will examine the…

Top IRS Obamacare Official Counseled White House on Taxpayer Lawsuit, IRS Document Indicates Confidential Taxpayer Information Discussed

WASHINGTON – At a hearing today before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Sarah Hall Ingram, the top Obamacare official at the Internal Revenue Service, today was unable to recall details about her own e-mail correspondence with White House officials the IRS has indicated contained legally protected confidential taxpayer…

October 8, 2013
Energy IG Report Offers New Details on Veteran Discrimination, Whistleblower Retaliation

“Today’s report offers shocking new details about the Bonneville Power Administration’s illegal hiring practices that discriminated against veterans and the agency’s culture of intimidation toward whistleblowers,” said House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

October 7, 2013
Head of IRS ObamaCare Implementation to Testify Before Oversight Committee

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, October 9th, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa , R-Calif., will convene a hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) implementation and enforcement of ObamaCare. The hearing will feature testimony from Sarah Hall Ingram, Director of the IRS’s Affordable Care Act Office, and…

October 3, 2013
Oversight Leaders Examining National Parks Service Decision to Close World War II Memorial

“The Committee is concerned with NPS’s allocation of resources during this time of lapsed funding,” the chairmen write in a letter to NPS director Jonathan Jarvis.