Releases


July 23, 2013
Oversight Leaders Demand Delphi Pension Documents, Consider Subpoena

WASHINGTON –Today, leaders on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee pressed Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to release documents related to the Delphi pension scandal and raised the possibility of using the compulsory process if the long-sought documents are not finally produced by August 5th. Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.),…

July 22, 2013
Docs: House Democratic Leadership Pressured SEC to Scrutinize Donations to Tax-Exempt Groups

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today released a memo to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) detailing how intense political pressure led the Commission to override the objective advice and recommendations of the SEC’s professional staff. Documents show special interest groups and House…

July 19, 2013
Issa Introduces Postal Reform Act

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., today introduced H.R. 2748, the Postal Reform Act of 2013. “The commonsense reforms in this legislation will restore the United States Postal Service to long-term financial solvency while maintaining high-quality universal service for all Americans,” said Chairman Issa. “The…

July 17, 2013
IRS Chief Counsel’s Office Demanded Information on 2010 Election Activity of Tea Party Applicants

House Oversight and House Ways and Means today requested new documents related to IRS employee discussions

Issa Statement on House Passage of Obamacare Individual and Employer Mandate Bills

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today released the following statement on the House’s passage of two bills that will delay Obamacare’s individual mandate for American individuals and families for one year. “If President Obama wants to delay the employer mandate, it is only…

July 16, 2013
Oversight Committee Seeks Documents on DOE Whistleblower Retaliation and Discrimination Against Veterans

WASHINGTON—House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., today sent a letter to Deputy Secretary of the Department of Energy Daniel B. Poneman regarding a new DOE Inspector General report indicating the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) had discriminated against veterans in its hiring practices and retaliated against employees…

July 10, 2013
Oversight Committee Announces Next IRS Targeting Hearing

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., today announced the full Committee will hold a hearing next Thursday July 18th

July 9, 2013
Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena for Veteran Affairs’ Lavish Conference Spending Records

WASHINGTON – The House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today issued a subpoena to Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki for communications related to the Department’s extravagant July and August 2011 human resources conferences held in Orlando, Fla. The conference series cost approximately $5 million, from…

July 8, 2013
Issa: President Must Work with Congress on Reforms

Chairman Issa responds to Obama’s remarks presenting a “new management agenda”

Oversight to Examine Proposed Changes to Eliminate Waste, Improve Management of Combined Federal Campaign

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Census Chairman Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) will convene a hearing entitled, “The Combined Federal Campaign: Making Every Dollar Count” on Wednesday, July 10th. The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest workplace giving program that allows…