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October 29, 2013
Oversight Committee Approves Bill to Shed Light on Taxpayer Funded Grants

WASHINGTON – The House Oversight and Government Reform today approved by a vote of 19-15 H.R. 3316, the Grant Reform and New Transparency Act of 2013 (GRANT Act), sponsored by Subcommittee Chairman James Lankford, R-Okla. The GRANT Act will improve the way taxpayer funds are awarded by enhancing the transparency…

Issa Subpoenas Obamacare Contractor QSSI for HealthCare.gov Documents

Contractors hired to build HealthCare.gov

October 28, 2013
Oversight Leaders Introduce Bill to Address Government Contracting Abuses

“The current process for keeping taxpayer dollars out of the hands of criminals, tax evaders, and the chronically incompetent is stove-piped, fractured, and inadequate,” said Chairman Issa. “While the vast majority of contractors and grantees fulfill their obligations, the SUSPEND Act streamlines the procedures for dealing with the ones that do not.”

October 25, 2013
Issa, Alexander Raise Possibility of Oversight Committee Subpoena for HealthCare.gov Documents

Issa, Alexander Raise Possibility of Subpoena

October 24, 2013
Issa Introduces Equal Healthcare Access Act

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., today announced legislation, H.R. 3319, the Equal Healthcare Access Act, that would allow all Americans to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program (FEHBP). Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-SC, and Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., are original cosponsors….

Oversight Leaders Question ObamaCare Contractors

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee leaders today announced letters sent to 11 of the largest recipients of contracts for the design and implementation of HealthCare.gov, the troubled website through which millions of Americans will be compelled to buy health insurance under ObamaCare. “Based on the Committee’s initial…

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…