Issa presses Perez on failure to meet subpoena obligations related to St. Paul Quid Pro Quo and Federal Records Act Violations WASHINGTON –Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa sent a letter to Department of Labor nominee Thomas Perez reminding him that has he not met…
“As technology continues to evolve, so will the sophistication and frequency of cyber attacks. Now is the time to update and strengthen our national cyber defense,” said Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
“After a year of investigation by three congressional committees, we have found that Mr. Perez inappropriately used a whistleblower as bargaining chip and passed on an opportunity to collect $200 million for taxpayers,” said Issa.
“The Postal Service’s decision to first pursue modified Saturday delivery and then renege on its cost-cutting plan has seriously set back efforts to advance postal reform legislation,” said Issa.
“I am disappointed that the Postal Service has backed away from plans to implement a modified Saturday delivery schedule that polling indicates the American people understand and support…
On Thursday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census, chaired by Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX), will hold a hearing on the Federal Employee’s Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).
“The new payment rate confirms that HHS has been overpaying the State of New York billions of dollars over the past two decades for this Medicaid funded service, in violation of federal law,” said Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
“We’ve seen this Administration rack up trillion dollar deficits for four consecutive years … if we continue on our current course we will have a national debt of $20 trillion when this president leaves office.”
“The House GOP plan passed today not only balances the budget in ten years but expands opportunity, creates jobs and removes the economic threat that rising debt and higher taxes poses to the economy….”
“[T]he Board of Governors has a fiduciary responsibility to utilize its legal authority to implement modified 6-day mail delivery as recently proposed,” the letter continues. “The deficits incurred by the Postal Service and the low level of liquidity under which it is operating leaves it in a perilous position…”