Releases


April 26, 2013
Issa Statement on Resolution of FAA Furlough Situation

“This legislation underscores that the delays airline passengers have faced were entirely avoidable,” said House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif. “Had the Administration come to Congress in a timely fashion and requested authority to transfer funds…”

April 25, 2013
Flight Delays, Lack of Sequestration Transparency Spur Committees’ Document Request to DOT

“Many believe the FAA has sufficient budgeting flexibility to avoid many of these furloughs and thereby avoid disruption to the safety and efficiency of the nation’s aviation system,” the two Chairmen write.

April 24, 2013
Issa: Oversight Committee to Resume Benghazi Hearings Next Month

“Next month, the Oversight Committee will convene a hearing on the Benghazi terrorist attacks to examine evidence that Obama Administration officials have attempted to suppress information about errors and reckless misjudgments,” said Chairman Issa.

April 23, 2013
ADVISORY: Oversight Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Wasted Federal Properties at Vacant D.C. Warehouse

WASHINGTON – The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, chaired by Rep. John Mica (R-FL), will continue its examination of vacant or underutilized federal real properties with a field hearing held at a vacant, GSA-owned warehouse in Washington, D.C.   The warehouse, located at 49 L Street…

April 18, 2013
Labor Dept Nominee Tom Perez Used Private E-mail Account to Leak Non-public Information about Official Department Business

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…

April 16, 2013
House Passes Oversight Committee Cybersecurity Reform

“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.

April 15, 2013
Grassley, Goodlatte and Issa Release Report: How Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez Manipulated Justice and Ignored the Rule of Law

“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.

April 11, 2013
Issa Announces USPS Hearing Next Week

“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.

April 10, 2013
Issa Statement on USPS Reversal of Decision to Modify Six-Day Delivery

“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…

April 9, 2013
ADVISORY: Oversight Subcommittee Considers Changes to Federal Employee Health Plans

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).