Chairman Darrell Issa issues a statement on CBS News winning the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting on Operation Fast and Furious.
On June 20th, the Oversight Committee will meet to consider a report holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his failure to produce subpoenaed documents related to Operation Fast & Furious.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa confronted Attorney General Eric Holder with new documents showing that senior Justice Department Officials in Washington were given specific information about reckless tactics in Operation Fast and Furious.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa urges the Department of Labor to not dramatically alter the way jobs and employment data are reported to the public.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will hold a hearing next Wednesday to examine the influence of Department of Labor political appointees over the Bureau of Labor Statistics processes for collecting and disseminating employment data.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will conduct two hearings Thursday to assess the Obama Administration’s record in implementing a domestic energy production program.
“It is suggestive and troubling that more than half a year has passed without DOI providing the requested documents and information. Our concern is heightened given the serious nature of the questions raised and the government’s pattern of indiscretion in providing government assistance to politically connected green energy companies such as Solyndra.”
“The resignation of Chairman Jaczko will close an ugly chapter and allow the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to focus on its mission – ensuring the safe operations of the nation’s nuclear plants,” Issa said.
As part of its AmericanJobCreators.com effort to spotlight the impact of government red tape on workers and companies, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has contacted nearly 200 organizations seeking their insight on regulations that hurt job creation.
Issa on latest $3.2 billion Postal Service loss: “The USPS needs responsible legislative action to restore long-term solvency, preserve delivery of mail, and protect taxpayers from footing the bill for a bailout. While the measure approved by the Senate failed to achieve these benchmarks, the House of Representatives will advance a comprehensive postal reform bill that protects the long-term interests of postal customers. Today’s announcement underscores the urgency and seriousness of the situation.”