Oversight Committee Hosts “DATA Demonstration Day” on May 16th
What: An educational demonstration for Members of Congress, Congressional staff, and the public. Technology currently being used by state governments and the private sector could help the federal government cut waste – only if federal spending data were structured and transparent, as it would be under the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act). When: May 16, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m.
Oversight, Judiciary Hold Hearing on Tom Perez’s Quid Pro Quo That Cost Taxpayers $200 million
WASHINGTON - The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs, Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH), and House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice, Chairman Trent Franks (R-AZ), will hold a joint hearing Tuesday May 7th at 10 a.m. to examine a False Claims Act whistleblower case that was declined by the Department of Justice as a part of a quid pro quo with the City of St. Paul, Minnesota, orchestrated by ...
Oversight Committee Sets Date for Benghazi Hearing
“This Administration has offered the American people only a carefully selected and sanitized version of events from before, during, and after the Benghazi terrorist attacks” said Chairman Issa.
Issa Responds to President’s Comments on Benghazi Whistleblowers
“A lawyer for Benghazi whistleblowers has publicly stated that the State Department is blocking her client’s ability to talk freely with counsel. Over the past two weeks, I have sent four letters requesting that this Administration..."
Issa Outlines State Department Efforts to Obstruct Benghazi Investigation, Whistleblower Testimony
“During the course of the Committee’s investigation, numerous individuals have come forward with information related to the Benghazi attack,” wrote Issa in the letter.
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..."
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.
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.
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 S.E., Washington, D.C., has been empty since September 2009 and costs ...
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 his legal obligations to produce documents related to official business in his personal e-mail account pursuant to a subpoena issued by the committee. Documents ...