Press Releases

Apr 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.

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Apr 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.

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Apr 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 S.E., Washington, D.C., has been empty since September 2009 and costs ...

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Apr 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 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 ...

Apr 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.

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Apr 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.

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Apr 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.

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Apr 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...

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Apr 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).

Apr 1, 2013

Oversight Committee Prompts $1.2 Billion in Medicaid Savings

“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.

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