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September 9, 2011
The Obama Administration Can Work with Oversight Committee to Help Create Jobs and Grow Economy

Oversight Hearings to Examine Compliance Costs, Regulatory Process, and Crowdfunding Proposals from President Obama and Congress (WASHINGTON)— President Obama and his Administration can immediately take action to create jobs and grow the economy by working with House Oversight and Government Reform Committee leaders to address regulatory reform and a broken…

AmericanJobCreators.com Dispatches from the Road: Western HiWays Story

Western HiWays Bakersfield, CA Western HiWays trucking company headquarters sits among the oil derricks and citrus groves just off Highway 65 in Bakersfield, CA. Its 13 drivers haul everything from building materials to steel, giving life to the industry adage, “If you bought it, a truck brought it.” The health…

Issa Statement on President Obama’s Joint Session Address

WASHINGTON, DC – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement tonight regarding President Obama’s joint session address: “Tonight, I had hoped that President Obama would offer a new approach to creating jobs and sparking economic growth that showed he had learned from past missteps….

September 8, 2011
Will President Obama’s “Son of Stimulus” Produce Same Results as Its Predecessor?

Oversight Chairman Issa Issues Report Outlining Stimulus Consequences, Lessons Learned (WASHINGTON) Is President Obama Doubling Down on Failure? A new analysis released today by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) documents how the stimulus failed—and even pushed the country deeper into recession—and at what cost. The…

September 7, 2011
Issa Statement on the Transfer of Operation Fast and Furious Cases out of Arizona

(WASHINGTON) Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa released the following statement on the Department of Justice transferring cases related to Operation Fast and Furious out of the Arizona U.S. Attorney’s Office: “Moving cases related to Operation Fast and Furious away from the Arizona U.S. Attorney’s Office is clearly…

September 6, 2011
Oversight Committee Releases Agency Responses on Federal Management IT Systems

WASHINGTON- House Oversight and Government Reform Committee leaders today released the results of a comprehensive survey of federal agency management information technology systems. In March, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the committee, joined subcommittee chairmen Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Rep. Todd Platts, R-Pa., in…

September 2, 2011
Oversight Committee Chairman Issa Statement on President Obama’s Revocation of Proposed Ozone Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s decision to reverse a proposed Environmental Protection Agency Ozone regulation: “I appreciate President Obama’s actions to intervene in the implementation of a regulation that Republicans in Congress have been spotlighting for…

Oversight Chairman Issa Statement on Unemployment Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement on a federal unemployment report issued today: “Today’s unemployment report echoes the sentiments of economic experts: until President Obama and Senate Democrats get serious about cutting spending, easing the regulatory and tax burden, and…

September 1, 2011
Issa Launches Postal Reform Website SavingThePostalService.com

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today launched SavingThePostalService.com, an interactive portal filled with information, resources and videos on the United States Postal Service and its dire financial situation. The website also features the Postal Reform App, which offers visitors…

August 30, 2011
Issa Statement on Resignation of Arizona U.S. Attorney, Reassignment of ATF Director

(WASHINGTON) House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding Department of Justice personnel changes involving Arizona U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke, ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Emory Hurley: “While the reckless disregard for safety that took place in Operation…