Releases


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…

August 26, 2011
White House Follows GOP on Regulations, Issa Urges Obama To Go Further

WASHINGTON- Following months of efforts by members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and other GOP leaders, the White House today announced a host of regulatory initiatives designed to save businesses $10 billion over 5 years. “Today’s announcement shows that our efforts to shine a spotlight on the job…

August 17, 2011
Oversight Committee Presses NLRB on Failure to Comply with Subpoena

Non-compliance is a violation of law and a direct act of obstruction, Chairman Issa says (WASHINGTON)—Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) continued pressuring National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon in a letter sent today to comply with a subpoena for information regarding the agency’s action against…

Job-Killing Uncertainty in the Overregulated Obama Economy

CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder on the Crushing Costs of President Obama’s Health Insurance Regulations WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today released Job-Killing Uncertainty in the Obama Economy, a new video in which CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder – an AmericanJobCreators.com participant – underscores a major reason…

August 12, 2011
Chairman Issa Response on NLRB Refusal to Fully Comply with Oversight Committee Subpoena

(WASHINGTON)—House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today released the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) failure to fully comply with the committee’s subpoena issued August 7, 2011: “The National Labor Relations Board and Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon have thus far…