Press Releases

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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Mar 26, 2013

VIDEO RELEASE: Meet Your Oversight Watchdogs: Rep. Ron DeSantis

“We’ve seen this Administration rack up trillion dollar deficits for four consecutive years … if we continue on our current course we will have a national debt of $20 trillion when this president leaves office.”

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Mar 21, 2013

Issa Praises GOP Budget Passage – House plan balances budget in 10 years, eliminates government waste

“The House GOP plan passed today not only balances the budget in ten years but expands opportunity, creates jobs and removes the economic threat that rising debt and higher taxes poses to the economy...."

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Mar 21, 2013

Coburn and Issa to USPS: Use Your Authority to Proceed with Modified Six-Day Delivery Plans

“[T]he Board of Governors has a fiduciary responsibility to utilize its legal authority to implement modified 6-day mail delivery as recently proposed,” the letter continues. “The deficits incurred by the Postal Service and the low level of liquidity under which it is operating leaves it in a perilous position..."