Releases


February 25, 2011
OGR Subcommittee Hearing Advisory: “Pushing the Envelope: The Looming Crisis at USPS”

SUBCOMMITTEE ON FEDERAL WORKFORCE, U.S. POSTAL SERVICE AND LABOR POLICY THE HONORABLE DENNIS ROSS, CHAIRMAN Pushing the Envelope: The Looming Crisis at USPS Date: Wednesday March 2nd, 2011 Start Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Title: Pushing the Envelope: The Looming Crisis at USPS Description: The hearing…

February 16, 2011
Chairman Issa Issues Subpoena for All Countrywide VIP Docs

WASHINGTON. D.C. – In December of 2008, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA), then the Committee’s Ranking Member, launched an investigation into Countrywide Financial Corporation’s infamous VIP and Friends of Angelo Program that exposed the inner workings of Countrywide’s efforts to buy friends in critical…

Video Release: Oversight Committee Mission Statement

Video Release: Oversight Committee Mission Statement WASHINGTON, DC – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today issued a video release of the Committee Mission Statement: CLICK HERE to Play “The Oversight Committee Mission Statement” ReTweetables: RT @DarrellIssa Oversight Mission: deliver efficient, effective gov’t you deserve….

February 15, 2011
Burr, Thune Introduce Public Employee Pension Transparency Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Burr, Thune Introduce Public Employee Pension Transparency Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and John Thune (R-SD) introduced the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act, legislation that will enhance transparency for state and local pensions and establish a clear federal…

February 14, 2011
Issa Praises SIGTARP Barofsky for Public Service

Issa Praises SIGTARP Barofsky for Public Service Calls for Appointment and Confirmation of Inspector General Who Will Be Vigilant and Tenacious WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement today regarding the resignation of the Special…

February 11, 2011
GAO Releases Biennial High-Risk List — Lieberman, Collins, Issa, Cummings, Akaka Join Comptroller General Dodaro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2011 MEDIA ADVISORY GAO Releases Biennial High-Risk List Lieberman, Collins, Issa, Cummings, Akaka Join Comptroller General Dodaro WASHINGTON—The Chairmen and Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) will hold a press conference…

February 9, 2011
Public Employee Pension Transparency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2011 Public Employee Pension Transparency Washington DC – Today, Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-21) and Senator Richard Burr (NC) announced the House introduction of the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act. Companion legislation will be introduced in the Senate next week. The legislation introduced in the House…

February 7, 2011
Issa Makes Submissions Reflecting Input from Job Creators on Regulatory Barriers to Job Creation Public

WASHINGTON D.C. – In his State of the Union Address, President Obama highlighted the importance of making America a better place to do business saying, “to help our companies compete, we also have to knock down barriers that stand in the way of their success. To reduce barriers to growth…

February 3, 2011
Chairman Issa Announces Hearing on Regulatory Barriers to Job Creation

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today announced a hearing for next Thursday, February 10th entitled, “Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation.” “This will be the first step in what must be a sustained effort to advance a dialogue…

VIDEO RELEASE: Meet Oversight Watchdog Rep. Tim Walberg

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today released “Meet Your Oversight Watchdogs: Rep. Tim Walberg,” the first in a series of videos to introduce committee members to the American people. Rep. Walberg serves the people of Michigan’s 7th Congressional District on the Oversight Subcommittees on…