Releases


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…

January 28, 2011
Oversight Committee Leaders Introduce Bill to End Failed Foreclosure-Prevention Program

WASHINGTON D.C. – Heeding a damning report from Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, Representatives Jim Jordan (R-OH), Darrell Issa (R-CA), and Patrick T. McHenry (R-NC), announced the introduction of H.R. 430, a bill to repeal the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Issa, Chairman…

January 26, 2011
Chairman Issa Lauds Introduction of Bipartisan D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Bill

WASHINGTON D.C. – Representative Darrell Issa, R-Calif., Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement lauding the introduction of the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Act, legislation to reauthorize and save the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. “The District of Columbia School Choice Incentive…

Chairman Issa’s Response to State of the Union

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “From a crippling deficit that threatens the future solvency of our country to the prolonged absence of job creation, there…

January 25, 2011
Oversight Committee Adopts Rules for 112th Congress, Organizes Subcommittees

WASHINGTON D.C. – Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., announced today the full list of committee membership and subcommittee assignments and, along with the committee rules, after presiding over the organizational meeting of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee for the 112th Congress,. “The Oversight Committee is officially up and running. Our…

Chairman Issa Sets the Record Straight on Cummings’ Disingenuous Claim

WASHINGTON D.C. – In a response that will be sent by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) prior to this morning’s committee organizational meeting, Chairman Issa pushed back against the litany of inaccuracies and the…

January 24, 2011
Chairman Issa and Chairman Towns to Sit Together at the State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Chairman and immediate-past Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Edolphus “Ed” Towns (D-NY), announced today that in the spirit of bipartisanship, they will sit together at Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address. “We cannot advance the…

January 20, 2011
Is Government Holding Back Your Business? We’re Listening

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today released a new video, launching www.AmericanJobCreators.com, to listen to the personal stories of constituents, Californians and nationwide job creators about how government impacts job creation directly to Washington. “Americans have a…