Releases


January 20, 2011
House Oversight Committee Announces Next Hearing on DOJ’s Operation Fast and Furious

“Operation Fast and Furious: The Other Side of the Border” will examine accounts of agents based in Mexico Washington DC– On Tuesday, July 26th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will convene a hearing as part of the ongoing investigation into the Department of Justice’s Operation Fast and Furious,…

January 18, 2011
Issa Announces Oversight Subcommittee Structure, Names Chairmen and Vice Chairmen

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, announced today the members who will serve as Subcommittee Chairmen and Vice Chairmen for the 112th Congress. “The American people deserve and have a right to expect that the money Washington has…

Chairman Issa Praises President Obama’s Effort to Identify Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, praised President Obama’s call for a “government-wide review of the rules already on the books to remove outdated regulations that stifle job creation and make our economy less competitive.” “I applaud President…

January 5, 2011
HD Transparency

Issa and Boehner Announce Release of Broadcast-Quality Oversight Hearing Videos WASHINGTON, DC – House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and House Speaker John Boehner today announced the release of broadcast-quality Oversight hearing videos going back to the beginning of 2009, moving to fulfill the Pledge to America’s commitment to a…

December 24, 2010
Oversight Committee Video Release: “To America’s Holiday Heroes”

WASHINGTON, DC – House Oversight and Government Reform Republicans today released “To America’s Holiday Heroes,” a video tribute to the men and women of our armed forces spending the holiday season in harm’s way. Watch “To America’s Holiday Heroes” Oversight Chairman-elect Darrell Issa (R-CA), whose district includes U.S. Marine Corps…

December 23, 2010
Issa: Tax ‘Compromise’ an Incomplete Effort to Support Economic Growth

Institutionalizes Uncertainty in the Tax System WASHINGTON, DC – As the moves forward with consideration of legislation to extend lower tax rates and unemployment benefits for 13 months, Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa today issued the following statement: “For nearly two years, President Obama and House…

December 22, 2010
Issa Supports Whistleblower Protection Act on House Floor Today

WASHINGTON, DC – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa today issued the following statement of support for a revised version of S. 372, The Whistleblower Protection Act: “The Whistleblower Protection Act creates a framework for federal employees to report waste, fraud, and abuse and shields them from…

Members Query GAO on Revisions to Proprietary Colleges Report

Revisions raise questions about GAO investigative unit’s conclusions and objectivity WASHINGTON, DC – A bipartisan group of six lawmakers today released a letter sent to Acting U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro seeking answers about controversial revisions to an August 2010 U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report critical of recruiting practices…

December 17, 2010
Issa Announces Three Subcommittee Chairmanships

WASHINGTON D.C.– Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the incoming Chairman for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today named Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC) to chair the Subcommittees on (1) National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations, (2) Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and…

Issa Congratulates Cummings on Selection as Ranking Member of Oversight and Government Reform Committee

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the incoming Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, tonight issued the following statement congratulating Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) on his selection by the House Democratic Caucus to be the next Ranking Member of the oversight panel: “Throughout the Bush…