Releases


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…

Issa Joins House Republicans in Successful Repeal of ObamaCare

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (CA-49), today released the following statement after House Republicans successfully voted to repeal ObamaCare: “Last summer, I held a townhall meeting where hundreds and hundreds of constituents resoundingly sent the message from San Diego and Riverside County back to Washington that they did not…

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Reform, praised President Obama’s call for a “government-wide review of the rules already on the books to remove outdated regulations that stifle job creation and make our economy less competitive.”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…