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December 14, 2009
Issa: Administration Should Vigorously Defend De-Funding of ACORN?

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) assailed Judge Nina Gershon’s ruling to impose a preliminary injunction on the continuing resolution enacted by Congress that bars ACORN and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and allied organizations from receiving federal funding from the government. “I’m calling on the…

December 12, 2009
Delaware State Public Integrity Commission Confirms Illegal Lobbying by ACORN

WASHINGTON. D.C. – As part of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) ongoing investigation into the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now’s (ACORN) lobbying and election activities, the Delaware State Public Integrity Commission responded to a letter of inquiry sent by Issa revealing that “no person has…

December 11, 2009
Clinton-Appointed Judge Imposes Injunction on Congressional Ban on ACORN Funding

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement regarding Judge Nina Gershon’s ruling to impose a preliminary injunction on the continuing resolution enacted by Congress that bars ACORN and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and allied organizations from receiving federal funding from…

December 9, 2009
Issa-Towns Government Transparency Information Bill Moves Forward

WASHINGTON D.C. – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today unanimously agreed to add H.R. 2392, the Issa-Towns “Government Information Transparency Act,” to legislation reauthorizing and improving the Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act of 1999.  Click here to watch Chairman Towns and Rep. Issa Discuss Transparency Bill The Government Information…

Issa Calls on President Obama to Clarify “Command and Control” Threat

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today called on President Barack Obama to clarify reports that during a background briefing with reporters, a senior White House official warned Congress that failure to regulate greenhouse gases would result in the Environmental Protection Agency…

December 8, 2009
TARP: The Taxpayer Asset Redirection Program?

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) issued the following statement today regarding President Obama’s plan to divert TARP dollars to fund programs that are supposed to create the jobs the stimulus isn’t: “The Obama Administration apparently thinks TARP stands for the Taxpayer…

December 7, 2009
EPA Endangerment Finding – Why the Rush? What’s to Hide?

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement today regarding EPA’s Endangerment Finding: “It’s unsurprising and disappointing that the EPA has decided to push through the Endangerment finding based purely on political calculations and not based on science.   Earlier this…

Shocking? Report Paid for by ACORN Exonerates Them

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement today regarding the report commissioned by ACORN released by Scott Harshbarger report on ACORN: “How surprising is it that a report paid for by ACORN exonerates them?  There are numerous federal and…

Issa on Climategate: “It’s very clear that an inconvenient truth has been replaced by a convenient lie – we’d like to get to the bottom of the lie.”

With the Obama Administration planning on announcing its endangerment finding today, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has called on the Administration and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson to conduct a “thorough and transparent investigation into the questions raised by the…

As Climate Conference in Copenhagen Approaches, President Obama Should Abandon Any Plans for Binding U.S. Commitment

U.N. to Investigate Climategate While Obama Administration Turns Blind Eye to Corrupted Science WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today joined with House Republican leaders in a letter to President Obama calling on him to provide assurances that U.S. negotiators attending the…