Hearings


April 24, 2015
EPA Mismanagement

WASHINGTON –On Thursday, April 30th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing titled “EPA Mismanagement.” This hearing will examine cases of employee misconduct and the manner in which they were handled by Environmental Protection Agency senior management. HEARING BACKGROUND: Over the past two years, the EPA Office of…

April 17, 2015
Enhancing Cybersecurity of Third-Party Contractors and Vendors
Examining the Dept. of Energy’s Excess Uranium Management Plan

WASHINGTON –On Wednesday, April 22nd, the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior will hold a hearing titled, “Examining the Department of Energy’s Excess Uranium Management Plan.” This hearing will examine the Department of Energy’s administration of the Excess Uranium Inventory Management Plan. HEARING BACKGROUND: The U.S. Department…

April 10, 2015
DOJ IG: Handling of Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Allegations

HEARING BACKGROUND: On March 26, 2015, the Depart of Justice’s Office of Inspector General (DOJ OIG) released a report titled, “The Handling of Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Allegations by the Department’s Law Enforcement Components.” The DOJ OIG found systemic issues with the handling of sexual misconduct allegations, including allegations not…

April 9, 2015
The Worst Places to Work in the Federal Government

WASHINGTON –On Thursday, April 16th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee  on Government Operations will hold a hearing titled “The Worst Places to Work in the Federal Government.” The hearing will examine survey results from data collected by OPM through the FEVS.  In addition, this hearing will examine the…

The Taxpayer Advocate’s Annual Report

WASHINGTON –On Wednesday, April 15th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations will hold a hearing titled “The Taxpayer Advocate Annual Report.” The hearing will examine the “Most Serious Problems” put forth by the Taxpayer Advocate’s report.  In addition, the hearing will address the legislative and administrative changes…

GAO’s Duplication Report at Five Years: Recommendations Remain Unaddressed

WASHINGTON –On Tuesday, April 14th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing titled “Government Accountability Office’s Duplication Report at Five Years: Recommendations Remain Unaddressed.” The hearing will examine 24 new areas in the GAO’s 2015 report that could improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the federal…

Oversight of Efforts to Reform Export-Import Bank of the United States

House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policyand Trade, and Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, will examine Export–Import Bank reforms including the 2012 reauthorization report, during a hearing on Wednesday, April 15, at 10 am. “The Export-Import Bank has long been broken and it…

March 20, 2015
US Secret Service: Holding the Protectors Accountable
March 13, 2015
A Review of the Department of Homeland Security’s Policies and Procedures for the Apprehension, Detention, and Release of Non-Citizens Unlawfully Present in the United States-Part II

The Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing titled “A Review of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Policies and Procedures for the Apprehension, Detention, and Release of Non-Citizens Unlawfully Present in the United States (Part II).” The Committee will continue a discussion that began on February 25,…