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Feb 26, 2009

McHenry: What is Locke’s Position on Census?

  WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives sent the letter below to President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Commerce.   In anticipation of former Washington Governor Gary Locke’s confirmation hearing, Congressman McHenry asks, “Do you intend to comply with the partisan ambitions of the President ...

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Feb 26, 2009

Issa Calls on Administration to use Available Technology, Training to Prevent Mistakes in GSA Blacklist of Troubled Contractors

  WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today, at a hearing on problems identified by a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the GSA’s Excluded Parties List System (EPLS), called for new training and technology to play a role in eliminating serious mistakes in the awarding of Federal ...

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Feb 26, 2009

Ranking Member Issa Named to House-Senate Fiscal Responsibility Group

  Sends Letter to Vice President Biden Calling for Aggressive Oversight of Stimulus Funds       WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) who was named to the newly-formed House-Senate Fiscal Responsibility Working Group, today sent Vice President Joe Biden a letter requesting his office ...

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Feb 26, 2009

02-26-2009 – Full Committee – “How Convicts and Con Artists Receive New Federal Contracts”

Full Committee Hearing “How Convicts and Con Artists Receive New Federal Contracts”   February 26, 2009   Hearing Documents   Ranking Member Issa's Opening Statement   GAO Report

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Feb 25, 2009

Issa Statement on President Obama’s Address to Congress

  WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement on President Obama’s address to a Joint Session of Congress this evening:     “Across the ideological spectrum, Republicans and Democrats alike recognize the need for what President Obama called an ‘unprecedented oversight effort’ ...

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Feb 25, 2009

Ranking Member Issa Calls on Administration to Abandon Plans to Politicize Census

  WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding the nomination of former Washington Governor Gary Locke as President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Commerce:     “I look forward to working with the incoming Secretary to ensure he has ...

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Feb 23, 2009

Fiscal Responsibility Not Possible Without Addressing Waste, Fraud, Abuse and Mismanagement

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) called for a newfound commitment to address waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement in the federal bureaucracy at today’s White House “Fiscal Responsibility Summit.”  Issa participated in the “Defense Contracting and Procurement” breakout session moderated by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Deputy Secretary of State Jack Lew, and White ...

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Feb 20, 2009

White House Fiscal Responsibility Summit an Opportunity to Produce Solutions, Not Just Rhetoric

  WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) has accepted an invitation to participate in the President’s “Fiscal Responsibility Summit” that will be held on Monday afternoon. The summit will include members of his Administration, congressional representatives from both parties and advocacy ...

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Feb 19, 2009

Ranking Member Issa Calls on White House to Clarify E-Mail Archiving Policy

  WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to the White House today calling on the Administration to clarify by March 4th their policies related to the preservation and retention of e-mails that fall under the authority of the Presidential Records Act.     “President Obama has called ...

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Feb 19, 2009

Ranking Member Issa Calls on Inspectors General to Take Immediate Preemptive Action to Avoid Stimulus Waste

  WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today sent a letter to the Inspectors General of federal agencies receiving funds from the ‘American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’ calling on them to put “proactive measures in place to ensure these billions do not fall victim to programmatic failures and bureaucratic ...

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