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Nov 29, 2010

Issa on Federal Pay Freeze – Long Overdue but More Can Be Done

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement reacting to President Barack Obama’s enactment of a two year freeze in civilian pay for federal employees:   “At a time when our nation’s seniors have been denied a cost-of-living-increase and private sector hiring is stagnant, it is both necessary and quite frankly, long over-due to institute a ...

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Nov 18, 2010

GAO: D.C. Public Schools Struggle to Document use of Federal Funds

Report finds lack of accountability after move to kill Opportunity Scholarships for D.C. school children WASHINGTON, DC – The Government Accountability Office today released a report critical of D.C. Public schools (DCPS), which found that while policies for monitoring contractor performance exist on paper, these policies do not cover how to do the monitoring and were not consistently followed in real world ...

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Nov 18, 2010

Issa Addresses ‘Focus on Recovery’ Conference

Calls for Oversight Agenda Committed to Rooting Out Waste, Fraud and Abuse   WASHINGTON D.C. – Speaking in Philadelphia at the “Focus on Recovery” 2010 Biennial National Procurement and Grant Fraud Conference, Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, highlighted the importance of working with the Inspector General (IG) community to root out waste, fraud and abuse.   “We ...

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Nov 16, 2010

OMB Reports $125 Billion in Improper Payments Made Last Year

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement today regarding the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) report revealing that the federal government’s improper payments for FY-2010 totaled $125 billion, $15 billion higher than the previous year: “It is unthinkable that we have come to ...

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Nov 12, 2010

Issa Statement on U.S. Postal Service $8.5 Billion Loss

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement today reacting to the announcement by the U.S. Postal Service that it had incurred a financial loss of $8.5 billion in the last fiscal year:   “This loss only underscores the urgent need for the Postal Service to trim its operating costs to match revenues. Congress has an obligation to ensure that effective solutions ...

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Nov 3, 2010

Issa Election Night Statement

SAN DIEGO, CA – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement on the results of tonight’s elections: “Tonight was a referendum on the Obama agenda and the American people rejected it. The American people have sent a clear and direct message to Washington that they want less spending, limited ...

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