Issues & Legislation
Jan 28, 2011

Oversight Committee Leaders Introduce Bill to End Failed Foreclosure-Prevention Program

WASHINGTON D.C. – Heeding a damning report from Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, Representatives Jim Jordan (R-OH), Darrell Issa (R-CA), and Patrick T. McHenry (R-NC), announced the introduction of H.R. 430, a bill to repeal the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Issa, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, invited Barofsky to testify at the committee’s first hearing on Tuesday. SIGTARP’s report ...

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Jan 26, 2011

Chairman Issa Lauds Introduction of Bipartisan D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Bill

WASHINGTON D.C. – Representative Darrell Issa, R-Calif., Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement lauding the introduction of the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Act, legislation to reauthorize and save the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. “The District of Columbia School Choice Incentive Act of 2003, which created the D.C. ...

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Jan 26, 2011

Chairman Issa’s Response to State of the Union

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “From a crippling deficit that threatens the future solvency of our country to the prolonged absence of job creation, there is widespread recognition across the ideological spectrum acknowledging the many challenges facing our nation today. ...

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Jan 25, 2011

Oversight Committee Adopts Rules for 112th Congress, Organizes Subcommittees

WASHINGTON D.C. – Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., announced today the full list of committee membership and subcommittee assignments and, along with the committee rules, after presiding over the organizational meeting of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee for the 112th Congress,. “The Oversight Committee is officially up and running. Our first hearing, conducting oversight of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, will take place tomorrow,” Issa said, ...

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Jan 25, 2011

Chairman Issa Sets the Record Straight on Cummings’ Disingenuous Claim

WASHINGTON D.C. – In a response that will be sent by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) prior to this morning’s committee organizational meeting, Chairman Issa pushed back against the litany of inaccuracies and the revisionist history adopted by Cummings. “You have expressed concern about two matters: procedures for issuing subpoenas ...

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Jan 24, 2011

112th Congress Full Committee Hearings

Click here for 111th Congress Oversight Committee Hearings   July 27, 2011 - "Disposal of Federal Real Property: Legislative Proposals"  

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Jan 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 solutions needed to address the challenges facing our nation unless we are first willing to move beyond the ...

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Regulation & Jobs
Jan 20, 2011

Listening to American Job Creators: Is Government Holding Back Your Business?

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Jan 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 right to an efficient, effective government that works for them. ...

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Jan 20, 2011

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 want ObamaCare. They were concerned about this misguided reform’s impact on the ability to create ...

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