Hearings

Mar 31, 2011

Why Isn’t the Department of Homeland Security Meeting the President’s Standard on FOIA?

Chairman Issa Hearing Preview Statement Thursday’s hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, entitled “Why Isn’t the Department of Homeland Security Meeting the President’s Standard on FOIA,” will assess the disparity between DHS non-compliance with FOIA provisions and the Administration’s stated goals of openness and transparency. On his first full day in office, President Obama outlined the critical role that FOIA plays in ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Mar 30, 2011

Has Dodd-Frank Ended Too Big to Fail?

  • Subcommittee on TARP and Financial Resources
Mar 30, 2011

Unfunded Mandates and Regulatory Overreach Part II

  • Subcommittee on Technology
Mar 17, 2011

The Freedom of Information Act: Crowd-Sourcing Government Oversight

Chairman Darrell Issa Hearing Preview Statement Thursday’s hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, entitled “The Freedom of Information Act: Crowd-Sourcing Government Oversight,” represents the heart of the committee’s mission – to hold the federal bureaucracy accountable and ensure the right of the American people to know how Washington spends their money. The Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) is one of the most ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
Mar 16, 2011

TSA Oversight Part I: Whole Body Imaging

  • Subcommittee on National Security
Mar 16, 2011

Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation: The Cost of Doing Business in the Construction Industry

  • Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs
Mar 15, 2011

State and Municipal Debt: The Coming Crisis? Part II

  • Subcommittee on TARP and Financial Resources
Mar 15, 2011

Obamacare: Why the need for waivers?

Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy Opening Statement The purpose of the oversight committee is not necessarily to balance the relative merits or demerits of a law or proposed legislation. Other committees do that. Oversight is calculated to ensure trust and confidence in the institutions of government – to investigate areas that demand transparency and accountability. Our duty is to ask fair questions with an expectation of an honest and complete answer on ...

  • Subcommittee on Health Care and D.C.
Mar 11, 2011

Transparency Through Technology: Evaluating Federal Open-Government Initiatives

  • Subcommittee on Technology
Mar 11, 2011

Red to Black: Improving the Collection of Delinquent Debt Owed to the Government

  • Subcommittee on Government Organization