Hearings

May 26, 2011

Rightsizing the Federal Workforce

  • Subcommittee on Federal Workforce
May 25, 2011

Unfunded Mandates, Regulatory Burdens and the Role of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

  • Subcommittee on Technology
May 25, 2011

Cybersecurity: Assessing the Immediate Threat to the United States

  • Subcommittee on National Security
May 25, 2011

How Federal Reserve Policies Add to Hard Times at the Pump

  • Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs
May 24, 2011

Pain at the Pump: Policies that Suppress Domestic Production of Oil and Gas

Chairman Darrell Issa Hearing Preview Statement "Under my plan of a cap-and-trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket. ...Coal-powered plants, you know, natural gas, you name it, whatever the plants were, whatever the industry was, they would have to retrofit their operations. That will cost money." Those were the words of Candidate Obama. As President, he said: "The nation that leads the clean energy economy will be the nation that ...

  • Full Oversight Committee
May 24, 2011

Who’s Watching the Watchmen? Oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Subcommittee on TARP and Financial Resources
May 13, 2011

Financial Management at the Department of Homeland Security

Chairman Todd Platts Hearing Opening Statement In 2003 and 2004, I was proud to work with Ranking Member Ed Towns to sponsor the DHS Financial Accountability Act. That law placed the Department under the CFO Act, requiring a Senate-confirmed CFO, and imposed the first-ever statutory requirement for an audit of internal controls at any Federal agency. When DHS was created in 2002, it inherited substantial financial management challenges—particularly from the ...

  • Subcommittee on Government Organization
May 12, 2011

The District of Columbia’s Fiscal Year 2012 Budget: Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability

  • Subcommittee on Health Care and D.C.
May 12, 2011

Where Have All the Letters Gone? – The Mailing Industry and Its Future

  • Subcommittee on Federal Workforce
May 12, 2011

Politicizing Procurement: Would President Obama’s Proposal Curb Free Speech and Hurt Small Business?

Chairman Darrell Issa Hearing Preview Statement Thursday's hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform fulfills the committee's responsibility to safeguard the federal contracting and procurement processes from the exploitation and the undue influence of partisan political concerns. Recently, the Obama administration circulated a proposed Executive Order that would direct federal agencies to require contractors to disclose political expenditures ...

  • Full Oversight Committee