Press Releases

Aug 28, 2015

Chaffetz Statement on WOTUS Injunction

“Such flawed policy should never see the light of day.” WASHINGTON—House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released the following statement today in reaction to a federal judge’s ruling granting a preliminary injunction on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. "Judge Erickson's ruling is a significant and rightful win for states' rights. I am pleased that the ...

Aug 6, 2015

Chaffetz Renews Call for Removal of OPM CIO Donna Seymour

IG memo highlights additional transgressions WASHINGTON—House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter today to U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Acting Director Beth Cobert in follow-up to a July 22, 2015 Inspector General (IG) memo. In the memo, the IG advises the Acting Director that ...

Aug 5, 2015

Chaffetz Statement on Senate IRS Targeting Report

Bipartisan Finance Committee report supports need for Commissioner’s removal WASHINGTON—House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) issued the following statement today upon release of the Senate Finance Committee’s bipartisan report on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting scandal: “This bipartisan report is a helpful addition to our own ongoing investigation. It supports the fact that Commissioner Koskinen provided ...