Press Releases

Dec 15, 2015

Committee Continues Investigation into Drug Pricing, Seeks Documents from FDA on Generics Applications

WASHINGTON—After months of reviewing the drug approval process and consumer price increases, Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), along with 12 Committee members, sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Director Stephen Ostroff, M.D. today, requesting documents and information on the FDA’s process for ...

Dec 10, 2015

Chaffetz to OPM: Remove Donna Seymour

WASHINGTON—In response to today’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of Inspector General (IG) report, Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz

Dec 9, 2015

Committee Unanimously Approves Secret Service Report

WASHINGTON—Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a markup to consider the bipartisan U.S. Secret Service report, along with two pieces of legislation and four postal naming bills. The following actions were taken by the Committee: The Committee favorably reported the

Dec 3, 2015

Bipartisan Report on Secret Service Reveals an Agency in Crisis

New details on misconduct and security lapses emerge Today, after a year-long investigation of  the United States Secret Service (USSS), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD), released a bipartisan report detailing the Committee’s findings into the troubled agency. The report highlights serious leadership and staffing concerns, ...

Dec 1, 2015

GSA Watchdog Report Exposes Widespread Waste, Fraud and Abuse

WASHINGTON—Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee commended the work of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Office of the Inspector General (IG) upon release of its Semiannual Report to Congress. During Fiscal Year 2015, the GSA IG issued 85 audit reports, seven (7) audit memoranda, and seven (7) inspection and evaluation reports. The IG opened 161 ...