Press Releases

Oct 27, 2016

New Oversight Committee Report Finds Politicizing of WOTUS Rulemaking

Findings reveal administration cut corners to expedite the rule WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a

Oct 20, 2016

BY THE NUMBERS: Improper Payments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled, The Improper Payments and Elimination and Recovery Act: An Analysis of Five Years of Data. Here’s a look at a few key figures.

Oct 17, 2016

Chaffetz, Nunes Statement on New FBI Files from Clinton Investigation

Request Removal of Under Secretary Patrick Kennedy WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) released the following statement and summary findings after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released additional files related to its investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. "We find Under ...

Oct 14, 2016

Chaffetz Statement on Secret Service’s IT Mismanagement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a statement after the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit with alarming findings regarding the United States Secret Service’s (USSS) information technology (IT) management. “The Secret Service believes they have a core mission to ...

Oct 12, 2016

Chairmen Question DOJ on Lack of Prosecution in Animas River Spill

Decision raises concern of double standard in prosecutions of negligent discharge cases WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT), and House Oversight and Government Reform Interior Subcommittee Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) requesting a briefing on DOJ’s decision not to take up the ...

Oct 5, 2016

Chairmen Question DOJ on Agreement to Limit Investigation of Secretary Clinton’s Private Server

Newly uncovered letters raise concerns that DOJ agreed to substantial and inappropriate limitations on the scope of its investigation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) sent a letter to the U.S. ...

Oct 3, 2016

Chaffetz, Cummings Request Further Details on EpiPen Profits

Letter requests detailed financial information on sales, profits, costs, etc. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) announced that they sent a letter to Mylan CEO Heather Bresch requesting information related to the company’s EpiPen profit margins. The letter also outlines other documents Bresch agreed to provide the Committee during a

Oct 3, 2016

Senate and House Requestors Issue Statement on GAO Political “Burrowing” Review Findings

GAO found one quarter of political appointee conversions by the Obama administration did not follow proper procedures. WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and ...