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Daily Caller | Jan 31, 2017

Chaffetz: Trump Told Me ‘Go After Everything You Want To Go After’

Congressman Jason Chaffetz said during Tuesday’s House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that President Trump instructed him and the committee to pursue every government investigation they deem appropriate.

Washington Times | Jan 31, 2017

Report finds FBI, DHS rent office space inside foreign-owned buildings, spurring spy concerns

The FBI, U.S. Secret Service and two dozen other federal agencies lease office space within foreign-owned buildings, a government watchdog reported Monday, raising concerns given the potential it provides for adversaries to conduct espionage against valuable American targets.

CNN | Jan 30, 2017

First on CNN: Report finds national security agencies at risk in foreign-owned buildings

US law-enforcement agencies are at risk of being spied on and hacked because some of their field offices are located in foreign-owned buildings without even knowing it, according to a new government report.

Federal News Radio | Jan 30, 2017

House, Senate members working on a fix for the IT modernization bill

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is back at the helm of the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT for the 115th session of Congress. This means he again will have his pulpit to try again to address federal legacy technology systems.

USA Today | Jan 30, 2017

Government leases high-security space from foreign owners

The federal government is leasing some high-security office space for the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and other agencies from foreign owners in 20 buildings around the country, raising concerns about the risk to sensitive information, a government review concluded.

The Hill | Jan 30, 2017

US agencies leasing from foreign-owned firms at risk: report

A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report says national security agencies are vulnerable to hacking and espionage because some of their offices are located in buildings owned by foreign entities, CNN reported.

The Hill | Jan 30, 2017

GOP members offer resolution to repeal ‘blacklisting’ labor rule

Republicans in the House and Senate took the first steps Monday to repeal a labor regulation from the Obama administration that requires all federal contractors bidding on contracts over $500,000 to report any labor law violations they’ve had in the last three years.

FCW | Jan 30, 2017

Chaffetz bill targets feds who owe back taxes

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is going to vote on a slate of bills that could impact procurement and the federal workforce at its Jan. 31 business meeting.

Washington Post | Jan 30, 2017

Congress once ran the local D.C. government. GOP signals that it may do so again.

The House committee that oversees the District plans to exercise its authority over the nation’s capital more aggressively than at any time in decades, reviewing local laws and spending decisions to ensure they are “in line with Congressional mandates and federal law.”

Federal News Radio | Jan 25, 2017

After years of pressuring from the Postal Service and a series of stalled bipartisan bills, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has made postal reform a top priority for this Congress.

After years of pressuring from the Postal Service and a series of stalled bipartisan bills, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has made postal reform a top priority for this Congress.