Press Releases

Mar 22, 2017

Oversight Committee Requests All Documents on Flynn’s Foreign Contacts and Payments

WASHINGTON – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent a series of document requests to White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, FBI Director James Comey, Department of Defense Secretary James Mattis, and Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats requesting information about Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn's communications with and payments from Russian, Turkish, or other foreign ...

Mar 16, 2017

Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through Committee

WASHINGTON - Today, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended. Upon approval, the bill's ...

Mar 14, 2017

Oversight Committee Releases GAO Report on WMATA SafeTrack Program

WASHINGTON - Today,  House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), and Representatives Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA) and Mark Meadows (D-NC) released a new report 

Mar 8, 2017

Chaffetz, Cummings Urge Compliance with Federal Recordkeeping Laws

Letter to White House and agencies requests information on procedures for proper preservation WASHINGTON - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent a letter to the White House and

Mar 3, 2017

Grassley, Chaffetz Demand Answers to Delayed ATF Investigation

DOJ IG report took five years to complete inquiry WASHINGTON - Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a letter to the Department of Justice Inspector General (DOJ IG) Michael Horowitz, asking why the IG's office took nearly five years to complete an investigation into the Osorio and Barba trafficking ...

Mar 2, 2017

Chaffetz on House Passage of Regulatory Reform Bill

Bipartisan legislation brings greater transparency to regulatory process WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1004, the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017, sponsored by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI). "Every year, agencies impose billions of dollars in new regulations on the backs of hard working taxpayers and American businesses. Even worse, these ...

Mar 1, 2017

Chaffetz Applauds House Passage of SCRUB Act

Bipartisan legislation helps eliminate outdated, burdensome, and unnecessary regulations WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 998, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act, sponsored by

Mar 1, 2017

Chaffetz Praises Passage of OIRA Reform Bill

Legislation encourages agency accountability WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a statement following the passage of H.R. 1009, the OIRA Insights, Reform, and Accountability ...