Press Releases

Oct 16, 2017

Subcommittee Chairmen Applaud EPA Sue and Settle Decision

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Interior, Energy, and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Blake Farenthold (R-TX) and Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee Chairman Gary Palmer (R-AL) released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to end "sue and settle" practices.   "We are encouraged by Administrator Pruitt's decision designed to end ...

Oct 12, 2017

Gowdy, Cummings Request Snyder Resolve Discrepancies in Flint Testimony

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent a letter to Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) requesting that he clarify, amend or supplement his 

Oct 3, 2017

Gowdy and Cummings Applaud New Website to Improve Public’s Access to Info about Federal Government

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 3, 2017) –House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings issued the following statement applauding a new website,  Oversight.gov, launched yesterday by the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE):  “We welcome the release of