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Issa Addresses ‘Focus on Recovery’ Conference

Calls for Oversight Agenda Committed to Rooting Out Waste, Fraud and Abuse WASHINGTON D.C. – Speaking in Philadelphia at the “Focus on Recovery” 2010 Biennial National Procurement and Grant Fraud Conference, Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, highlighted the importance of working with the Inspector General (IG) community to root out waste, fraud and abuse. “We are as close to a team as we’ve ever been ...

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OMB Reports $125 Billion in Improper Payments Made Last Year

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement today regarding the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) report revealing that the federal government’s improper payments for FY-2010 totaled $125 billion, $15 billion higher than the previous year: “It is unthinkable that we have come to ...

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OMB Reports $125 Billion in Improper Payments Made Last Year

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement today regarding the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) report revealing that the federal government’s improper payments for FY-2010 totaled $125 billion, $15 billion higher than the previous year: “It is unthinkable that we have come to accept having a bureaucracy that has institutionalized waste, fraud and abuse to the point ...

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Issa Statement on U.S. Postal Service $8.5 Billion Loss

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement today reacting to the announcement by the U.S. Postal Service that it had incurred a financial loss of $8.5 billion in the last fiscal year:   “This loss only underscores the urgent need for the Postal Service to trim its operating costs to match revenues. Congress has an obligation to ensure that effective solutions ...

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Issa Statement on U.S. Postal Service $8.5 Billion Loss

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Darrell Issa, the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement today reacting to the announcement by the U.S. Postal Service that it had incurred a financial loss of $8.5 billion in the last fiscal year: “This loss only underscores the urgent need for the Postal Service to trim its operating costs to match revenues. Congress has an obligation to ensure that effective solutions are implemented and ...

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Issa Election Night Statement

SAN DIEGO, CA – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement on the results of tonight’s elections: “Tonight was a referendum on the Obama agenda and the American people rejected it. The American people have sent a clear and direct message to Washington that they want less spending, limited government and more accountability. The mandate is clear: advance an agenda that will ...

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Issa Election Night Statement

SAN DIEGO, CA – Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released the following statement on the results of tonight’s elections: “Tonight was a referendum on the Obama agenda and the American people rejected it. The American people have sent a clear and direct message to Washington that they want less spending, limited ...

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TARP Watchdog: Treasury Uses Fuzzy-Math to Mislead the American People on AIG Returns

  WASHINGTON D.C. – The Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, released a report today raising new questions surrounding the accuracy and methodology of projections (Retrospective) recently released by the Treasury Department suggesting that taxpayers might profit from the taxpayer-funded ...

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TARP IG: Treasury ‘Out of Touch’ or Guilty of ‘Cynical’ Manipulation

  Program’s Fallen ‘Woefully Short’ of Goal to Preserve Homeownership WASHINGTON D.C. – The Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil ...

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TARP Watchdog: “Recession has Ended in Name Only…”

  Biggest Banks are Bigger, Advantage for the Too Big To Fail WASHINGTON D.C. – “The recession has ended in name only” while “Main Street has largely suffered alone” are some of the observations made in a sobering and at times scathing report that ...