Reports

Dec 10, 2018

Committee Releases Report Revealing New Information on Equifax Data Breach

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a staff report after the Committee's 14-month investigation into the Equifax data breach, one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history. Through the investigation, the Committee reviewed over 122,000 pages of documents, conducted transcribed interviews with three former Equifax employees directly ...

Oct 24, 2018

Committee Releases New Report Detailing Recurring Problems Hindering Federal Disaster Response and Recovery Efforts

WASHINGTON, DC - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a staff report finding recurring problems continue to hinder federal disaster response and recovery efforts. The report comes after the Committee's multi-year investigation of federal programs intended to help communities recover from major natural disasters. The Committee began its oversight of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2016 after the Baton Rouge, Louisiana flood, and ...

Sep 25, 2018

Committee Releases Report Detailing Patterns of Misconduct and Whistleblower Retaliation at TSA

WASHINGTON - Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a staff report detailing misconduct, retaliation, and obstruction at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The Committee found senior TSA officials engaged in recurrent misconduct with minimal consequences, inappropriately used involuntary directed ...

Mar 15, 2018

Committee Report Scrutinizes Federal Regulatory Guidance Practices

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a staff report detailing findings from the Committee's oversight of federal agencies' regulatory guidance documents. The report compiles information received from dozens of agencies and shows both best practices and problem areas with regulatory guidance practices.

Oct 19, 2017

Committee Majority Staff Report Finds Inconsistencies in Federal Penalties for Bad Actors, Including Sexual Misconduct

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans released a staff report after a year-long investigation into federal agencies use of a Table of Penalties. The report found there is no standardized definition of sexual misconduct or recommended penalties across the federal government. Chairman ...

Jun 7, 2017

Committee Releases Fast & Furious Report: Obstruction of Congress by the Department of Justice

Documents obtained after years of litigation reveal the full depth of DOJ's obstructionist tactics The report highlights key documents and communications won during the course of federal litigation which detail DOJ's stonewalling of both Congress and the family of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.

Dec 19, 2016

Bipartisan Committee Staff Report: Clear Guidelines Needed for “Stingray” Devices

Report Details Law Enforcement's Use of Cell-Site Simulators House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) released a bipartisan

Dec 6, 2016

U.S. EMBASSY CONSTRUCTION OVER BUDGET, NOT MEETING DEADLINES

Committee finds State prioritizing aesthetics over security The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a staff report concluding the U.S. Department of State (Department) prioritizes architectural significance

Nov 30, 2016

Oversight Report Reveals $83 Billion Collected Through Agency Fines and Penalties

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a Majority staff report titled, Restoring the Power of the Purse: Shining Light on Federal Agencies Billion Dollar Fines Collections. The report surveyed 34 agencies and found they collected over $83 billion in fines and penalties between 2010 and 2015, which were used to fund operations and ...

Oct 27, 2016

Oversight Committee Report Finds Politicizing of WOTUS Rulemaking

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a