Tag: House Oversight Committee
The Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is questioning agencies about their accelerated hiring of new federal employees in an apparent effort to offset a proposed hiring freeze by the incoming Trump administration.
Lawmakers recently expressed their concerns about a proposal to drastically cut the number of required questions asked on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey and said that doing so would ultimately harm federal workers.
Lawmakers are concerned that OPM’s announcement that some federal employees will have to re-enroll with another service provider to continue to receive identity theft protection services is going to create confusion.
Two Congressmen sent letters this week requesting that the State Department Under Secretary for Management be removed from his position over reports that he proposed a “quid pro quo” arrangement with the FBI to change the classification level of an email from Hillary Clinton’s private server.
Three House Committee Chairmen sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking why the Justice Department was declining to press criminal charges against the EPA for its role in the Gold King Mine spill in Colorado.
A House Committee wants to know why OPM has failed to implement a number of recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office intended to strengthen OPM’s information security systems.
A House Committee has sent a letter to the president of John Hancock Financial Services asking for more information about the “significant FLTCIP premium increases and their effect on federal workers.”
Two House Republicans recently sent a letter to U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips with information detailing perjury allegations against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that they hope will be used to launch a formal investigation.
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) is the latest Member of Congress to ask questions about why FLTCIP premiums are going up so much and has asked a House Committee to consider holding a Congressional hearing on the matter.