Tag: House Oversight Committee

Lawmakers Want to Know Why OPM is Suddenly Withholding Federal Employee Salary Data

March 11, 2018 9:35 AM
Lawmakers Want to Know Why OPM is Suddenly Withholding Federal Employee Salary Data

OPM has increasingly been blocking the release of substantial amounts of federal employee salary data. Some lawmakers want to know why.

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House Committee Looking Into ‘Excessive Spending’ on Redecorating Carson’s Office

March 1, 2018 12:03 PM , Updated March 8, 2018 1:50 PM

The House Oversight Committee is probing reports of “excessive spending” on decorating the HUD Secretary’s office.

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Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

March 1, 2018 8:52 AM , Updated March 6, 2018 5:05 PM

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wants to subpoena DOI for a lack of response to his inquiry about retaliatory employee reassignments.

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Another House Committee Probes EPA Administrator’s First Class Travel

February 22, 2018 9:42 AM , Updated February 28, 2018 3:05 PM

Another lawmaker is asking questions about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s frequent first class trips.

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IG Report Says TSA Officials Interfered with Disciplinary Process

January 18, 2018 10:26 AM

An IG report found that TSA senior leaders bypassed the agency’s own disciplinary rules to give favorable treatment to an employee who was slated to be fired.

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House Committee Looking at Employee Reassignments at DOI

October 12, 2017 10:52 AM , Updated October 20, 2017 1:20 PM

A House Committee is requesting information on employee transfers within DOI that it says may have been done in retaliation and therefore violation of law.

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House Committee Scrutinizing Travel of Federal Officials

September 27, 2017 11:22 AM

The House Oversight Committee is seeking details from numerous federal agencies about their use of chartered aircraft for travel.

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House Oversight Committee Looking Into Postal Service Hatch Act Violation

September 1, 2017 10:16 AM , Updated September 11, 2017 11:55 AM

The House Oversight Committee has taken an interest in the IG investigation that concluded the Postal Service violated the Hatch Act during the 2016 elections.

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Dueling Statistics on Federal Employee Pay

May 18, 2017 11:22 AM

A House committee held a hearing on federal employee compensation. Interest groups are out in force. Here is a summary of competing arguments.

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Chaffetz Willing to Subpoena to Get Comey Memos

May 17, 2017 9:01 AM

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has asked the FBI to provide copies of memos that allegedly were written by former FBI director James Comey documenting conversations he had with President Trump.

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