Tag: House Oversight Committee

House Committee Urges President to Fill IG Positions

April 19, 2017 11:57 AM

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is encouraging President Trump to fill several empty Inspector General positions at federal agencies.

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Chaffetz Will Not Seek Reelection

April 19, 2017 11:16 AM , Updated April 22, 2017 8:01 AM

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has announced that he will not seek reelection for Congress in 2018.

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More Lawmakers Call for IRS Commissioner to Be Fired

April 7, 2017 2:45 PM , Updated April 12, 2017 11:18 AM

A second group of lawmakers are asking President Trump to fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

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Postal Service Reform Act Takes Another Step Forward in House

March 16, 2017 5:48 PM , Updated March 21, 2017 12:36 PM

The Postal Service Reform Act has been given a small push forward in the legislative process.

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House Committee Wants to Ensure President Trump Isn’t Deleting His Tweets

March 10, 2017 8:14 AM , Updated March 14, 2017 8:35 AM

A House Committee wants to ensure that President Trump isn’t in violation of the Presidential Records Act by deleting tweets sent from his Twitter accounts.

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Legislation Banning Feds From Watching Porn at Work Takes Another Step Forward

March 9, 2017 2:59 PM , Updated April 1, 2017 10:09 AM

Legislation that would prohibit federal employees from watching pornography while at work has taken another step forward in the road to becoming law.

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House Committee Wants to Know if Federal Employees Are Skirting FOIA Laws

March 9, 2017 12:49 PM , Updated March 13, 2017 1:01 PM

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform sent a letter to numerous agencies seeking information on employees who are using methods of communication outside of normal government channels.

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Leaking Information, Federal Employees and Political Ideology

An investigation into leaking intelligence information surrounding the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn has been requested by two House Committees. This begs the question, should federal employees work to oppose President Trump?

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Did Kellyanne Conway Violate Federal Ethics Regulations?

February 9, 2017 7:58 PM , Updated March 2, 2017 11:21 AM

The Office of Government Ethics has said that disciplinary action against Kellyanne Conway appears to be warranted for statements she made which appear to violate her position as a federal employee.

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House Committee Questions Federal Agencies’ Recent Hiring Sprees

January 11, 2017 3:26 PM , Updated January 17, 2017 2:12 PM

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.

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