Tag: House Oversight Committee

House Committee Concerned About Potential for Abuse of Employee Bonuses Within TSA

February 22, 2016 1:04 PM

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said in a recent letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator Peter Neffenger that the Committee is concerned about the possibility of abuse within the system used to pay bonuses to TSA employees.

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House Committee Wants to Know How Many Firearms DHS Lost

February 20, 2016 5:02 AM

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is asking the Department of Homeland Security to provide details on the badges, cell phones and guns that recently went missing at the agency.

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House Oversight Committee Seeking Information on Payment to Confidential Informants

February 17, 2016 2:15 PM

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is seeking information about a payment in excess of $850,000 to pay confidential informants when an information sharing agreement existed between Amtrak and the Justice Department.

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House Committee Fires Off Letters Demanding Data on Federal Employees’ Use of ‘Official Time’

February 16, 2016 8:43 AM

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) fired off numerous letters late last week to various federal agency leaders requesting data on federal employees’ use of official time.

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Justice Department Must Turn Over Documents to U.S. House Committee

January 20, 2016 11:09 AM

Having to resort to federal court to get the Justice Department to turn over documents, the U.S. District Court has now ordered the Attorney General to cough them up to the House Committee in response to its subpoena for the documents.

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House Committee Members Demand IRS Commissioner Be Fired

July 27, 2015 10:28 PM

Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent a lengthy letter to President Obama today demanding that IRS commissioner John Koskinen be removed from his position.

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Issa Asks 17 Federal Agencies to ID Alternatives to Sequestration Spending Cuts

March 2, 2013 11:15 AM

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) has asked federal agencies to identify unnecessary or wasteful programs within their agency that could be eliminated as an alternative to the spending cuts mandated by sequestration.

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Federal Pay Among Priorities for House Oversight Committee

February 5, 2013 9:25 AM

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently released its plan for the 113th Congress with its stated goals for the next two years, one of which is to bring compensation of the federal workforce more in line with the private sector.

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