Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Jason Chaffetz

House Committee Chairmen Request Information on Aliens in U.S. with Possible Terrorist Connections

2015/05/21

WASHINGTON — United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently disclosed that aliens with terrorist connections may be attempting to take advantage of the United States’ asylum system. Addressing those concerns, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Oversight National Security... Read More

Chaffetz, Bishop, Lummis, McClintock, & Gosar Call on the BLM to Suspend the Merger of Arizona and New Mexico State Offices

2015/05/18

WASHINGTON—Addressing media reports that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering merging the New Mexico and Arizona state offices, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Oversight Interior Subcommittee Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee... Read More

Issues Facing Civilian and Postal Service Vehicle Fleet Procurement

2015/05/15


Hearing Wrap Up: House Oversight Hearing on USSS IG Report on March 4th WH Incident

2015/05/14

HOUSE OVERSIGHT FULL COMMMITTEE HEARING U.S. Secret Service: Accountability for March 4, 2015 Incident Witness: John Roth, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Takeaways: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inconsistently applies disciplinary action to agents guilty of misconduct – especially within the Secret Service. This lack of consistency, along with the... Read More

Rep. Hurd’s Bill to Ensure Fair Pay for Border Patrol Agents Passes the House

2015/05/14

WASHINGTON—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation [H.R. 2252] authored by Congressman Will Hurd (TX-23) that clarifies the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) fundamental misunderstanding of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. The bill, which was approved by the... Read More

Chaffetz, Cummings Statement on New DHS IG Report of March 4, 2015 White House Incident

2015/05/14

WASHINGTON – Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) released the following statement in reaction to the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report on the investigation into the March 4, 2015 incident at the White House Complex. “Having reviewed the... Read More

Chairman Chaffetz Issues Statement on Amtrak Incident in Pennsylvania

2015/05/13

WASHINGTON— House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) issued the following statement in response to the Amtrak derailment that occurred late Tuesday evening on May 12th in Pennsylvania: “The news coming out of Pennsylvania regarding the Amtrak derailment is heartbreaking. Nearly 30 million people ride Amtrak each... Read More

Hearing: “Transportation Security: Are Our Airports Safe?”

2015/05/13

Opening StatementChairman Jason Chaffetz    “Airport security is pivotal to our nation’s safety and security. We appreciate the thousands of men and women that serve at the TSA.”   “One of the things that stuck out to me in the 9-11 Report is that often government lacks imagination. Terrorists and... Read More

Oversight Passes Bill to Ensure Fair Pay for Border Patrol Agents

2015/05/13

WASHINGTON—Today the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a markup of [H.R. 2252], authored by Congressman Will Hurd (TX-23). The legislation passed out of the Committee with bipartisan support. Specifically, H.R. 2252 clarifies components of a new pay scale for U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents by making clear to the... Read More

D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program: Making the American Dream Possible

2015/05/08

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, May 14th the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing to examine the role that the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) plays in providing parents in the District of Columbia with the option of enrolling their children in a private school if that best suits their... Read More

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Washington, DC 20515
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Membership

Justin Amash

MICHIGAN's 3rd DISTRICT

Jason Chaffetz

UTAH's 3rd DISTRICT

Doug Collins

GEORGIA's 9th DISTRICT

Ron DeSantis

FLORIDA's 6th DISTRICT

Scott DesJarlais

TENNESSEE's 4th DISTRICT

John Duncan

TENNESSEE's 2nd DISTRICT

Blake Farenthold

TEXAS' 27th DISTRICT

Paul Gosar

ARIZONA's 4th DISTRICT

Trey Gowdy

SOUTH CAROLINA's 4th DISTRICT

Doc Hastings

WASHINGTON's 4th DISTRICT

Will Hurd

TEXAS' 23rd DISTRICT

Darrell Issa

CALIFORNIA's 49th DISTRICT

Jim Jordan

OHIO's 4th DISTRICT

Cynthia Lummis

WYOMING

Thomas Massie

KENTUCKY's 4th DISTRICT

Patrick McHenry

NORTH CAROLINA's 10th DISTRICT

Mark Meadows

NORTH CAROLINA's 11th DISTRICT

Patrick Meehan

PENNSYLVANIA's 7th DISTRICT

John Mica

FLORIDA's 7th DISTRICT

Michael Turner

OHIO's 10th DISTRICT

Tim Walberg

MICHIGAN's 7th DISTRICT

Mark Walker

NORTH CAROLINA's 6th DISTRICT

Rob Woodall

GEORGIA's 7th DISTRICT