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Jul 27, 2015

IRS Press Conference

Click here to view a timeline of the IRS Targeting Scandal. Chairman Chaffetz and members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a press conference today to provide an update on the Committee’s IRS ...

Jul 27, 2015

IRS Targeting Scandal Timeline June 3, 2011: Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp sends letter to former IRS Commissioner Shulman stating: “the IRS appears to have selectively targeted certain taxpayers who are engaged in political speech.” June 13, 2011: Lois Lerner reports to IT that her computer is inoperable. Unsuccessful attempts made by IRS to recover the hard drive. April 9, 2013: Lois Lerner warns colleagues in an email ...

Jun 12, 2015

#FOIAFRIDAY: Editorial Boards Across the Country Criticize the Obama Administration for Transparency Failures

Last week, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held two days of hearings on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Over a week later, the drumbeat continues ...

Jun 10, 2015

From the CIA to the Halls of Congress: Meet Texas Congressman Will Hurd

For starters, watch this short video. Here’s where it all began.

Jun 5, 2015

Oversight Committee Launches Innovative New Website

WASHINGTON—Dedicated to openness and transparency, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform launched a new website today, to allow the American people to quickly access information published by the Committee. This latest initiative continues the Committee’s ongoing efforts to ensure efficiency, ...