House panel approves Postal Service finances legislation
The House Oversight Committee on Thursday approved two bipartisan bills aimed at putting the U.S. Postal Service on better financial footing. The committee passed the bills by voice vote.
Metro Rushed Critical Planning for SafeTrack Project, Federal Auditors Say
Metro failed to adequately plan the launch of its SafeTrack maintenance program, incurring extra costs and adding to headaches for commuters and local elected officials because of the lack of foresight and preparation, federal auditors said Tuesday.
Top 3 reasons Congress should support school choice in Washington, DC
It took a while, but an education bill of immediate importance to children in Washington, D.C., schools, and of symbolic importance to every child in the country, was passed by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Friday morning. The measure will now head for consideration by the full House
Pension Reforms, Punishments for Porn Watchers Advance
A House committee approved several bills aimed at reforming the federal workforce, including a pension reform for union officials who receive government paychecks.
New bill would limit VA employees’ use of official time
After hours of contentious debate, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee cleared two bills on official time. The committee approved the Official Time Reform Act of 2017, which prevents any days that ...
Chaffetz, Cummings question WH on digital records
The leaders of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday raised concerns that President Trump may be violating federal law by deleting his tweets.
Chaffetz subpoenas ATF agents who skipped hearing on death of ICE officer
House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz issued subpoenas Thursday to two ATF agents after they failed to show at a hearing examining the 2011 murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent Jaime Zapata.
Congress probes Islamic State counter-propaganda operations
Congressional investigators are demanding documents and contacting witnesses in a wide-ranging probe of the Defense Department's troubled anti-propaganda efforts against the Islamic State.
Watching Porn At Work Is About To Get A Lot Harder For Feds
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) approved a bill Wednesday prohibiting federal employees from accessing pornography on government computers and other devices.