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The Hill | Mar 16, 2017

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.

Washington Post | Mar 14, 2017

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.

Washington Examiner | Mar 13, 2017

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

Government Executive | Mar 10, 2017

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.

Federal News Radio | Mar 10, 2017

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 ...

The Hill | Mar 9, 2017

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.

Fox News | Mar 9, 2017

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.

Associated Press | Mar 9, 2017

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.

Daily Caller | Mar 8, 2017

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.

FEDweek | Mar 7, 2017

Congress Focusing on Treatment of Whistleblowers

In its early weeks, Congress has signaled that treatment of whistleblowers will be a major area of focus in its oversight of federal agencies this year.