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Bipartisan Oversight Committee Leaders Applaud Award of Funds to Modernize Access to Veterans’ Records

Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee, Rep. James Comer, Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, Rep. Jody Hice, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, and Rep. Glenn Grothman, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National ...

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Cloud, Comer Push White House Chief of Staff on Infant Formula Shortage Crisis

Raise concerns the Biden Administration has been aware of crisis for months and failed to act WASHINGTON — Today, Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy Ranking Member Michael Cloud (R-Texas) and House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff, Ron Klain, raising concerns about the Biden Administration’s failure to prevent the infant formula shortage crisis. The lawmakers request all ...

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GOP Leaders React to NSBA Investigation

Last fall the National School Boards Association sent a letter to President Biden, calling for the Justice Department to use counterterrorism tools to investigate parents at school board meetings. Almost immediately, Attorney General Merrick Garland directed the FBI and U.S. Attorneys to launch a task force to target parents. Whistleblowers later told Congress that the FBI had created a unique “threat tag” to effectuate the Attorney General’s directive, which the FBI used to label at ...

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Mace: School Curriculums Should Empower Students, Not Indoctrinate Them

WASHINGTON — Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Ranking Member Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) opened today’s hearing by recognizing the important work going on throughout the country to ensure K-12 curriculums in the public school system set students up for success. She expressed concern about Democrats’ efforts to discredit legitimate and lawful attempts to ensure curriculums are designed to empower students to achieve their full potential. When considering curriculum, Subcommittee ...

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Herrell Introduces Bill to Ensure Federal Workforce Provides Timely Services to the American People

Pandemic-era telework has harmed the federal government’s service to Americans WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) introduced H.R. 7835, the Stopping Home Office Work’s Unproductive Problems (SHOW UP) Act, to ensure the federal workforce provides timely services to the American people. The bill prevents the Biden Administration from unilaterally making pandemic-era telework for the federal workforce permanent until it provides Congress with its ...

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Scalise: Closing Schools Hurt Our Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republican Whip and Ranking Member of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Steve Scalise’s (R-La.) opening statement at today’s Select Subcommittee’s hearing highlights how school closures harmed children’s learning, especially low-income and minority students in Democrat-run cities. Whip Scalise urges Democrats on the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis to investigate claims that the Centers and Disease Control ...

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Comer, Oversight Republicans Call for the Protection of Supreme Court Justices

Request all information related to steps DOJ is taking to enforce federal law as protesters doxx and picket outside justices’ homes WASHINGTON — In the wake of the unprecedented leak of a draft opinion on a matter being considered before the Supreme Court, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Oversight Committee Republicans urged Attorney General Merrick Garland to provide the Committee all documents and communications related ...

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Scalise, Comer, Biggs Lead Call for CDC Oversight Hearing

From hiding data to keeping schools closed, Republican lawmakers outline systemic problems at the deeply flawed agency WASHINGTON—Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.), House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), and Representative Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), along with Republican lawmakers on both panels, today called on Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney ...

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Comer Requests GAO Examine Army Corps’ Inconsistent Fees Charged to Marina Owners   

WASHINGTON — Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) raised concerns over information detailing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) possibly levying inconsistent, confusing, unexpected, and exorbitant fees against marina business owners. In a letter to U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, Ranking Member Comer emphasized how questions remain about the Corps’ fee policies and procedures and ...

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Comer, Norman Probe FMSHRC Chair’s Hostile Work Practices and Political Interference

WASHINGTON — Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) expressed concerns over information obtained detailing political interference, a hostile work environment, and inappropriate management practices at the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (FMSHRC). In a letter to Chairman Arthur Traynor, the lawmakers emphasized how his actions are potentially derailing the ...