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Comer: Democrats’ War on America’s Energy Producers Jeopardizes Good Jobs and Affordable Energy

WASHINGTON — House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) opened today’s hearing on the Democrats’ radical climate agenda by slamming Democrats for funneling Committee resources into a sham, politically motivated investigation of America’s leading oil and gas producers. In his opening statement, Ranking Member Comer emphasized that Democrats have abandoned the Committee’s mission of rooting out waste, fraud, and abuse in the federal government and ...

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Herrell: Democrats Double Down on Failed Energy Policies, but Republicans Bring Solutions

WASHINGTON — Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) opened today’s hearing by emphasizing her commitment to fight for the best interests of her constituents and pledged to protect industries and jobs vital to New Mexico’s economy. In her opening statement, she highlighted how over 100,000 New Mexicans are employed by the oil and gas industry and stressed that they deserve to hear from senior-level officials on their plans to address the ongoing energy ...

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Comer: Democrats’ Bill Makes the Swamp Swampier

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today delivered remarks on the House floor in opposition to Democrats’ so-called Preventing a Patronage System Act (H.R. 302), a bill that insulates the federal bureaucracy from accountability. Ranking Member Comer emphasized how the Founding Fathers never envisioned a massive unelected, unaccountable federal government with the power to create policies that impact Americans’ everyday lives. ...

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Comer & Foxx Investigate Whether Biden Administration Officials Working on Student Loan Bailout Stand to Benefit Financially

WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and House Committee on Education and Labor Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) are continuing their investigation into whether Biden Administration officials who worked on the student loan bailout will personally benefit from this financial windfall. In a letter to the White House Counsel, Stuart Delery, Ranking Members Comer and Foxx are requesting information to determine whether Biden ...

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Mace: Democrats Ignore Biden Administration’s Suppression of Free Speech

WASHINGTON— Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Ranking Member Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) opened today’s hearing by questioning why Democrats are focusing on threats to environmental activists’ freedom of speech but have zero interest in examining the Biden Administration’s numerous and well-documented efforts to suppress freedom of speech. She expressed concern over the Biden Administration’s tactic of silencing, censoring, or de-platforming of individuals they disagree with, ...

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Cloud and Economic & Consumer Policy Subcommittee Republicans Probe Head Start’s Toddler Mask Mandate

WASHINGTON—Today, Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee Ranking Member Michael Cloud (R-Texas) and several Republican lawmakers on the panel are calling on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide answers about Head Start’s mask mandate for toddlers in schools nationwide. In a letter to Administration for Children and Families Assistant Secretary January Contreas, the Republican lawmakers are requesting all documents and information related to studies used to ...

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Comer: Democrats Seek to Further Entrench Federal Bureaucracy

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today delivered remarks on the House floor in opposition to Democrats’ so-called Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act (H.R. 2988). During his remarks, Ranking Member Comer emphasized the importance of protecting whistleblowers and pointed to several laws already on the books that protect them from retaliation. However, he outlined how the Democrats’ bill makes it impossible to address ...

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Top House Republicans Investigate COVID Relief Dollars Funding Critical Race Theory Programs

Initiate investigation into the Department of Education allowing COVID relief funds to be used to indoctrinate America’s children in leftist ideology WASHINGTON —Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Committee on Education and Labor Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), along with Republicans from both panels, are launching an investigation into the Department of Education reportedly allowing Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and ...

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Comer: Democrats’ Bill Weakens Accountability at the Census Bureau

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today delivered remarks on the House floor in opposition to the Democrats’ so-called Ensuring a Fair and Accurate Census Act (H.R. 8326). He emphasized how the bill does not make the Census more fair and accurate but instead weakens accountability at the Census Bureau by placing massive power in the hands of unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats. Ranking Member called on Congress to instead ...

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Gibbs, Comer Call for Investigation into DHS Possibly Buying Solar Panels Made by Slave Labor in China

Call on DHS Inspector General to initiate an investigation to determine if taxpayer dollars are funding genocide, human rights abuses in China   WASHINGTON—Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), and Committee Republicans are raising concerns that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is potentially using taxpayer dollars to purchase solar panels and components from China, an ...