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President Obama Must Be Active Partner in Effort to Reform Government

GAO High Risk List Targets Financial Regulatory System, FDA and EPA WASHINGTON. D.C. – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) and other House and Senate oversight leaders today unveiled the high-risk program list for 2009. The high-risk list identifies 30 programs that are highly susceptible to waste, fraud, or ...

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Issa Calls “Stimulus” Package an “$825 Billion Earmark”

WASHINGTON. D.C. –House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) today criticized the proposed Pelosi-Obey $825 billion economic “stimulus” package characterizing it as an $825 billion earmark that will do little but expand the federal government at the expense of prolonging the current economic recession. More than 40 percent of spending in the proposed bill is for expanding current programs or creating new ...

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Issa Renews Effort to Create Bipartisan Commission on Financial Crissis as Congress Considers TARP II

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) has re-introduced the Financial Oversight Commission Act, H.R. 74, which would create an independent and bipartisan panel to study and issue a report on the causes, handling, and way forward from the current financial crisis. This proposal comes as Congress considers releasing the remaining $350 billion of TARP funds. “Once again, the American people ...

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Issa Statement on SCHIP Expansion Proposal

WASHINGTON. D.C. – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement today regarding his opposition to the Democrat-authored bill to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to insure adults, new immigrants, and families already covered by private health plans: “At a time when we can barely fund and sustain current enrollment levels, expanding eligibility to ...

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Congressman Issa announces Oversight and Government Reform Committee Staff

Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans Announce Key Staff

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Ranking Member Issa Welcomes New Republican Members to Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Ranking Member Issa Welcomes New Republican Members to Oversight and Government Reform Committee

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Ranking Member Issa Responds to Majority Staff Report on Unimplemented IG Recommendations

Washington, DC – Rep. Darrell Issa issued the following statement on the Unimplemented IG Recommendations issued today by Democratic Staff: “It is regrettable that as a parting partisan shot on his last day, Chairman Waxman has issued a report without the input or consultation of Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans. The report, however, ignores his own party’s backyard. “This partisan report completely ignores IG recommendations made during the ...