Sen. Jeff Sessions, top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, Friday offered an idea to help save money: Ask federal workers where the waste is. "The President had 18 months to develop reforms to improve the government, but instead he...
Bangkok, March 1, 2013--Draft legislation designed to govern the media in Burma threatens to reverse fragile press freedom gains recently achieved under President Thein Sein's democratic reform program, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
Yesterday, the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee held a hearing to look into executive compensation “at bailed-out firms that is egregiously out of line with what the President committed to the American people,” as Chairman Jim Jordan said. Jordan recalled that the President had committed “that top executives at firms that receive extraordinary help [...]
Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Government Oversight Committee, gave an impassioned speech at the Aaron Swartz Memorial Service in D.C. committing to reforming the law and investigating the abuses of the Swartz case. But when will the hearings begin?
`` In a letter [to Ben Bernanke] penned by the Chairman of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, Jim Jordan, says that he is "troubled by the corresponding effect that the Federal Reserve's expanding portfolio could have...Show More Summary
Huntington Beach, CA 2/13/2012 February 12, 2013 – A few bloggers from inside and outside the autism community recently took potshots at efforts by SafeMinds to increase awareness in Congress of the causes of the autism epidemic including the role...
In the next 12 months, the Premier League needs to bring greater fan influence and sanity to the game’s finances according to a scathing report from a British select committee. According to The Guardian, “Unless there was ‘clear progress’ in 12 months … Continue reading ?
Two members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today sent a letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, requesting answers to a number of granular questions... Keep reading ?
On Monday, House Oversight Committee and Government Reform chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent a letter to the NFL Players Association about its continued reluctance to institute in-season HGH testing for NFL players.
California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said Friday that a provision in House GOP leadership’s “no budget, no pay” plan is unconstitutional. “That’s unconstitutional,”...Show More Summary
The Federal Government is approaching the end of a long process in reforming anti-discrimination law, one that started in 2009. Currently, a draft exposure bill is before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee and hundreds of submissions have been received. Show More Summary
By Anne Dachel On Nov 29, 2012, many parents of autistic children were focused on the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on autism. Legislators expressed disbelief at both the numbers and the fact that officials had no...
Despite union protests, an overhaul of government worker pensions won approval from a House committee today as a potential showdown vote looms with the clock ticking down on the legislature's lame-duck session.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, demanded an investigation of the Federal Trade Commission's role in sharing private information about the Commission's Google probe before...Show More Summary
In a pleasant change for D.C., city issues will be dealt with by the full House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.). [ more › ]
``The investigation was sought by Representative Darrell Issa, the California Republican who leads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Issa said in a July report that Countrywide gave discount loans to lawmakers andShow More Summary
Performance Enhancing Drugs ( PEDs ) is a topic that will forever be debated in sports circles. Since the 11 baseball players appeared in front of the House Government Reform Committee in 2006, the discussion has heated up exponentially. Show More Summary
Center for Union Facts The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has officially made the “naughty list” for 2012. Earlier this month, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a report criticizing the NLRB for abandoning its role as an “independent regulator” and becoming a “dysfunctional union advocate.” The report, which runs to 33 pages, “documents [...]
2.counton2.com The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, headed by Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa of California, released a report on the National Labor Relations Board Tuesday. The NLRB was created to be a fair and unbiased agency that balances the interests of employers and unions. It’s basic duty is to conduct elections of union certification or decertification and to [...]
Staff Report, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Congress intended the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to be a neutral arbiter of labor disputes, and fairness of the agency to workers, unions, and job creators is imperative to its successful operation. Show More Summary