The Government should consider tax reforms and to discourage diesel vehicles and improve air quality, a new report from the Environmental Audit Committee has suggested. Launched in response to Defra’s draft plans to reduce air pollution, published in September, the committee says next week’s Autumn Statement should incentivise vehicles which emit less nitrogen dioxide, as […]
WASHINGTON -- It's crunch time at FIFA: A reform committee is meeting Friday in Zurich, Switzerland, to decide what changes to recommend for world soccer's governing body in the wake of a stunning corruption scandal. Dozens of professional...Show More Summary
Washington Examiner, Chaffetz: I'm Just Getting Started: For Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the news on Oct. 23 that the Department of Justice had dropped its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service without pressing charges was unwelcome, if unsurprising. His committee had been...
From an email from Rep. Buddy Carter (GA-1): “This week I joined House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz and other members of the Committee to introduce a resolution to begin proceedings in the United States House of Representatives to impeach Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen due to his severe violations […]
Ah hail. Just when you think we’ve attained peak madness, something like this up and happens: “WASHINGTON—Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and 18 members of the Committee introduced a resolution to begin proceedings in the U.S. Show More Summary
California Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee requested a Department of Justice investigation into ExxonMobil on Wednesday, writing that the company's behavior "is similar to cigarette companies that repeatedly denied harm from tobacco and spread uncertainty and mislea
Bloomberg BNA: “Sweeping reforms” in California campaign finance rules governing spending by super political action committees and other groups not formally linked to a candidate have been approved by California’s Fair Political Practices Commission, according to a statement from the … Continue reading ?
Jason Chaffetz, the Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, recently admitted that he was unable to uncover any wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood with his Congressional witch hunt. With all the success of hisShow More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Thursday that the GOP's investigation into Planned Parenthood's use of federal funds hasn't turned up anything. "Did I look at the finances and have a hearing specifically as to the revenue portion and how they spend? Yes. Show More Summary
It can be said with some confidence that televised hearings of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, an investigative body dedicated to upholding congressional standards, do not generally break audience records. Last Tuesday, when Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood,...
The revelation that Secret Service personnel accessed a confidential internal file regarding sitting House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and spread its contents around for the purpose of vindictively discrediting him is stunning. If you had told me that four or five Secret Service agents had done something like this, knowing […]
In the wake of the September 29 hearing by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on federal funding of Planned Parenthood, several Fox News hosts and conservative pundit Dana Loesch claimed that Planned Parenthood President...Show More Summary
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) may not be the least giving House speaker candidate, but favorite Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) still dwarfs him in fundraising by $22 million. On Thursday, Republicans will choose among Chaffetz, McCarthy and Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) to replace Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) as leader of the…
ANALYSIS: TRUE. Chaffetz: ‘Gig Economy’ Is ‘Flowing’ Because Government Is Not Involved. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, expressed concern that the federal government might try to intervene in the “gig economy” and over-regulate companies such as Uber. “One of the reasons I think this economy is […]
Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican and committee chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, officially entered the race for the speakership to replace outgoing John Boehner.
The fun just doesn't stop in the House Republican food fight for leadership. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is preparing to launch a campaign for House speaker, multiple sources told POLITICO. Show More Summary
Chaffetz chairs the Oversight and Government Reform Committee and has led high-profile hearings on the Secret Service, Planned Parenthood and other issues. In recent days he's been highly critical of McCarthy over comments the majority leader made suggesting political motives for the House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on U.S. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is planning to run for the House speaker post, according to Politico. The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will challenge House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthyShow More Summary
Over the past couple of days, we’ve twice offered “Five Takeaways” from Tuesday’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in which PPFA President Cecile Richards defended the nation’s leading abortion provider against all comers. We mentioned what we’ve called the fetal tissue ruse both there and in two other posts. Richards had many objectives […]
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s questioning of Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards exposes the depravity and dishonesty of her organization. Richards and her colleagues act like cornered criminal