Oversight and Investigations

Chairman:  Tim Murphy (PA-18)
Jurisdiction: 
Responsibility for oversight of agencies, departments, and programs related to the jurisdiction of the full committee, and for conducting investigations.

Members

Republicans

Chairman: Tim Murphy (PA)
Vice Chairman: Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Phil Gingrey (GA)
Steve Scalise (LA)
Gregg Harper (MS)
Pete Olson (TX)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Diana DeGette (CO)
Bruce Braley (IA)
Ben Ray Lujan (NM)
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
G.K. Butterfield (NC)
Kathy Castor (FL)
Peter Welch (VT)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Gene Green (TX)
John D. Dingell (MI) (non-voting)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

April 22, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at 10 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Examining the Growing Problems of Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse.”

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April 22, 2014 | Hearing

Subcommittee members will review the growing concerns regarding heroin and prescription opioid abuse and related deaths. Reports indicate that as heroin overdoses increase, prescription drug abuse decreases, and vice versa. Almost half of drug overdose deaths in 2010 were attributed to prescription painkillers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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April 17, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Frank Lucas (R- OK), Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and Rep.

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April 15, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “Did the health law work to insure the uninsured? A simple check of the box could answer that question. Sadly, we may never know – and the administration seems just fine with that.”

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April 10, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius:

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April 8, 2014 | Press Release

President Obama spent last week celebrating his health care law, but while he was cherry picking the latest “enrollment” figures in a speech in the Rose Garden, he failed to acknowledge the core measures that will determine this law’s success or failure. In forcing this law through Congress, President Obama and his allies in Congress promised:

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