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

Tim Murphy (PA), Chairman
David McKinley (WV), Vice Chairman
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Larry Bucshon (IN)
Bill Flores (TX)
Susan Brooks (IN)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Chris Collins (NY)
Kevin Cramer (ND)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Diana DeGette (CO), Ranking Member
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
Kathy Castor (FL)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Yvette D. Clarke (NY)
Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA)
Gene Green (TX)
Peter Welch (VT)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

August 25, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: Thank you for your letter of July 7, 2015, cosigned by three of your colleagues, concerning ongoing efforts by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) to combat the opioid abuse epidemic and to more effectively incentivize the development and broadened use of evidence-based practices and treatments.

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August 11, 2015 | ICYMI

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) last week released the findings of a yearlong investigation into the information security practices at the Departme

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August 7, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc.

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August 7, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: As you know, in several recent videotapes made public, these individuals have made statements concerning the manner in which fetal tissue is procured. We are examining whether these statements accurately reflect PPFA’s position on the acquisition and disposition of fetal tissue, and whether their statements, if accurate, are consistent with existing laws.

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August 6, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today released a report entitled, “Information Security at the Dep

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July 31, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: On June 4, 2015, the NIH Clinical Center suspended operations of its Pharmaceutical Development Section after the discovery of serious manufacturing problems and lack of compliance with standard operating procedures. This followed an inspection conducted by the FDA from May 19-29, 2015, which found a series of deficiencies in the PDS physical facility.

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