Oversight and Investigations

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



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)


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 15, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: The day after a CMS official informed the Committee about the potential loss of your emails, HHS provided the Committee with additional documents related to our review of HealthCare.gov. One of the emails in this production shows that you directed a subordinate to delete an email communication featuring a number of White House representatives.

August 15, 2014 | Press Release

Committee Leaders Press Tavenner for Answers Regarding Request for Staff to Delete Email, Status of Missing Emails

August 12, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “It's clear that not everyone who signed up has completed and continued enrollment, and the latest stats from a top insurer could suggest a startling trend.”

July 31, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A bipartisan group of House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today called on the Government Accountability Office to provide details about the management of pathogens at federal laboratories. The letter was signed by full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A.

July 31, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: It is vitally important to maintain biosafety and biosecurity protocols at federal laboratories that are designed to prevent unintentional exposure to pathogens or their accidental or intentional release because exposure to certain disease-causing pathogens can have serious and potentially lethal consequences for public health.

July 31, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders today opened an investigation into the Federal Communications Commission’s decision-making process ahead of granting a waiver of auction rules to Grain Management LLC.