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)

July 17, 2013 | Blog Post

On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked about growing reports that businesses are being forced to hire part-time workers rather than full-time in order to avert the consequences of the health care law. Although this phenomenon has been documented, the White House spokesman inexplicably denied it.

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July 12, 2013 | ICYMI

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) appeared on “Fox and Friends” this morning to discuss the details of the “No More Solyndras Act” and preview this morning’s committeehearing on the draft legislation.  Upton and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Ste

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July 11, 2013 | Letter

To read the letter, click here.

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July 9, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe requesting information about the methodology used by the agency to estimate the cost impacts of its rulemakin

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July 9, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: Many economically significant Clean Air Act regulations issued by EPA in recent years affect far more than just the directly regulated industry sectors. The regulations’ compliance costs include price effects and other costs that ripple through the U.S. economy. Yet EPA does not typically report these costs to the wider economy in its public Regulatory Impact Analyses (RIAs).

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