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)

March 4, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “The administration’s priorities are upside down, putting political considerations ahead of protecting the American people.”

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February 27, 2014 | ICYMI

Reports of Stimulus Fraud in Texas Spur Committee Investigation into Obama Administration’s Ability to Detect and Prevent Fraud

Letters to CMS, HHS Inspector General Raise Concerns about Screening Process for Facilities Receiving Federal Funds

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February 27, 2014 | Press Release

Members and Witnesses Urge Increased Enforcement Measures to Detect and Punish Illegal, Counterfeit Drug Manufacturing and Distribution

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February 26, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: Recent articles have reported on a chain of Texas hospitals that received nearly $18 million in economic stimulus funds from CMS for moving to electronic medical records. These facilities continued to receive funding despite warnings that reached several agencies for more than four years of patient-care threats and allegations of fraud.

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February 21, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “Across the nation, Americans going to the doctor’s office or pharmacy will now have the confidence that their drugs are safe.” 

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