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)

August 1, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt We believe that the Congress and the administration would benefit from a comprehensive technical evaluation by the GAO of currently deployed systems designed to detect airborne, biological threats in the environment, and those planned or under development, by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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August 1, 2013 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee members took to Twitter today to communicate directly with the public on how the health law’s burdensome and costly mandates are impacting families and businesses.

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July 30, 2013 | Blog Post

Not only is the president’s “Affordable” Care Act responsible for premium increases of as much as 198 percent in Georgia, it is so unworkable that the state has requested “an emergency delay of the filing deadline for Obamacare rates” from the Department of Health and Human Services because

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July 30, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarty seeking information related to the agency’s study of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination.

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July 30, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the United States House of Representatives, the Committee on Energy and Commerce is examining recent actions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to its studies of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination.

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July 29, 2013 | ICYMI

Adding to the uncertainty surrounding the president’s signature health care law is the realization that Obamacare is fueling the nation’s transition away from full-time employment.

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