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)

June 14, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) today requested the Government Accountability Office (GAO) review the federal government’s mental health programs as well as examine oversight of specific grants awarded to states, local communities, and organizations to ensure that t

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June 14, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: Given that multiple departments and agencies are involved in addressing mental health needs, it is especially important that those involved in supporting major programs to address mental illness make every effort to ensure that federal resources are maximized to meet the needs of this population.

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June 11, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Administrator Daniel Werfel requesting information about a March 2011 IRS search and seizure of as many as 60 million medical records

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June 11, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: (T)he Committee on Energy and Commerce is investigating allegations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), in the course of executing a search warrant at a California health care provider’s corporate headquarters in March 2011, improperly seized the personal medical records of millions of American citizens in possible violation of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitutio

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June 6, 2013 | ICYMI

Testifying Tuesday before the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius revealed that she made more calls on behalf of Enroll America than HHS officials had originally acknowledged. Despite the administration’s public proclamations on behalf of transparency, HHS has been slow to fully acknowledge the extent of Sebelius’ solicitations.

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