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)

April 12, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today requested HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius provide more information on the $54 million award to fund community groups to help individuals navigate the health care law’s exchanges. This latest request continues the committee's aggressive oversight of the new health law's spending, implementation, and impact.

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April 12, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: This week, news broke that the administration would award $54 million to community groups in 33 states to facilitate enrollment in the health insurance marketplaces that open for enrollment in October. These groups will serve as ‘Navigators’ for the federally-facilitated or state partnership exchanges and assist consumers in understanding their health insurance options.

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April 10, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of an ongoing effort to address mental illness following the Newtown tragedy, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) today requested OMB p

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April 10, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: While the vast majority of individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression are not violent, those with untreated severe mental illness are two to three times more likely to exhibit violent behavior – directed at themselves or others.

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April 10, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the Energy and Commerce Committee's rigorous oversight of the new health care law, committee leaders are seeking information on the delays and missed deadlines that have plagued the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s implem

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March 29, 2013 | Letter

To read EPA's March 29, 2013, response, click here.

To read the committee's February 7, 2013, letter to EPA, click here.

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