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)

September 8, 2012 | Press Release

On September 8, 2011, just two days after Solyndra filed for bankruptcy, the FBI raided the solar manufacturer’s Fremont, California facility.

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September 6, 2012 | ICYMI

In Solyndra Bankruptcy, Obama Administration’s Picking of Winners and Losers Reaches Shameful New Lows 

President’s Backers, Including Billionaire George Kaiser, Could Get Hundreds of Millions in Tax Breaks While Taxpayers Lose Over Half a Billion Dollars

 

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September 6, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today marks one year since Solyndra, once the Obama administration’s highly touted stimulus “success story,” filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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September 4, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Exactly three years ago today, Vice President Joe Biden famously participated in Solyndra’s groundbreaking following the Obama administration’s rushed approval of the $535 million loan guarantee to the now-bankrupt solar company.

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August 21, 2012 | ICYMI

According to recent news reports, the $535 million loan guarantee to now-bankrupt Solyndra has been reincarnated as a modern art exhibit in the foothills of University of California at Berkeley.

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August 10, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today wrote to U.S.

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