Oversight and Investigations

Chairman:  Tim Murphy (PA-18)
Responsibility for oversight of agencies, departments, and programs related to the jurisdiction of the full committee, and for conducting investigations.



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)


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 3, 2012 | Press Release

Emanuel changes tack on Solyndra questions

5:22 PM CDT, August 3, 2012
By John Byrne

August 2, 2012 | Press Release

This morning the House Energy and Commerce Committee released its findings in an exhaustive, 18-month investigation into the Obama administration’s failed $535 million investment in the now-bankrupt California solar panel maker Solyndra.

August 2, 2012 | Press Release

Report Chronicles Solyndra’s Doomed Existence:

August 1, 2012 | Press Release

July 31, 2012

GOP: W.H., Messina ‘failed’ on transparency
By: Jennifer Epstein

July 31, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a report entitled “Promises Made, Promises Broken: The Obama Administration’s Disappointing Transparency Track Record,” which chronicles how the Obama administrati