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)

July 25, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today approved a draft of the “No More Solyndras Act.” The measure passed the subcommittee by a vote of 14 to 6 and now moves to the full committee for consideration, which could be as early as next week.

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July 19, 2012 | Letter

Excerpt: The Committee on Energy and Commerce is investigating the BioWatch program, the nation's first early detection and warning capability for biological attacks, and its impact on the nation's public health system.

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July 13, 2012 | ICYMI

LORD HAVE MERCY: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL CALLS SOLYNDRA AN “ENORMOUS SUCCESS”
Human Events Blog
By: John Hayward
July 12, 2012

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July 12, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – During today’s hearing on the Upton-Stearns “No More Solyndras Act,” the Acting Executive Director of the DOE Loan Program Office, David G. Frantz, proclaimed the program responsible for Solyndra as an “enormous success.” The statement comes a week after Abound Solar became the latest loan recipient to announce bankruptcy.

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July 12, 2012 | ICYMI

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) appeared on “Fox and Friends” this morning to discuss the details of the “No More Solyndras Act” and preview this morning’s committeehearing on the draft legislation.  Upton and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Ste

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