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)

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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August 10, 2012 | Letter

Excerpt: “In its March 30, 2012 response to the Committee, Treasury asserted that ‘job creation is not a factor in the consideration process’ for applicants under the Section 1603 program and that Treasury ‘does not report on the number of jobs created by the program’ including, presumably, for the Thompson River Power LLC and Thermo No. 1 BE-01, LLC plants.

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