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.



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)


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)

October 23, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: With a series of questions and recommendations to ensure that the U.S. response to the risks posed by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is as effective as possible in protecting the public health and safety of the American people. Congress stands ready to serve as a strong and solid partner in solving this crisis.

October 23, 2014 | Press Release

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) yesterday announced the committee would be taking a close look at the increasing number of recalls for defective airbags made by the auto supplier Takata.

October 22, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today responded to the expanded recall of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata air bag inflators and warnings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week urging drivers to get their cars fixed over concerns that air bag rupture could lead to severe injuries. 

October 17, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released documents obtained in its investigation of the ongoing Ebola outbreak. The documents were submitted to the committee by Texas Health Resources.

October 17, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “What has been missing from this administration’s response to Ebola is not a new figurehead; what we need is a strategy to get ahead of this, and restore the public’s faith that they are safe.”

October 16, 2014 | Press Release

CDC, NIH, and Texas Health Resources to Testify THURSDAY