Oversight and Government Reform Committee

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Oversight and Government Reform Committee

A committee in the U.S. House of Representatives responsible for investigations into the function of the federal government. That is, the committee has jurisdiction over how efficiently the government spends its revenue. The committee was established in 1816 but took its current name in 2007.
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Congratulations to my friend Trey Gowdy as he rises to Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
That news report triggered the response by the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee was also expected to release a report on February 11 by Republican committee staff that detailed the regulatory concerns of various industry groups.
Under the leadership of then-Chairman Darrell Issa, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee conducted more investigations than other committees in the 113th Congress, in part due to this sweeping authority.