Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform took aim Thursday at federal agencies who they claim have been lax on fulfilling document requests.
The head of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said about half of the nation's data would be at risk if the Education Department was hacked.
In Friday's federal headlines, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz says DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson needs to be investigated.
The Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General don't see eye-to-eye on a recent report issued by auditors that claims the protective services agency did not properly handle a 2011 shooting near the White House.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is calling for the removal of the Office of Personnel Management's CIO Donna Seymour, after the agency's Office of Inspector General found that the Office of Procurement Operations mismanaged a contract it awarded for identity and credit monitoring services for early victims of the cyber breach.
As part of a recent audit, inspector general employees playing the role of hackers made their way into the Department of Education’s main enterprise IT system and gained access to the network without anyone noticing.
Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy says the agency is in the process of disciplining agents involved in the scandal, but some lawmakers and watchdogs say the incident is just one example of a governmentwide problem.
The resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen won't pass a House vote, said Bill Cowden, an attorney with the Federal Practice Group and former senior trial attorney for the Justice Department.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), and 18 other members of his committee, introduced a resolution calling for IRS Commissioner John Koskinen's impeachment. Koskinen said his agency has made some progress in improving accountability and communication in the wake of IRS scandals.
Some members of industry say the Government Publishing Office is taking advantage of a loophole in Title 44 of the U.S. Code, which lets GPO produce secure credential cards as a core agency function.
The House of Representatives will choose a new leader soon and one of the candidates has told members of a federal union he thinks they're hard working they deserve raises and it's time to stop demonizing them. He's one of the Republican candidates for Speaker. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced his candidacy for Speaker on TV yesterday. David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, told In Depth with Francis Rose he's watching how the Speaker's race is unfolding and how it might affect the executive branch.
Sources from the House Oversight and Government Reform and the House Appropriations committees said Monday that a vote on a "clean" continuing resolution has not yet been scheduled for next week.
Army officials said Thursday that they would conduct what amounts to an about-face on a 2013 decision which turned over the management of the service’s childcare assistance program to the General Services Administration.
The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent three letters-- one to OPM, one to DHS and one to one of OPM's main technology contractors, Imperatis Corp., seeking answers to a variety of questions.