The House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) for documents related to a number of controversial storefront sting operations.
Congress is moving forward with legislation that would eliminate hundreds of useless government reports, including the annual review on “Dog and Cat Fur” by the Department of Homeland Security.
Half of the federal agencies handling the bulk of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are failing at their transparency obligations, a government watchdog group reported Monday.
House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) and Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) laid out their plans to counter President Barack Obama’s executive overreach, in a conference call Thursday.
House Republicans will push a series of bills this week in an effort to curb abuse and increase transparency in the federal government.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) sent a memo to Republican members on Friday, outlining the GOP’s legislative agenda for “Stop Government Abuse Week.”