Obama Watchdog in Congress Has New Target in Trump Era: Postal Reform

Representative Jason Chaffetz, Republican of Utah and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said that his committee will still poke around in Hillary Clinton’s email issues in the new Congress, pointing out that new ones have emerged just this week for that State Department. “I don’t want this to linger,” he […]

House Oversight Chairman requests info on assets, revenue for USPS “package delivery” products

GOP Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz seeks information from USPS about competitive product assets, revenue, service performance and other materials. Chairman is concerned USPS’s revenue boost in package delivery. In a letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, the Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Jason Chaffetz, and the Chairman of the Subcommittee […]

Issa’s portrait to be replaced with photos of postal workers

1.15.2015 HERSHEY, Pa. — House committee rooms are typically adorned with portraits of former chairmen. But former Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa’s portrait will be stashed away in a conference room, away from public view. In an interview at the annual Republican legislative retreat, incoming House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz of Utah said […]

Jason Chaffetz promises less personal Oversight

11-20-2014 And compared with his predecessor — the colorful and controversial Darrell Issa — he is promising not to let things get too personal as the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Not with the House GOP leadership, other GOP committee chairmen or even his Democratic colleagues — he and Ranking […]

NALC President congratulates incoming Oversight Chairman Chaffetz

On Tuesday, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) was elected chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the committee that has jurisdiction over the U.S. Postal Service. Chaffetz will replace Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), whose term as chairman expires at the end of the year. Because Republicans held on to their majority in the House […]

Chaffetz succeeds Issa as House Oversight Committee Chairman

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Tuesday won a competitive four-way race to become the House Oversight Committee chairman in the new Congress starting in January. Chaffetz and Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), Mike Turner (R-Ohio) and John Mica (R-Fla.) vied to succeed current Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who is term-limited, for the high-profile gavel. All […]

Feds Should Keep an Eye on the Race to Replace Darrell Issa

Federal employees following the mid-term congressional races should tune into another contest that could more directly affect their pay and jobs: The campaign to become the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Current Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is at the end of his term-limited six-year tenure leading the panel, and there […]