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Tag Archives: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

AP Interview: USPS eyes alcohol deliveries

WASHINGTON — Allowing the Postal Service to deliver beer, wine and spirits is high on his wish list for raising cash for his financially ailing agency, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday. In an interview with The Associated Press, Donahoe ...

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House sues to enforce AG Holder subpoena

WASHINGTON — The Republican-run House on Monday asked a federal court to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General Eric Holder, demanding that he produce records on a bungled gun-tracking operation known as Operation Fast and Furious. The lawsuit asked the ...

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Issa challenges executive privilege claim ahead of contempt vote

WASHINGTON  — With a vote looming to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, a House committee chairman is challenging President Barack Obama’s claim of executive privilege, invoked to maintain secrecy for some documents related to a failed ...

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Federal grants will require more scrutiny

State agencies and Maryland nonprofits receiving federal grants will face even more requirements for transparency and accountability under a new board created by President Barack Obama, the controller of the Office of Management and Budget told a grants conference in ...

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Bay advocates say they’re on the defensive

Just a few months ago, many Chesapeake Bay advocates were hopeful Congress would pass legislation that would strengthen federal authority over the bay cleanup and provide billions of dollars to control pollution from storm water and other sources of pollution. ...

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