Content about United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

February 3, 2011

A survey of members of American Hardware Manufacturers Association (AHMA) reveals a majority believe health care reform will negatively impact their business.

The survey questions were prompted by Congressman Darrell Issa's (R-Calif.) solicitation for input from the AHMA to help identify existing and proposed regulations that have negatively impacted job growth. Issa is chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Regarding the Health Care Act,  71% expect a negative impact; 10% do not; and 19% weren't sure.

January 12, 2011

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association has asked Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to conduct an investigation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.

The NLBMDA has asked Rep. Issa, the new chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to also look into several OSHA proposals for consideration by the committee.