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Chairman Bruce Westerman (AF-04)
Chairman Bruce Westerman
(AR-04)

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is responsible for oversight of any federal agencies, programs and policies within the Committee’s jurisdiction.    

Republicans on the Subcommittee are committed to ensuring efficient, effective, and accountable agencies within the Department of the Interior, Department of Energy, Department of Agriculture, and Department of Commerce. Our goal is to expose waste, fraud, and abuse, and reform policies to ensure transparent, efficient, and effective use of taxpayer dollars.     


Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee:

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has primary and general oversight and investigative authority on all activities, policies and programs within the jurisdiction of the Committee.

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Blow the Whistle:

Congress has an obligation to conduct oversight of the Executive Branch and take a careful, thoughtful look at the government's policies and actions. You can help by using the form HERE to alert the Natural Resources Committee of any potential waste, fraud or abuse within a federal agency or organization.

Gold King Mine Investigation and Oversight:

Read the documents HERE

Membership:

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations consists of 11 Members, 6 Republicans and 5 Democrats.

 

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