468Sep 12, 2002
Israeli Perspective on Conflict with Iraq
Former Prime Minister Netanyahu testified about potential military action in Iraq. Among the topics he addressed were nuclear weapons development in Iraq, Iraqi support of terrorist networks, ...
165Feb 8, 2001
Committee members heard testimony about President Clinton’s pardon of financier Mark Rich.
113Mar 1, 2001
Presidential Pardons, Part 1
Witnesses testified about presidential pardons granted in the final days of the Clinton administration, and particularly about the pardon of financier Marc Rich. Ms. Dozoretz appeared but ...
100Jul 30, 2001
Abuse of Government Purchase Cards
Witnesses testified about an investigation into serious abuses in the federal purchase card program at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Center and at the Navy Public Works Center, both in ...
92Mar 1, 2001
Presidential Pardons, Part 2
Attorneys testified about their involvement in obtaining a presidential pardon for financier Marc Rich.
67Jul 22, 2002
California Electricity Market and Perot Systems
Witnesses testified about Ross Perot’s consulting firm, Perot Systems, and its business practices during a California energy crisis. At issue was the company’s role in increasing ...
60Jul 24, 2002
Cyberterrorism and National Infrastructure
Witnesses testified about U.S. vulnerability to cyberterrorism in water, power, financial markets and telecommunications systems.
57Nov 16, 2001
National Identification System
Witnesses testified about whether the U.S. should have a national identification system for citizens, including i.d. cards. Topics they discussed included current legislation, ...
57Oct 5, 2001
Preparation for Biological and Chemical Attacks
Witnesses testified about the coordination efforts among federal, state and local agencies in response to possible chemical or biological attacks.
52Jun 12, 2001
Witnesses testified about the use of new DNA technologies and how efficiently the federal government was working with state and local agencies to ensure full use of the technology.
47Nov 1, 2001
Vaccine Injury Compensation
Witnesses testified about injuries resulting from vaccination and reviewed the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, which was established in 1986.
47Sep 20, 2002
Witnesses testified about emergency preparedness in the District of Columbia and the Washington metropolitan area. Among the issues they addressed were responses to terrorist attacks on ...
46Mar 21, 2001
Reopening Pennsylvania Avenue in Front of the White House
Witnesses testified about the pros and cons of reopening Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House. The street was closed several years ago for security reasons. The Secret Service ...
42Mar 20, 2001
Witnesses testified about dietary supplement research, regulation of dietary supplements, and the medical value of the supplements. At issue was the safety of the supplements, labeling, and ...
41Apr 4, 2001
Postal Service Operations
Witnesses testified about the financial situation at the U.S. Postal Service and the possibility of ending Saturday deliveries.
38Mar 22, 2002
Electronic Surveillance in Washington, DC
Witnesses testified about efforts to create America’s largest network of surveillance cameras in the District of Columbia and about possible violations of civil liberties by such cameras.
37Oct 23, 2001
Secretary Thompson and Mr. Fauci testified about recent cases of anthrax and threats to public safety. Among the issues they addressed were heightened security measures in post offices ...
37Apr 11, 2002
Presidential Records Access
Authors and historians testified about the release of official presidential papers, their use to academics and journalists, and recent decisions by the Bush administration to withhold documents ...
34Jun 11, 2002
Combating Terrorism: Federal Response Part 1
Lawmakers testified about proposals to reorganize the federal government and create a new Department of Homeland Security. Among the issues they addressed were information sharing among federal ...
33Apr 30, 2002
Safety of School Lunches
Senator Durbin, chairman of the Oversight of Government Management Subcommittee, and members of the two committees heard testimony about problems of school lunch safety and methods for preventing ...
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