3,713Jun 12, 2013
Cybersecurity and Government Surveillance
Senior cybersecurity officials testified on their efforts to protect the U.S. from cyber attacks. Much of the hearing focused on leaks revealing the extent of domestic phone surveillance by the ...
1,927Feb 14, 2013
Debt Reduction and the Federal Budget
Obama administration cabinet officials testified on the impact of sequestration on their departments. Some of the services that would be cut included Agriculture Department inspections, airport ...
1,271Jun 6, 2013
Justice Department Oversight and Budget, Attorney General Holder
Attorney Justice Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. He also discussed his department’s seizure of Associated Press phone records and ...
562Jun 11, 2013
Defense Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 1
Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Defense Department fiscal year 2014 defense budget request. Among the issues discussed were sexual assaults ...
456May 15, 2013
National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request
Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays during his testimony. The directors of five NIH ...
420Jun 19, 2013
Joint Strike Fighter Program
Defense Department officials testified on the cost, schedule, and performance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
381Apr 24, 2013
Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care ...
348May 8, 2013
Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testified on his department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request.
340May 16, 2013
FBI Oversight and Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of his agency and its fiscal year 2014 budget request. He said the FBI was looking at the failure to follow up on information that ...
266Jun 6, 2013
Justice Department Oversight and Budget, Inspector General
Michael E. Horowitz testified at a Justice Department oversight hearing. In his comments he who confirmed that suspected terrorists boarded a plane recently because the Transportation Security ...
249Jun 25, 2013
Financial Regulation Agencies Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Requests
The chairs of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) testified on their agencies' fiscal year 2014 budget requests. The ...
231Dec 10, 2013
Foreign Aid to Jordan and Lebanon
Witnesses testified on U.S. foreign aid for Jordan and Lebanon. Among the issues they addressed were a recent influx of Syrian refugees, the impact of refugee populations on host countries, ...
215May 7, 2013
Department of the Interior Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
Interior Department officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request and answered questions regarding activities under their jurisdiction.
144Jun 11, 2013
Defense Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 2
Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Defense Department fiscal year 2014 defense budget request.*Among the issues discussed were sexual assaults in ...
131Jun 13, 2013
Highway and Bridge Repairs
Federal transportation officials testified on funding needs for highways and bridges, particularly for transportation infrastructure that had been found to be structurally deficient.