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About the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Chairman Henry A. Waxman

Chairman Waxman represents the 30th District of California and served as ranking member of the Committee on Government Reform since 1997 before becoming chairman in 2007. Click here to view Chairman Waxman's personal site.

Rules and Jurisdiction

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the main investigative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. It has jurisdiction to investigate any federal program and any matter with federal policy implications.


Chairman Waxman has announced the formation of five subcommittees for the 110th Congress.


Committee members for the 110th Congress

About This Website

Information pertaining to the Committee website

Internships and Fellowships

The Oversight and Government Reform Committee offers three types of internships and fellowships on the majority staff.