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Jun 4, 2021 In The News

House Oversight Committee leaders want to know what vulnerabilities remote-access software introduced and whether agencies mitigated them.

As employees—including the federal workforce—start going back to the office, a group of Democratic lawmakers want agency inspectors general to look at the cybersecurity weaknesses “created or exacerbated” by teleworking.

Jun 3, 2021 In The News

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Thursday grilled Colonial Pipeline and insurance group CNA Financial Corporation for their recent decisions to pay hackers in order to regain access to their networks following ransomware attacks. 

Jun 2, 2021 In The News

Ally Bank is scrapping overdraft fees permanently, explaining that the penalty charges prompt customer anxiety and disproportionately affect people of color.

May 31, 2021 In The News

When the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit New York, Queens quickly became an epicenter of the deadly virus. But thanks to the collective efforts of public officials, civic leaders and everyday New Yorkers, the borough is on the rebound. State Sen. Michael Gianaris, the No.

May 28, 2021 In The News

A bipartisan group of House members, led by Reps.

May 27, 2021 In The News

The heads of major U.S. retail banks faced renewed criticism Thursday from Democratic lawmakers who said financial institutions should not have charged Americans billions of dollars in overdraft and other fees during the pandemic.

May 26, 2021 In The News

Former President Donald Trump’s Schedule F executive order would have led to a major reckoning within the federal civil service, but his successor repealed it in his first week in office.

May 26, 2021 In The News

Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie inflated prices for widely-used drugs while its executives pocketed growing bonuses, according to a new report from the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

May 25, 2021 In The News

On Tuesday afternoon, a House committee approved a bill that would protect federal watchdogs from political retaliation. 

May 25, 2021 In The News

The bipartisan leaders of the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Tuesday requested an investigation into a branch of the U.S. Postal Service in the wake of reports that it carried out online surveillance of Americans’ social media posts.