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Dec 14, 2011

House Members Call on President Obama to Walk the Walk on Campaign Finance

Today, Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and the GOP members of the Committee on House Administration were joined by over 75 of their colleagues calling on President Obama to either opt in to the system for taxpayer financing of presidential campaigns, which he vigorously defends despite his own refusal to participate, or join with House Republicans to eliminate the wasteful and ineffective financing scheme.

Dec 9, 2011

EAC: Zombie Agency

Two Remaining Commissioners Resign One Year After Agency Loses Quorum

Dec 1, 2011

Harper Applauds Passage of H.R. 3463

Bill Eliminating Taxpayer Subsidized Campaigns and Obsolete Election Agency Expected to Save Taxpayers $480 Million and Immediately Reduce Deficit by $199 Million

Nov 3, 2011

Harper Calls on FEC to Disclose Enforcement Standards

Subcommittee on Elections Chairman Calls on Federal Election Commission to Release Secret Enforcement Standards; Says Resistance to Procedural Transparency Contradicts Agency’s Core Mission

Oct 6, 2011

Congress to Convert Waste to Energy

New AOC Contract to Divert up to 90% of Capitol Complex’s Solid Waste From Landfills; Expected to Save Tens of Thousands Annually

Sep 28, 2011

OOC Report Cites Decline in Congressional Workplace Hazards

Committee on House Administration Commends Architect for 60 Percent Reduction in Congressional Workplace Hazards Since 109th Congress

Sep 21, 2011

Lungren on House’s 2010 Financial Audit

Chairman Lungren Pledges to Continue Working with CAO to Restore House’s Financial Standing After Second Consecutive Audit Cites Inadequacies with Financial Reporting

Jul 22, 2011

Lungren Applauds Passage of H.R. 2551

Chairman of House Administration Applauds House Passage of Bill Cutting Leg Branch Spending; Maintains Commitment to Identifying Waste and Maximizing Operational Efficiency