Congressional Testimony: Fiscal Year 2010 - 2016

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Fiscal Year 2016

 

Date Testimony
07/07/16 Statement of Andrew Oosterbaan, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee — Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee and Transportation Security Subcommittee concerning, “How Pervasive is Misconduct at TSA: Examining Findings from a Joint Subcommittee Investigation.” (PDF, 8 pages - 375)
06/07/16 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concerning, “Frustrated Travelers: Rethinking TSA Operations to Improve Passenger Screening and Address Threats to Aviation.” (PDF, 12 pages - 386 KB)
05/12/16 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee concerning, "Examining Management Practices and Misconduct at TSA: Part II.” (PDF, 13 pages - 395 KB)
04/12/16 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee--Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management Subcommittee concerning, “FEMA: Assessing Progress, Performance, and Preparedness” (PDF, 12 pages - 397 KB)
03/16/16 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concerning, “DHS Management and Acquisition Reform.” (PDF, 16 pages - 472 KB)
03/15/16 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concerning, "The Security of U.S. Visa Programs.” (PDF, 15 pages - 396 KB)
02/03/16 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee -- Transportation and Public Assets Subcommittee concerning, "Securing Our Skies: Oversight of Aviation Credentials.” (PDF, 16 pages - 404 KB)
12/03/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee – Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee concerning, "Driving Away With Taxpayer Dollars: DHS's Failure to Effectively Manage The FPS Vehicle Fleet." (PDF, 15 pages - 484 KB)
11/17/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee – Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee and United States Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee--Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Subcommittee concerning, "Examining Ongoing Challenges at the U.S. Secret Service and Their Government Wide Implications." (PDF, 12 pages - 176 KB)
11/03/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee concerning, "TSA: Security Gaps." (PDF, 26 pages - 256 KB)
10/08/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee --Transportation Security Subcommittee concerning, "Reform & Improvement: Assessing the Path Forward for the Transportation Security Administration." (PDF, 24 pages - 231 KB)

 

Fiscal Year 2015

 

Date Testimony
09/29/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee Homeland Security Subcommittee concerning, "Discussing the Transportation Security Administration’s Efforts to Address Inspector General Findings." (PDF, 23 pages 270 KB)
07/14/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee’s Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee concerning, “Securing the Maritime Border: The Future of CBP Air and Marine.” (PDF, 11 pages 141 KB)
06/17/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives National Security Subcommittee and The Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rule Subcommittee concerning, " A Review of The President’s Executive Actions on Immigration." (PDF, 10 pages 150 KB)
06/16/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee – Transportation Security Subcommittee concerning, “How TSA Can Improve Aviation Worker Vetting.” (PDF, 7 pages 143 KB)
06/09/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concerning, "Oversight of The Transportation Security Administration: First – Hand and Government Watchdog Accounts of Agency Challenges.” (PDF, 14 pages 162 KB)
05/14/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee concerning, "U.S. Secret Service: Accountability For March 4, 2015 Misconduct." (PDF, 26 pages 1.56 MB)
05/13/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee concerning, "Transportation Security: Are Our Airports Safe?" (PDF, 12 pages 156 KB)
04/15/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee -- Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee concerning, "Analyzing Misconduct In Federal Law Enforcement." (PDF, 12 pages 138 KB)
03/26/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee concerning, "Leadership Challenges at The Department of Homeland Security." (PDF, 5 pages 85 KB)
03/25/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee – Transportation Security Subcommittee concerning, "Risk-Based Security: Assessing The Path Forward For TSA PreCheck." (PDF, 5 pages 104 KB)
02/26/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee – Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee concerning, "Assessing DHS’ Performance: Watchdog Recommendations To Improve Homeland Security." (PDF, 13 pages 306 KB)
02/24/15 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concerning, "Improving the Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Independence of Inspector General." (PDF, 17 pages 338 KB)
10/24/14 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform concerning, "DHS’ Management of Pandemic Preparedness Supplies." (PDF, 43 pages 4.64 MB)
10/14/14 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General For Audits, Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee -- Government Operations Subcommittee concerning, “DHS Purchase Cards.” (PDF, 5 pages 99 KB)

 

Fiscal Year 2014

 

Date Testimony
07/24/14 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before The U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee -- Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District Of Columbia Subcommittee concerning, "The Path To Efficiency: Making FEMA More Effective For Streamlined Disaster Operations."(PDF, 38 pages 2.78 MB)
05/07/14 Statement of John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security, before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee concerning, "Preventing Waste, Fraud, Abuse And Mismanagement In Homeland Security – A GAO High-Risk List Review." (PDF, 12 pages 127 KB)
02/27/14 Statement of Marcia Moxey Hodges Chief Inspector, Office of Inspections, Office of Inspector General Department of Homeland Security before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee -- Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, And Security Technologies Subcommittee Concerning, "The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization And Accountability Act of 2014." (PDF, 15 pages 146 KB)
01/28/14 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Acting Deputy Chief Operating Officer U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee -- Transportation Security Subcommittee concerning, "Examining TSA’S Cadre of Criminal Investigators.” (PDF, 14 pages 157 KB)
01/14/14 Statement of Mark Bell, Acting Assistant Inspector General For Audits U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee-- Government Operations Subcommittee concerning, "The Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Partnership Program." (PDF, 9 pages 91 KB)
11/15/13 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General For Audits Department of Homeland Security, Before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee -- Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee Concerning, "DHS Financial Management: Investigating DHS’ Stewardship of Taxpayer Dollars." (PDF, 9 pages 127 KB)
11/14/13 Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee --Transportation Security Subcommittee concerning, "TSA’s SPOT Program and Initial Lessons From the LAX Shooting." (PDF, 7 pages 117 KB)

 Fiscal Year 2013

Date Testimony
09/19/13 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General For Audits Department of Homeland Security, Before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee -- Oversight And Management Efficiency Subcommittee Concerning, "DHS Acquisition Practices: Improving Outcomes For Taxpayers Using Defense And Private Sector Lessons Learned." (PDF, 9 pages - 98 KB)
07/31/13 Statement of Deborah L. Outten-Mills, Acting Assistant Inspector General For Inspections, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee -- The Oversight And Management Efficiency And the Transportation Security Subcommittee Concerning, "TSA Integrity Challenges: Examining Misconduct By Airport Security Personnel." (PDF, 5 pages - 165 KB)
06/25/13 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General For Audits, Department of Homeland Security Before The U.S Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee--Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, And The District of Columbia Subcommittee Concerning, "Are We Prepared? Measuring The Impact of Preparedness Grants Since 9/11." (PDF, 8 pages - 82 KB)
05/16/13 Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee -- Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, And Security Technologies Subcommittee Concerning, "Facilitating Cyber Threat Information Sharing And Partnering With The Private Sector To Protect Critical Infrastructure: An Assessment of DHS Capabilities." (PDF, 6 pages - 96 KB)
05/08/13 Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Deputy Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security, Before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee--Transportation Security Subcommittee Concerning, “TSA Procurement Reform: Saving Taxpayer Dollars Through Smarter Spending Practices.” (PDF, 15 pages - 116 KB)
05/07/13 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General For Audits, Department of Homeland Security, Before The U.S. Senate Homeland Security And Government Affairs Committee Concerning, "Border Security: Examining Provisions In The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, And Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744)." (PDF, 16 pages - 154 KB)
04/26/13 Statement of Anne Richards, Deputy Assistant Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee--Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee concerning, " Cutting DHS Duplication and Wasteful Spending: Implementing Private Sector Best Practices and Watchdog Recommendations." (PDF, 9 pages - 94 KB)
03/19/13 Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee-- Oversight And Management Efficiency Subcommittee Concerning, "DHS Information Technology: How Effectively Has DHS Harnessed IT To Secure Our Borders And Uphold Immigration Laws?"  (PDF, 8 pages - 62 KB)
03/19/13 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General For Audits, Department of Homeland Security before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee -- Emergency Preparedness, Response, And Communications Subcommittee Concerning, " Homeland Security Grants: Measuring Our Investments." (PDF, 10 pages - 107 KB)
03/19/13 Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight And Government Reform Committee concerning, "DOD and DHS: Implementing Agency Watchdogs’ Recommendations Could Save Taxpayers Billions.” (PDF, 12 pages - 88 KB)
11/29/12 Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee--Aviation Subcommittee concerning, “How Best to Improve Our Nation’s Airport Passenger Security System Through Common Sense Solutions." (PDF, 6 pages - 57 KB)

 Fiscal Year 2012

Date Testimony
09/11/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the U.S House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee--Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee concerning, "Eleven Years Later: Preventing Terrorists from Coming to America." (PDF, 12 pages - 134 KB)

08/01/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security before the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee -- Government Organization Efficiency and Financial Management Subcommittee concerning, "Unresolved Internal Investigations at DHS: Oversight of Investigation Management in the Office of the DHS IG." (PDF, 12 pages - 206 KB)

05/23/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security before the United States Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concerning, “Secret Service On The Line: Restoring Trust And Confidence.” (PDF, 4 pages - 390 KB)

05/17/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives “Department of Homeland Security: An Examination of Ethical Standards” (PDF, 9 pages - 173 KB)

05/16/12

Statement of Charles Edwards Acting Inspector General Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General before the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Committee on Homeland Security U.S. House of Representatives “Access Control Breaches at Our Nation’s Airports:  Anomalies or Systemic Failures” (PDF, 7 pages – 85 KB)

05/09/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee concerning, "Procurement, Deployment, and Storage of Airport Security-Related Equipment." (PDF, 4 pages – 55 KB)

03/20/12

Statement of Anne Richards, Assistant Inspector General for Audits U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee concerning, “Ensuring the Transparency, Efficiency, and Effectiveness of Homeland Security Grants." (PDF, 5 pages – 60 KB)

03/08/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee--Oversight, Investigations and Management Subcommittee concerning, “Eliminating Waste, Fraud, Abuse and Duplication in the Department of Homeland Security.” (PDF, 8 pages – 51 KB)

03/01/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before The U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee-Oversight, Investigations And Management Subcommittee Concerning, "Building One DHS:  Why Can’t Management Information Be Integrated?"(PDF, 8 pages - 59 KB)

02/16/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security Before the U. S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security--Transportation Security Subcommittee on, “Last Line of Defense: the Federal Air Marshal Service 10 Years After 9/11.” (PDF, 5 pages - 89 KB)

02/15/12

Statement of Charles K. Edwards Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before TheCommittee On The Judiciary U.S. House of Representatives Concerning“Safeguarding The Integrity of The Immigration Benefits Adjudication Process” (PDF, 9 pages - 159 KB)

11/03/11

Statement of Charles K. Edwards Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Before the House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security (PDF, 9 pages - 109 KB)

10/27/11

Statement Of John E. McCoy II Deputy Assistant Inspector General For Audits U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Before The Committee On Oversight And Government Reform Subcommittee On Government Organization, Efficiency and Financial Management. U.S. House of Representatives (PDF, 8 pages - 94 KB)

10/20/11

Statement Of Matt Jadacki  Assistance Inspector General For Emergency Management Oversight  U. S. Department Of Homeland Security Before The Ad Hoc Subcommittee On Disaster Recovery And  Intergovernmental Affairs Of The Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs United States Senate (PDF, 11 pages - 85 KB)

10/13/11

Statement of Matt Jadacki, Assistant Inspector General  Before The Subcommittee On Economic Development, Public Buildings, And Emergency Management Committee on Transportation And Infrastructure U.S. House Of Representatives (PDF, 11 pages - 128 KB)

 

Fiscal Year 2011

 

Date Testimony
10/13/11

Statement of Matt Jadacki, Assistant Inspector General  Before The Subcommittee On Economic Development, Public Buildings, And Emergency Management Committee on Transportation And Infrastructure U.S. House Of Representatives. (PDF, 11 pages - 128 KB)

07/15/11

Statement of Charles K. Edwards Acting Inspector General, U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Before The Subcommittee On Oversight, Investigations And Management Committee On Homeland Security U.S. House Of Representatives Concerning Homeland Security Contracting: Does The Department Effectively Leverage Emerging Technologies? (PDF, 13 pages - 181 KB)

06/09/11

Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General, U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Before The Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery And Intergovernmental Affairs Committee on Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate (PDF, 13 pages - 180 KB)

03/31/11 Statement of Charles K. Edwards, Acting Inspector General, before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Topic: “Why Isn't The Department of Homeland Security Meeting The President's Standard on FOIA?" (PDF, 8 pages - 133 KB)
03/17/11 Statement of Matt Jadacki, Assistant Inspector General for Emergency Management Oversight, Senate Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery and Intergovernmental Affairs, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Hearing title: "Recouping Improperly Paid Federal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disasters."(PDF, 6 pages – 90 KB)

 

Fiscal Year 2010

 

Date Testimony
09/29/10 Statement of Matt Jadacki, Assistant Inspector General For, Emergency Management Oversight, House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness and Response. The hearing title is "Emergency Logistics Management: Transforming the Delivery of Disaster Relief for the 21st Century" (PDF, 7 pages - 128 KB)
09/22/10 Statement of Matt Jadacki, Assistant Inspector General for Emergency Management Oversight before the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management. Topic: Lessons Learned from Katrina. The hearing title is “Five Years After Katrina: Where We Are and What We Have Learned for Future Disasters.” (PDF, 10 pages - 145 KB)
09/22/10 Statement of Richard L. Skinner, Inspector General, before the House Homeland Security Committee Topic: Deepwater Horizon. The hearing title is "DHS Planning and Response: Preliminary Lessons from Deepwater Horizon" (PDF, 6 pages - 88 KB)
07/28/10 Statement of Carlton I. Mann, Assistant Inspector General for Office of Inspections before the House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection. The hearing title is “Lost in the Shuffle: Examining TSA's Management of Surface Transportation Security Inspectors” (PDF, 7 pages - 92 KB)
06/29/10 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General for Audits before the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness and Response. The hearing title is “The Future of FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate.”(PDF, 12 pages - 246 KB)
06/16/10 Statement of Richard L. Skinner, Inspector General, before the Committee on Homeland Security, The hearing title is “Cybersecurity: DHS’ Role, Federal Efforts and National Policy.” (PDF, 10 pages - 91 KB)
05/12/10 Statement of Matt Jadacki, Deputy Inspector General, Office of Emergency Management Oversight, before the Senate Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Topic: Disaster Recovery. The hearing is titled: “Stafford Act Reform: Sharper Tools for a Smarter Recovery.” (PDF, 9 pages - 90 KB)
04/21/10 Statement of Carlton I. Mann, Assistant Inspector General for Inspections, before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Topic: Surface Transportation. The hearing title is “Securing the Nation’s Rail and Other Surface Transportation Networks" (PDF, 6 pages - 107 KB)
03/25/10 Statement of Richard L. Skinner, Inspector General, before the Committee on Homeland Security. Topic: Visa Overstays and the hearing title is “Visa Overstays: Can They be Eliminated? (PDF, 10 pages - 154 KB)
03/23/10 Statement of Frank W. Deffer, Assistant Inspector General for Information Technology, before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representative. Hearing topic: The hearing will examine the funding structure for USCIS and the status of USCIS’ efforts to transform its business and technology processes.(PDF, 12 pages - 147 KB)
03/18/10 Statement of Richard L. Skinner, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives. Topic: "DHS Use of Suspension and Debarment Actions for Poorly Performing Contractors" (PDF, 6 pages - 90 KB)
03/11/10 Statement of Thomas M. Frost, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on State, Local, & Private Sector Preparedness & Integration, Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs. Topic: Corruption and the hearing title is “New Border War: Corruption of U.S. Officials by Drug Cartels"(PDF, 8 pages - 89 KB)
02/04/10 Carlton Mann, Assistant Inspector General, House Subcommittee on Management, Investigations & Oversight, Committee on Homeland Security Hearing. The hearing is titled: “Furthering the Mission or Having Fun: Lax Travel Policies Costs DHS Millions." , Office of Inspections. Topic: DHS Conference Spending(PDF, 9 pages - 83 KB)
12/15/09 Statement of Anne L. Richards, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, The Federal Workforce, and The District of Columbia Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate (PDF, 24 pages - 377 KB)
10/29/09 Statement of James L. Taylor, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, before the Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Management, Investigations, and Oversight, U.S. House of Representatives (PDF, 9 pages - 107 KB)