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Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Federal Workforce Chairman Pete Sessions (TX-17) today announced a hearing titled “Security at Stake: An Examination of DOD’s Struggling Background Check System” to examine persistent issues with the Department of Defense (DOD) personnel vetting process.
Yesterday, Congressman Pete Sessions (TX-17) joined Congresswoman Mary Miller (IL-15) and 24 colleagues in introducing Congressional Joint Resolution, H.J.Res. 147, to nullify the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) “worker walkaround rule,” which will fundamentally change the nature of workplace safety inspections and open the door for third parties to use an OSHA inspection as an opportunity to collect information about the workplace, target workers for an organizing drive, or obtain proprietary business information.
Congressman Pete Sessions (TX-17) introduced H.R. 8373, the No Taxpayer-Funded Pensions for Sex Criminals Act, along with Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06). This legislation would prohibit the payment of pensions to civil servants who are convicted of certain sex crimes. Senator Joni Ernst (IA) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) sponsored the U.S. Senate companion of this bill.
Chairman Pete Sessions (TX-17) of the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Federal Workforce led a bipartisan briefing with Congressman Al Green (TX-9), Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and officials from the United States Postal Service (USPS) to confront persistent mail delays in the Houston area and the broader East Texas region.