Tag: judiciary committee

Bob Goodlatte: Healthy competition needed in healthcare marketplace

I’ve been concerned about this law’s impact on the healthcare industry from the start, and the House Judiciary Committee has launched a series of hearings on the state of competition across the healthcare marketplace.

Bob Goodlatte: Judiciary Committee launches criminal justice reform initiative

In recent years, there have been increasing calls for Congress to reform the criminal justice system. The House Judiciary Committee, which I chair, is undertaking an initiative to address a variety of criminal justice issues.

Bob Goodlatte: Secret Service reform needed

At a recent House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy called the security lapses that allowed an armed man to jump the fence and enter the White House “devastating.”

Bob Goodlatte: A real economic recovery

Job creators in the Sixth District and throughout the nation have the drive and innovative ideas to grow the economy. They deserve a real economic recovery.

Bob Goodlatte: Putting an end to government bulk data collection

Last year’s unauthorized public release of information by Edward Snowden revealed to the American people that the National Security Agency, as part of its mission to protect the United States from terrorist attacks, had been collecting bulk telephone “metadata” under Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act.

Bob Goodlatte: Intelligence programs should protect civil liberties, national security

For the last several months, the House Judiciary Committee has conducted an ongoing review of our nation’s intelligence-gathering programs. Last summer’s unauthorized public release of these classified programs by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has sparked a national debate about the extent of the programs and whether they pose a threat to Americans’ civil liberties and privacy.

Goodlatte announces senior staff for Judiciary Committee

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, incoming Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, announced on Friday his senior staff for the House Judiciary Committee.

Chris Graham: Judiciary Committee assignment validates Goodlatte’s approach

Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte can sound partisan in press releases and on the campaign trail, but by and large, the Roanoke Republican is more comfortable with a lower-key approach to politics.