2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa

Name: Darrell Issa
Title: Chairman, Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Agency: U.S. House of Representatives

A tech-minded taskmaster. Congressional oversight hearings are rarely a pleasure for those in the witness seat, and Issa is not above using "the bureaucracy" as a political target. But when it comes to federal IT and management issues, the Republican lawmaker from California has a constructive vision to go with his critiques, and uses his committee hearings to hold agency leaders accountable. Issa is a vocal advocate of transparency and open government, and has pushed to give CIOs the authority to go with that accountability. In a hyper-partisan House, he has also worked to keep federal IT a non-partisan issue.

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