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  • Clarification of Comments in News Conference on Leaks
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Mike Rogers Clarification of Comments in News Conference on Leaks “I want to be clear about a statement I made earlier today. As I mentioned, it is my understanding that portions of the National Security Division of the Department of Justice have recused themself with respect to at least one investigation regarding disclosures. I did not intend to suggest that this recusal implied that anyone in the division had improperly disclosed any information, but rather that the sor... Read more

  • Feinstein, Chambliss, Rogers, Ruppersberger Deplore Leaks of Classified National Security Information
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2012 | Preview rr

    Feinstein, Chambliss, Rogers, Ruppersberger Deplore Leaks of Classified National Security Information “In recent weeks, we have become increasingly concerned at the continued leaks regarding sensitive intelligence programs and activities, including specific details of sources and methods. The accelerating pace of such disclosures, the sensitivity of the matters in question, and the harm caused to our national security interests is alarming and unacceptable. “These disclosures have seriously int... Read more

  • The Danger of Sequestration
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2012 | Preview rr

    In Case You Missed It The Danger of Sequestration House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers Excerpt from Floor Statement H.R. 5743 FY13 House Intelligence Authorization Bill “While we are on the subject of funding for our intelligence agencies, I would be remiss if I didn’t address the looming threat of sequestration, and the devastating consequences it would have for our vital intelligence operations. “The Intelligence Community and the Congressional Intelligence Oversight Committees h... Read more

  • House Passage of FY13 Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Rogers & Ranking Member Ruppersberger Applaud House Passage of FY13 Intelligence Authorization Bill The FY13 Intelligence Authorization bill, H.R. 5743, passed the House of Representatives today by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 386-28. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger praised the bill’s passage and the overwhelming bipartisan effort. The intelligence authorization bill is one of the critical national security bills the ... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee Completes Markup of FY13 Intelligence Authorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2012 | Preview rr

    House Intelligence Committee Completes Markup of FY13 Intelligence Authorization Bill Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence today announced that the committee has completed its markup of the FY13 Intelligence Authorization Bill, H.R. 5743. The bill passed the committee by a unanimous 19-0 vote. The intelligence authorization bill is one of the most important bills the House passes each year. It provides and allocates ... Read more

  • Feinstein, Chambliss, Rogers, Ruppersberger Urge Terrorist Designation for Haqqani Network
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2012 | Preview rr

    Feinstein, Chambliss, Rogers, Ruppersberger Urge Terrorist Designation for Haqqani Network “Continues to launch sensational and indiscriminate attacks against U.S. interests in Afghanistan” The top Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence today urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to “immediately designate” the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). In a letter to Clinton, Senate Int... Read more

  • Rogers-Ruppersberger Cyber Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2012 | Preview rr

    Rogers-Ruppersberger Cyber Bill Passes House Cyber Information Sharing & Protection Act (CISPA) Passes with Vote of 248 to 168 Economic cyber spies will have a harder time stealing American business plans and research and development as the House took the first step today by passing a cybersecurity bill that will help US companies better protect themselves from dangerous economic predators. In a show of bipartisanship, the House of Representatives passed the Cyber Information Sharing & Protecti... Read more

  • Chairman Mike Rogers Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2012 | Preview rr

    Opening Statement on the House Floor Cyber Information Sharing & Protection Act Read more

  • Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger Joint Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2012 | Preview rr

    Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger Joint Statement “The basis for the Administration's view is mostly based on the lack of critical infrastructure regulation, something outside of our jurisdiction. We would also draw the White House's attention to the substantial package of privacy and civil liberties improvement announced yesterday which will be added to the bill on the floor. The SAP was limited to the bill in "its current form" - however, as the bipartisan manag... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Issues Clarifying Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2012 | Preview rr

    Statement by Chairman Mike Rogers Chairman Rogers issued a clarifying statement today following his media conference call on his Cyber Bill. Chairman Rogers said “With regard to Center for Democracy and Technology’s position on the bill, later in the conference call I clarified that while we’ve met some of their concerns, we have certainly not met them all. CDT should speak for itself and I noted that they will be issuing a statement today and we should let them characterize their own views.” -... Read more