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Committee Schedules Hearings on Terror Financing and Preserving Retirement Security

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of September 7. Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00 A.M. - The Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing will hold a hearing entitled “Could America Do More? An Examination of U.S. Efforts to Stop the Financing of Terror.” Thursday, September 10 at 10:00 A.M. - The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee and the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommit...

Hensarling Statement on Finalized CEO Pay Ratio Rule

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following statement after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted today to finalize its CEO pay ratio rule. Last year, Chairman Hensarling along with Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee Chairman Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) wrote a letter to SEC Chair Mary Jo White encouraging her and the Commission not to prioritize the co...

WEEK IN REVIEW

Committee Passes Federal Reserve Accountability, Bipartisan Reg Relief Bills On Wednesday the Financial Services Committee passed several bills designed to help grow the economy, create jobs and bring much-needed accountability and transparency to the Federal Reserve. H.R. 3189, the Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization Act (FORM Act), requires the Federal Reserve to transparently communicate its monetary policy decisions to the American people. Included among its reforms are changes that requi...

Committee Approves Federal Reserve Oversight and Transparency Reforms

WASHINGTON -- The House Financial Services Committee approved legislation today designed to improve the economy’s performance by bringing greater accountability and transparency to the Federal Reserve. The bill, the Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization Act (FORM Act) sponsored by Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), passed the Committee 33-25. “Our economy would be healthier if the Federal Reserve were more predictable in its conduct of monetary policy and more...