WASHINGTON -- February may be the shortest month of the year, but the Financial Services Committee made every moment count – hosting 8 hearings, 1 markup, and passing bipartisan legislation to modernize federal housing programs, stop executive overreach and provide regulatory relief for Americans on Main Street.
7 photos from the Month of February:
The Debt // Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes her first public comments since the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates and since the national debt eclipsed $19 trillion.
The Markup // Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) leads a markup of the Committee’s Budget Views and Estimates for Fiscal Year 2017.
The Consumer // Robert Sherill, a small business owner and former drug dealer, shares how his story of redemption wouldn’t have been possible without the help of a small dollar loan.
Agreement // Housing and Insurance Subcommittee Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Ranking Member Emanuel Clever (D-MO) share a moment of levity during a recent hearing.
Ash Wednesday // Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Ash Wednesday.
Holding Them Accountable // Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) poses tough questions to a CFPB witness about the Agency’s regulatory overreach.
Working // Rep. French Hill (R-AK) listens as witnesses describe how Washington overregulation is “choking the U.S. economy and paralyzing American businesses.”