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Hensarling Opening Statement at Monetary Policy Hearing

WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to receive the Monetary Policy and State of the Economy report from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen: Last month we all heard President Obama attempt to take an economic victory lap in his State of the Union speech. The American people are having none of it, though. They are tired of hearing from the out of touch ruling-class in Washington about j...

ICYMI: Hensarling on CNBC Squawk Box

"When is monetary policy going to be more predictable, more method based, and less improvisational...We need to understand what is the direction of monetary policy going forward." </center>

Nobel Prize Winning Economists and Economic Policy Leaders Announce Support for Federal Reserve Reform Passed by House

WASHINGTON -- A group of Nobel Prize winning economists and former senior economic policy officials announced their support for House-passed reforms that would make the Federal Reserve more accountable and transparent. The House approved the Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization Act (H.R. 3189, the FORM Act) in November. Among its reforms, the bill requires the Federal Reserve to generate a monetary policy strategy of its own choosing in order to provide added transparency about the factors le...

Hensarling Statement on Obama Budget

WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding President Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 budget submission: “Once again, the president submitted his budget after the statutory deadline and, once again, it wasn't worth the wait. The only silver lining for American taxpayers is that this budget proposal is the last budget proposal from the Obama administration. With each and every budget that President Obama has submitted, he's had a cha...