News List

  • Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Impact Regulation Has on Short-Term Financing
    Sep 30, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises intends to hold a hearing before the end of the year to examine how federal regulation is impacting short-term funding markets.... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Sep 30, 2016 - Fraud is Fraud and Theft is Theft The Committee heard testimony from Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf on Thursday regarding the fraud perpetrated when bank employees opened accounts without customers’ permission. “While the fine Wells Fargo will pay – roughly 3 percent of the bank’s second q... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Obama's Secret Agreement to Lift Sanctions on Iranian Banks
    Sep 30, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on reports of the Obama Administration’s secret agreement to lift international sanctions on Iranian banks: “Every week brings more troubling revelations of secret deals between the Obama Adminis... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Wells Fargo Hearing
    Sep 29, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following open remarks at today’s hearing examining the opening of unauthorized customer accounts at Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf testified at the hearing: We are here today because millions of Americ... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Federal Reserve Oversight Hearing
    Sep 28, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the Semi-Annual Testimony on the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System: As we... More
  • Housing Subcommittee Discusses Potential Covered Agreement with the EU
    Sep 28, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Today, the Housing and Insurance subcommittee held a hearing to examine international factors affecting domestic insurance markets. Subcommittee members questioned hearing witnesses on the various international regulatory standards being considered by the G-20, the Financial Stability B... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Legislative Proposals to Address Consumer Access to Banking
    Sep 27, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Today, the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee held a hearing to review several legislative proposals designed to help more consumers access banking services. “Today’s hearing is important to consider legislation that can have a tremendous impact on consumer credit a... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the Financial Stability Board
    Sep 27, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing to examine concerns with the work and transparency of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international organization largely controlled by European central bankers and financial regulators. “It is very troubling that American... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Sep 23, 2016 - Treasury Secretary Faces ‘Aggressive Questioning’ From Committee Republicans on the Financial Services Committee confronted Treasury Secretary Jake Lew at Thursday’s hearing about the Obama Administration’s decision to pay cash to Iran, labeled by the U.S. State Department as the “foremost state spo... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 26
    Sep 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of Sept. 26: Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 10:00 a.m. – The Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Legislative Proposals t... More