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    Feb 17, 2017 - Federal Reserve Chair Testifies Before the Committee “Economic growth has been quite disappointing,” Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen acknowledged to the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday during her Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress, echoing points made by Chairman Jeb Hensarl... More
  • Subcommittee Assesses U.S.-EU Covered Agreement
    Feb 16, 2017 - Members of the Financial Services Housing and Insurance Subcommittee met on Thursday to discuss and hear expert testimony on the recently announced “covered agreement” reached between the United States and the European Union on insurance and reinsurance. “I believe this committee should seriously co... More
  • Hensarling: Failed Regulatory State, Obamacare, Dodd-Frank Are Fiscal Policy Headwinds
    Feb 15, 2017 - 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: After eight years of the largest monetary policy stimulus in... More
  • Spike in FHA Delinquencies Shows President Trump Right to Suspend Last-Minute Obama Move
    Feb 15, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) said today’s announcement that Federal Housing Administration mortgage delinquencies jumped at the end of 2016 shows President Trump made the right decision to suspend and review the outgoing Obama Administration’s lowering of FHA mor... More
  • Hensarling: We Need a Consumer Protection Agency That is Constitutional and Accountable
    Feb 14, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) addressed the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) during an interview with Bloomberg TV on Tuesday.Below are excerpts from the interview: “I want to protect consumers from the Orwellian-named Consumer Financial P... More
  • Committee Members Visit White House for Signing of Legislation to Repeal Harmful Dodd-Frank Regulation
    Feb 14, 2017 - Several members of the House Financial Services Committee attended the signing ceremony at the White House today for legislation (House Joint Resolution 41) repealing a controversial Dodd-Frank Act regulation that puts American public companies at a disadvantage against many foreign competitors. The... More
  • Hensarling Statement on the Confirmation of Steven Mnuchin
    Feb 13, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on Monday: “I congratulate Steven Mnuchin on his confirmation to serve as Treasury Secretary, and I look forward to working with him in my capacity as Chairman of the Financial Services Committee to adva... More
    Feb 10, 2017 - Committee Approves Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress The Financial Services Committee met on Tuesday to approve the committee’s oversight plan for the 115th Congress. Chairman Hensarling reminded all members of the committee’s obligation to America’s hardworking taxpayers. “We need to always rem... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of February 13
    Feb 10, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of February 13. Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m. – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. D... More
  • ICYMI: How We’ll Stop a Rogue Federal Agency
    Feb 9, 2017 - By: Jeb Hensarling Wall Street Journal February 9, 2017 The Obama presidency placed no greater burden on America’s growth potential than the avalanche of regulations that smother the U.S. economic system. The most destructive and dangerous of the new regulatory bureaucracies created by the Democrat-... More