News List

  • Financial CHOICE Act Will ‘Turbocharge the American Economy’
    Jun 28, 2016 - 15 national conservative organizations and prominent activists announced they “wholeheartedly endorse” the Financial CHOICE Act, saying the Republican plan to replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act will “turbocharge the American economy.” “If we want the economy to improve — if we want to give all Americ... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Jun 24, 2016 - Committee Questions Yellen About Interest on Excess Reserves On Wednesday, the Financial Services Committee held its semi-annual hearing on monetary policy and the economy with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. In its coverage of the hearing, the Wall Street Journal reported that Republicans “pres... More
  • Hensarling Makes Case for Financial CHOICE Act
    Jun 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) on Thursday delivered the keynote address at the Heritage Foundation’s event, “The Case Against Dodd-Frank: How the ‘Consumer Protection’ Law Endangers Americans.” During his remarks, Chairman Hensarling laid out the fail... More
  • Financial CHOICE Act Released for Public Review, Nobel Prize Winning Economists and Former Treasury Secretaries Announce Support for Reforms
    Jun 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today publicly released a discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican plan to replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth. CHOICE stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, ... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Monetary Policy Hearing
    Jun 22, 2016 - 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: I have been struck by some of the headlines I’ve reviewed as... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Continued Discrimination Problems at the CFPB
    Jun 21, 2016 - One-quarter of black, Asian and female employees responding to a government watchdog’s confidential survey of employees said they have been the victims of discrimination at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The Government Accountability Office (GAO), which did the survey at the reque... More
  • Media Advisory: Hensarling to Make Case for Financial CHOICE Act at Heritage Foundation
    Jun 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will discuss the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth – at the Heritage Foundation on Thursday, June 23. The event – entitled “The Case Against Dodd-Frank: H... More
  • ICYMI: Fixing What's Wrong With Dodd-Frank — And That's A Lot
    Jun 20, 2016 - Investor's Business Daily The Republicans will soon put forth a plan to do away with the worst parts of the economy-smothering Dodd-Frank reforms. It's a welcome step toward restoring sanity to our financial markets. The Dodd-Frank Act was floated to the public on a raft of promises. It would end t... More
  • Letter to Boeing: American Companies Should Not Be Complicit In Weaponizing the Iranian Regime
    Jun 17, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) are asking Boeing questions about its negotiations to sell aircraft to Iran. “American companies should not be complicit in weaponizing the Iranian Regime,” the members of Congress said in a letter sent on Thursday to... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Jun 17, 2016 - Economic Growth for All, Bailouts for None Looking for information on the Financial CHOICE Act? Visit http://financialservices.house.gov/choice/ to learn more about the plan, described as “the broadest, most ambitious effort yet by the GOP to change how Wall Street and Washington interact” and “a co... More