Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • House Republicans attempt to renew focus on debt
    Mar 27, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling is trying to draw attention back to the nation’s mounting debt ahead of midterm elections that are more likely to revolve around Obamacare. The Texas Republican scheduled a series of hearings on the debt, he says, after reading a newspaper ... More
  • House Republican Conference Features Chairman Hensarling
    Mar 27, 2014 - From House Republican Conference: On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee convened a hearing examining our nation's debt and why it matters. Witnesses included David M. Cote, Chairman and CEO of Honeywell; Alice Rivlin, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office; and Douglas Holtz... More
  • Media Buzz: Committee Holds First in a Series of Hearings on the Impact of the National Debt
    Mar 26, 2014 - On Tuesday, the Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the threat posed by America’s rising national debt. Tuesday’s hearing was the first in a series of hearings the committee has planned to focus attention on the harmful impact the debt has on economic growth, jobs, national security, and ... More
  • Chairman Hensarling: ‘Unsustainable Levels of Debt Are Harming Our Country Today’
    Mar 25, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today delivered the following opening statement at the committee’s hearing on the threat posed by America’s rising national debt. Today’s hearing is the first in a series of hearings the committee has planned to focus attention on the impac... More
  • National Debt Matters in a Big Way
    Mar 25, 2014 - By: Rep. Jeb Hensarling A recent newspaper headline caught my attention: “Debts, Deficits — Once a Focus [in Washington] — Fade From Agenda.” My immediate reaction was “not if I can help it.” So today, the House Financial Services Committee, which I chair, begins a series of hearings focused on why ... More
  • Witnesses: Debt Harms Economy and Makes U.S. Vulnerable to “Whims of Foreign Governments”
    Mar 24, 2014 - America’s rising national debt harms our economy, will lead to higher borrowing costs for families, and makes the U.S. vulnerable to “the whims of foreign governments,” expert witnesses are prepared to tell the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing scheduled for Tuesday. “For those who thi... More
  • Committee Hearing Schedule Announced
    Mar 21, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for next week. Tuesday, March 25 at 10 a.m. – The Financial Services Committee will hold the first of several planned hearings focused on the threat posed by America’s rising national debt. T... More
  • Financial Services Committee to Begin Hearing Series on the National Debt
    Mar 21, 2014 - Amid signs that the issue of deficits and debt have fallen off Washington's radar, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced his committee is undertaking a series of in-depth hearings focused on the threat posed by America's rising national debt. “After having... More
  • Committee Approves Bipartisan Regulatory Relief Bills to Help Create Jobs and Grow Our Economy
    Mar 14, 2014 - The House Financial Services Committee today passed five bills with bipartisan support to provide regulatory relief for America’s small businesses and community financial institutions. “We all know that creating jobs, hope and opportunity for the American people -- who have lost way too many jobs, w... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Opening Statement at Today’s Full Committee Markup
    Mar 13, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee markup: CLICK TO WATCH We are coming here today to consider five different bills that I believe will help provide regulatory relief to a number of small companies, jo... More