Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • 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
  • Media Buzz: House Passes Bill with Bipartisan Support to Bring Accountability, Transparency to CFPB
    Feb 28, 2014 - The House passed the Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act (H.R. 3193) with bipartisan support yesterday to bring greater accountability and transparency to the powerful and uniquely unaccountable CFPB. VIDEO: Chairman Hensarling’s Floor Statement on H.R. 3193: “Today, the CFP... More
  • Financial Services Subcommittee Investigation Leads to Federal Probe of HUD
    Feb 25, 2014 - An internal federal probe has concluded that Maurice Jones, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s new commerce secretary, improperly lobbied Congress while he was in the Obama administration last year. Mr. Jones, who was a deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, sent an e... More