Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling on Dodd-Frank’s 4th Anniversary
    Jul 23, 2014 - “It wasn’t deregulation; it was bad regulation that helped lead us into this crisis. So if you get the wrong diagnosis you get the wrong remedy. Dodd-Frank has been the wrong remedy, adding incomprehensible complexity to incomprehensible complexity.” CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- House Financial S... More
  • BARNEY FRANK AND “DEATH PANELS”
    Jul 23, 2014 - At today’s Financial Services Committee hearing marking the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, former Committee Chairman Barney Frank proclaimed, as he has on many prior occasions, that the law that bears his name created “death panels” for large financial institutions, which he claims wil... More
  • Financial Services Committee to Hear from Main Street Economy Voices at Dodd-Frank Anniversary Hearing
    Jul 22, 2014 - While some media attention has focused on one particular witness who will appear at Wednesday’s Financial Services Committee hearing to assess the Dodd-Frank Act on its 4th anniversary, others will be testifying about the realities of Dodd-Frank. Wednesday’s hearing will feature four witnesses from ... More
  • Chairman Hensarling: The Truth is Ex-Im Backs Exports for Less Than 1 Percent of 1 Percent of America’s Small Businesses
    Jul 22, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today responded to claims being made by supporters of the Export-Import Bank about Ex-Im and small businesses: “For political purposes, Ex-Im is desperately trying to portray itself as a friend of small business. But Ex-Im backs exports for less tha... More
  • Report: Dodd-Frank Act Does Not End Too Big to Fail But Perpetuates It as Official Policy
    Jul 21, 2014 - July 21, 2014 Report: Dodd-Frank Act Does Not End Too Big to Fail But Perpetuates It as Official Policy WASHINGTON - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) today released a committee staff report... More
  • Weekly Video Message: Rep. Leutkemeyer on the End Operation Choke Point Act Download
    Jul 20, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH In this week's FSC Video Message, watch Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (Twitter|Facebook) discuss H.R. 4986, the End Operation Choke Point Act. The bill is designed to put an end to government attempts to shut down entire portions of the private sector based on what it deems to be unac... More
  • Committee Hearing Schedule Week of July 21
    Jul 18, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of July 21st: Wednesday, July 23 at 10:00 A.M.- A full committee hearing to assess the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act four years after it was signed into law. During an inter... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Comments on Senate Passage of TRIA Reauthorization
    Jul 17, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today made the following comments about the Senate’s passage of legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program without meaningful reforms. The Financial Services Committee passed a pro-reform bill – the TRIA Reform Act – on... More
  • Hensarling to Yellen: “Follow a Rule”
    Jul 16, 2014 - House 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 monetary policy and the state of the economy: CLICK HERE TO WATCH We welcome Chair Yellen for another Semi-Annual H... More
  • Hensarling: Dodd-Frank Results in Less Freedom, Less Opportunity and a Less Dynamic Economy
    Jul 16, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today delivered a speech at a conference sponsored jointly by the Mercatus Center and the CATO Institute on the Dodd-Frank Act. The following is the text of that speech as prepared for delivery: It’s an honor to be here speaking at this event sponso... More