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  • House Acts to Stop Obama Administration Red Tape
    Apr 28, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House today approved a resolution to stop the Obama administration’s controversial “fiduciary” regulation that will restrict access to and raise the cost of financial planning for lower and middle income Americans. “Millions of Americans turn to financial advisors to help them plan... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan HALOS Act to Support Job Growth
    Apr 27, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Startup companies will find it easier to attract investments that allow them and other small businesses to grow and create jobs under bipartisan legislation passed by the House 325-89 on Wednesday. The Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act (HALOS Act) defines an “angel investor group” a... More
  • Subcommittee Seeks to Hold Development Banks Accountable
    Apr 27, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing today with Dr. Nathan Sheets, Under Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, to examine ways the U.S. can make development banks more accountable. “Congress plays a very impo... More
  • Hensarling Remarks on HALOS Act
    Apr 27, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during consideration of H.R. 4498, the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act: Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 4498, the Helping Angels Lead Our Star... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of April 25
    Apr 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of April 25: Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “How Can the U.S. Make Development Banks More Account... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Apr 22, 2016 - ISIS Profiting From Looted Antiquities The Task Force to Investigate Terror Financing held a hearing on Tuesday to examine the best ways to counter the plunder and sale of priceless cultural antiquities by Islamic State terrorists. Such looting is occurring on an “unprecedented scale” and some estim... More
  • Subcommittee Conducts Important SEC Oversight
    Apr 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee held a hearing today with top officials of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct oversight of their offices and divisions. “During much of the time when Congress has been accused ... More
  • ISIS Looting and Destroying Cultural Artifacts on ‘Unprecedented Scale’
    Apr 19, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Financial Services Task Force to Investigate Terror Financing held a hearing today to examine the best ways to counter the plunder and sale of priceless cultural antiquities by Islamic State terrorists. Such looting is occurring on an “unprecedented scale” and is generating signific... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Apr 15, 2016 - Holding Bureaucrats Accountable and Helping Main Street Grow Two committee priorities – holding Washington accountable and growing Main Street’s economy – were on the House floor this week in the form of Rep. Tom Emmer’s (R-MN) “Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act” and Rep. Mia Love’s (... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of April 18
    Apr 15, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of April 18: Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00 A.M. – The Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing will hold a hearing entitled “Preventing Cultural Genocide: Countering the Pl... More