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  • FHFA Director Delivers Lump of Coal to Every Taxpayer
    Dec 11, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today issued the following statement concerning Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt’s decision to begin payments from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund: “In taking this action, Dir... More
  • House Prepares to Extend Terrorism Insurance Program With Reforms, Clarify Mistake in Dodd-Frank
    Dec 10, 2014 - The House today will vote on legislation extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for six years and include reforms designed to lessen the financial cost taxpayers would face in the event of a terrorist attack. The bill preserves several non-TRIA related pieces of legislation contained in t... More
  • House Overwhelmingly Approves Terror Insurance Reauthorization
    Dec 10, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH The House on Wednesday approved 417-7 a bipartisan, six-year reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) with reforms to protect taxpayers and a clarification of the Dodd-Frank Act to protect jobs at Main Street businesses that had nothing to do with the 2008 fina... More
  • Bipartisan Financial Services Bills Earn Overwhelming House Approval
    Dec 2, 2014 - The House today voted to approve several strongly bipartisan bills designed to help consumers manage their bank accounts, help investors make better informed decisions and lessen regulatory burdens on small companies seeking investments. The bills, many of which had previously attracted solid bipart... More
  • Hensarling Announces Subcommittee Chairmen for 114th Congress
    Nov 20, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced he has selected the subcommittee chairmen for the Financial Services Committee in the 114th Congress. “I look forward to working alongside my colleagues to pass laws that help grow the economy from Main Street up, not Washin... More
  • Hensarling Welcomes Republican Members to the Financial Services Committee
    Nov 20, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the following members have been recommended for appointment to the Financial Services Committee in the 114th Congress by the Republican Steering Committee. “I look forward to working alongside my colleagues to pass laws that... More
  • Hensarling Elected to Second Term as Chairman
    Nov 19, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today after he was elected to a second term as Chairman of the committee for the 114th Congress. “I am humbled by the support and trust of my colleagues as I continue my service as Chairman of the Financial Se... More
  • Hensarling: SEC Should Not Ignore Ideas at Small Business Capital Formation Forum
    Nov 19, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following comment about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation being held in Washington: “Year in and year out the SEC has failed to act on many, if not m... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Statement on FHA Capital Standards
    Nov 17, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) failure to once again meet its capital ratio requirement. “A year ago the FHA received its first-ever taxpayer-funded bailout and 12 months later th... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement on Terrorist Financing and the Islamic State
    Nov 13, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing on terrorist financing and the Islamic State: “The 9/11 Commission estimated that al Qaeda’s brutal, evil attack on 9/11 cost... More