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  • 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
  • CFPB Should Let the Sunshine In to their Closed-Door Meetings
    Mar 17, 2014 - To mark “Sunshine Week,” a national initiative launched by the media to promote open government, Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) is calling on CFPB Director Richard Cordray to end the bureau’s closed-door meeting policy for its four advisory councils. “Instead of operatin... 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
  • Subcommittee Examines Federal Reserve Credit Allocation
    Mar 12, 2014 - The House Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing today to examine the Federal Reserve’s role in credit allocation as part of the committee’s Federal Reserve Centennial Oversight Project. The Federal Reserve’s exceptionally accommodative monetary policy through its Q... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Welcomes Announcement by Senators Johnson and Crapo
    Mar 11, 2014 - Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) of the House Financial Services Committee, which passed the PATH Act in July 2013, released the following statement today regarding the announcement from Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) about their housing finance reform efforts: “As someone wh... More
  • Dodd-Frank Harming Global Competitiveness of U.S. Financial Institutions and Markets
    Mar 5, 2014 - The cumulative weight of financial regulation – much of it stemming from the 2,300-page Dodd-Frank Act – will harm the global competitiveness of U.S. financial institutions and financial markets, witnesses told the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee at a hearing today... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Speaks During House Debate on Flood Insurance Bill
    Mar 4, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following floor remarks on H.R. 3370: Click here to view Chairman Hensarling's remarks. Mr. Speaker: Our nation is tragically going broke. Our national debt, which has skyrocketed under this president, is clearly by any ... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Floor Remarks on the Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act
    Feb 27, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following floor remarks on H.R. 3193, the Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act: Mr. Chairman, we are now into the sixth year of the Obama administration and probably the two most common comments I... More