Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Subcommittee: Washington Got Cause of Financial Crisis Wrong
    May 13, 2015 - The Dodd-Frank Act not only failed to respond effectively to the 2008 financial crisis, but it also created a host of new problems and lays the groundwork for the next financial crisis, a House subcommittee heard from witnesses on Wednesday. The Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Inves... More
  • Subcommittee Continues Focus on Solutions to Help Small Businesses Grow
    May 13, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, chaired by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), held its second in a series of hearings on Wednesday to review legislative proposals designed to reduce regulatory burdens so small companies can gain access to job-crea... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Comments on Discussion Draft Offered by Chairman Shelby
    May 12, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) praised Senator Richard Shelby for offering draft regulatory relief legislation aimed at improving Americans’ access to credit. “Having spent the 113th Congress sending dozens of bipartisan, common sense regulatory relief bills to the... More
  • Refusal to Provide Information to Congress Brings Subpoenas for Three Federal Agencies
    May 11, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued subpoenas today to three agencies that have refused to comply with requests for information and documents needed to continue active investigations. The three agencies were previously warned that a failure to comply could result in su... More
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Schedule for the Week of May 11
    May 8, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of May 11. Wednesday, May 13 at 9:30 A.M. - The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act and Regulatory Overreach.” The hearing ... More
  • Hensarling and Duffy Comment on Investigation into Fed Leak
    May 5, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Sean Duffy (R-WI) released the following statement on Tuesday regarding the committee’s investigation into a leak of market-sensitive information from the Federal Open Market Committee:... More
  • Subcommittees Examine the Export-Import Bank’s Mandates
    Apr 30, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade and the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules held the second in a series of hearings on Thursday on the Export-Import Bank. At Thursday’s hearing, the subcommittees examined the... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Impact International Regulatory Standards Could Have on U.S.Insurance Competitiveness
    Apr 29, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, chaired by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the impact international regulatory standards could have on the competitiveness of U.S. insurers. “Our nation enjoys the most robust, policyholder-centric ... More
  • Subcommittee Focuses on Solutions to Help Small Businesses Grow
    Apr 29, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, chaired by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday to review proposals designed to reduce regulatory burdens so small companies can gain access to job-creating capital. “Since 2011, this Subc... More
  • Committee Schedule for the Week of April 27
    Apr 27, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced the following hearing schedule for the week of April 27: Wednesday, April 29th at 10:00 A.M.- The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the impact of international regulatory standards on the competitiv... More