Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling Comments on Report Ex-Im Mischaracterizes Help for Small Businesses
    Nov 13, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement concerning a media report that the Export-Import Bank has mischaracterized “large companies and units of multinational conglomerates as small businesses”. “Rarely does Ex-Im miss a PR opportunity to claim th... More
  • Hensarling Announces Committee Hearing on Islamic State’s Financing
    Nov 7, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee will hold a hearing next Thursday on “Terrorist Financing and The Islamic State” to examine U.S. efforts to disrupt the terror organization’s primary sources of funding. “The enormous wealth of the Islamic Stat... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Outlook for 114th Congress
    Nov 5, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement concerning the outlook for the 114th Congress: “The American people want a fresh start in Washington because they know Washington’s way of over-regulating, over-taxing and over-spending doesn’t work. They have... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Comments on End of Fed’s Stimulus: ‘In Both Time and Money, QE Has Overstayed Its Welcome’
    Oct 29, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement on the Federal Reserve’s announcement today that the central bank is ending its massive experiment in stimulus spending known as “quantitative easing”: "The end of QE is good news. While many believe m... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Comments on Risk Retention Rule
    Oct 22, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on the final risk retention rule adopted by federal regulators today – three years after the rule was first proposed. As required by the Dodd-Frank Act, the rule defines “qualified residential mortgage” (QRM) ... More
  • Obama Set to Visit CFPB Mired in Controversy
    Oct 17, 2014 - A spokesperson for the House Financial Services Committee made the following statement regarding President Obama’s decision to visit the temporary headquarters of the CFPB today: “It’s pretty bold for President Obama to visit an agency mired in controversy over employee discrimination that’s also le... More
  • Hensarling Comments on White House Meeting of Financial Regulators
    Oct 6, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today issued the following statement about President Obama’s meeting with financial regulators to discuss implementation of Dodd-Frank Act regulations: “Dodd-Frank is every bit as far-reaching in its harmful consequences for struggling Amer... More
  • Hensarling: GAO Report Reveals Security, Privacy Weaknesses with CFPB’s Collection of Consumer Data
    Sep 22, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today released the following statement on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report showing the CFPB is not taking adequate steps to protect the private financial data it is collecting on millions of Americans: “It literally took an... More
  • House Passes Two More Bipartisan Jobs Bills From Financial Services Committee
    Sep 19, 2014 - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the Jobs for America Act, which contains two House Financial Services Committee regulatory relief bills. “With millions of our fellow Americans unemployed and underemployed in this struggling economy, job number one for the Financial Services Commit... More
  • House Set to Pass Two More Bipartisan Jobs Bills From Financial Services Committee
    Sep 18, 2014 - The House on Friday will consider H.R. 4, the Jobs for America Act, which contains two House Financial Services Committee regulatory relief bills that have received broad bipartisan support. “With millions of our fellow Americans unemployed and underemployed in this struggling economy, job number on... More