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  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 19
    Sep 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of Sept. 19: Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10:00 a.m. – The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance will hold a hearing entitled “The Future of Housing In America: A Better Way to In... More
  • Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 13, 2016 - Legislation to end bailouts for big banks, toughen penalties for wrongdoing on Wall Street, promote economic growth, and provide desperately needed regulatory relief for small community banks and credit unions passed the House Financial Services Committee 30-26 today. The legislation – the Financial... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Financial CHOICE Act Markup
    Sep 13, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today's markup of H.R. 5983, the Financial CHOICE Act: It has been six years since the passage of Dodd-Frank. We were told it would lift our economy, but instead we are stuck in the slowest, weak... More
  • Hensarling Files Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today formally introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act which has contributed to the weakest and slowest economic recovery since at least World War II. The Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 5983,... More
  • What They're Saying About the Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 2016 - Morning Consult: Hensarling’s Dodd-Frank Replacement Includes Tougher Fines for Wall Street “House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said his forthcoming proposal to replace the 2010 Dodd-Frank law would double or triple certain fines for financial misconduct.” Bloomberg: Hensarl... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Small Business Access to Capital
    Sep 9, 2016 - The House of Representatives today passed the Investment Advisers Modernization Act by a vote of 261-145. The bipartisan bill updates portions of a 76-year-old law by updating regulations that impose an unnecessary burden on smaller companies’ access to capital. “We know small businesses across the ... More
  • Media Advisory: Financial CHOICE Act Action Scheduled
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that the Committee will begin meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13 to debate the Financial CHOICE Act, consider possible amendments and vote on the legislation. The Financial CHOICE Act -- the Republican alternative to ... More
  • Hensarling Grills Obama Administration Officials on Iran Cash Payment
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling raised serious questions Thursday about the Obama Administration’s $1.7 billion in cash payments to Iran during a hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. Addressing a panel of witnesses from the Obama State, Treasur... More
  • Subcommittee Investigates Dangers of Ransom Payments to Iran
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- The Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing Thursday on the Obama Administration’s decision to pay $1.7 billion to Iran in cash, even as senior Justice Department officials warned that Iran would see the payment as ransom for four Americans being ... More
  • House Approves Bill to Help Small Businesses Grow Economy
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- The House on Thursday passed the Accelerating Access to Capital Act, a package of three bills that will help small businesses access the capital they need to grow the economy and create jobs. The U.S. economy grew an average of 3.7 percent during other recoveries since 1960, but growth... More