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  • Subcommittee Examines Legislative Proposals to Address Consumer Access to Banking
    Sep 27, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Today, the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee held a hearing to review several legislative proposals designed to help more consumers access banking services. “Today’s hearing is important to consider legislation that can have a tremendous impact on consumer credit a... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the Financial Stability Board
    Sep 27, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing to examine concerns with the work and transparency of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international organization largely controlled by European central bankers and financial regulators. “It is very troubling that American... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Sep 23, 2016 - Treasury Secretary Faces ‘Aggressive Questioning’ From Committee Republicans on the Financial Services Committee confronted Treasury Secretary Jake Lew at Thursday’s hearing about the Obama Administration’s decision to pay cash to Iran, labeled by the U.S. State Department as the “foremost state spo... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 26
    Sep 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of Sept. 26: Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 10:00 a.m. – The Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Legislative Proposals t... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at FSOC Oversight Hearing
    Sep 22, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC): With today being the official start of Fall, it’s disappointing that the Fin... More
  • Subcommittee Conducts Regulatory Oversight
    Sep 22, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises today held an oversight hearing to examine the agendas of financial regulators, self-regulatory organizations (SROs) and standards-setters for accounting, auditing and municipal securities. “Since 2011, one of the ... More
  • Hensarling: Administration Approval of Commercial Aircraft Sales to Iran Outrageous
    Sep 21, 2016 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following comments upon news that the U.S. Treasury Department approved licenses that allow companies to sell commercial aircraft to Iran Air – the state owned national carrier of Iran. “It baffles me how this administration ... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan Bill Bringing Financial Transparency to Iranian Regime
    Sep 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – In a vote of 282-143 on Wednesday, the House passed a bipartisan bill approved by the Financial Services Committee that will bring transparency to the financial assets held by Iran’s top political and military leaders and how these assets contribute to Iran’s funding of terrorism. House... More
  • Subcommittee Examines How Vouchers Open Up New Housing, Job and Educational Opportunities
    Sep 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Enhancing the portability of housing assistance vouchers will help recipients achieve economic self-sufficiency by opening up new and better job, education and housing opportunities, witnesses told the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance today. The hearing was the ninth held by the Su... More
  • House Votes This Week on Bipartisan Bill Bringing Financial Transparency to Iranian Regime
    Sep 20, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- The House this week is scheduled to debate a bipartisan bill approved by the Financial Services Committee that will bring transparency to the financial assets held by Iran’s top political and military leaders and how these assets contribute to Iran’s funding of terrorism. “The Islamic ... More