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  • Subcommittee Continues Investigation of CFPB
    Jun 12, 2014 - The House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee voted today to authorize subpoenas for two more whistleblowers who have come forward alleging discrimination and retaliation at the CFPB. The whistleblowers -- CFPB Examiner Ali Naraghi and former Bureau employee Kevin Williams –... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Discusses Washington Accountability, Jobs Legislation
    Jun 10, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following opening statement at today’s full committee markup: 12.2 percent. That is the rate of underemployment or real unemployment in today’s economy. The latest figures show there were roug... More
  • Committee Hearing Schedule for Week of June 9
    Jun 6, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of June 9: Tuesday, June 10 at 10:00 A.M.- The full committee will mark up legislation to bring much needed accountability and transparency to the CFPB. It will also consid... More
  • FSC Majority | Weekly Video Message: Rep. Scott Garrett on FSOC
    May 25, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Last week, the Financial Services Committee held a hearing to examine the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) designation process for deeming banks and non-bank firms as “systemically important” and the impact of such designations. Watch Rep. Scott Garrett (Twitter|Fa... More
  • Committee Passes Job Growth and Regulatory Relief Bills
    May 22, 2014 - The House Financial Services Committee today passed 11 bills to enhance capital formation for small and emerging growth companies and provide regulatory relief for community financial institutions. “When we, as a committee, have the opportunity to help put Americans back to work, to help create jobs... More
  • CBO: More Accurate Accounting Shows Export-Import Bank Does Not Make a “Profit”
    May 22, 2014 - The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today confirmed that the Export-Import Bank would cost taxpayers $2 billion over 10 years if the federal government followed more accurate accounting rules. “The Export-Import Bank and its supporters claim it makes money for taxpayers. As I have said previously,... More
  • Subcommittee Hears Testimony from Subpoenaed CFPB Witnesses
    May 21, 2014 - As part of its ongoing investigation into allegations of racial and gender discrimination and employee retaliation at the CFPB, the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee today heard testimony from witnesses who were subpoenaed to appear before the panel. “The fact is tha... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Proposals to Improve Transparency and Accountability at the CFPB
    May 21, 2014 - The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee held a hearing today to examine legislative proposals to improve transparency and accountability at the CFPB. Subcommittee Chairman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) said the bills discussed at today’s hearing represent “a continuation of this co... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Once Again Calls on FSOC to “Cease and Desist” Too-Big-To-Fail Designations Until Questions Are Answered
    May 20, 2014 - WASHINGTON- House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing on the Financial Stability Oversight Council: CLICK HERE TO WATCH The committee’s hearing today is on the Financial Stability Oversight Council—wh... More
  • Chairman Hensarling’s Statement on Senate Banking Committee Action
    May 15, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement today in response to the Senate Banking Committee’s markup of S. 1217, the Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act: "It is always good to see members of Congress working to move the complica... More