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  • Financial Services Committee Continues Its Federal Reserve Centennial Oversight Project
    Jul 10, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine H.R. 5018, the Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act: When this Committee first embarked on the Federal Reserve ... More
  • Inspector General Reports CFPB Renovation Costs Now Exceed $215 Million - $120 Million More Than Previous Estimate
    Jul 2, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REPORT The cost of renovating the CFPB’s rented headquarters has spiraled to more than $215 million – $65 million more than the agency’s estimate just six months ago and $120 million more than last year’s estimate, according to the Federal Reserve’s Inspector General. It also... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision
    Jun 26, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today after the United States Supreme Court – in a 9-0 vote – ruled that President Obama exceeded his Constitutional authority when he filled vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012. “Pre... More
  • Hensarling on Export-Import Bank: Corporate Necessity or Corporate Welfare?
    Jun 25, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing “Examining Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank: Corporate Necessity or Corporate Welfare?”: Today we will examine the O... More
  • FSC Majority | Weekly Video Message: Rep. Westmoreland on CFPB Data Collection Security Act
    Jun 23, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH In this week's FSC Video Message, watch Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (Twitter|Facebook) discuss concerns about the massive amounts of private data the CFPB is collecting on millions of Americans and how his legislation, the CFPB Data Collection Security Act, will help consumers. More
  • Committee Approves TRIA, FSOC Refom Legislation
    Jun 20, 2014 - The House Financial Services Committee today approved legislation to bring much needed reforms to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) and much needed transparency and accountability to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Speaking about the TRIA Reform Act, Chairman Jeb Hensarling (... More
  • Chairman Hensarling’s Opening Statement at Markup of TRIA and FSOC Reform Bills
    Jun 19, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee markup of legislation to bring much needed reforms to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) and much needed transparency and accountability to the Financial Stabili... More
  • 'Disturbing Developments' at CFPB Show Need for Accountability
    Jun 18, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH ​House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with CFPB Director Richard Cordray: This morning we welcome back Director Cordray to deliver testimony on the fifth semi-annual report o... More
  • 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