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  • Bankruptcy, Not Bailouts
    Apr 12, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2947, a bill to create a new bankruptcy chapter for failing banks: Instead of ending “too big to fail” and taxpayer-funded Wall Street bailouts, the Dod... More
  • Media Advisory: House to Consider Common Sense Bills Next Week
    Apr 9, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Next week the House of Representatives will consider two Financial Services Committee bills to bring needed accountability to Washington bureaucracies and to help small banks serve their customers and communities. H.R. 3340, Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act Sponsor: Rep. ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of April 11th
    Apr 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of April 11: Wednesday, April 13 at 10:00 A.M. – A full committee markup to consider cost-saving measures as part of the House Republican FY 2017 budget. Thursday, April 14 a... More
  • Hensarling: ‘Obamacare for Your IRA and 401(k)’ Will Hurt Low and Middle Income Families
    Apr 6, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following statement after the Department of Labor issued the final version of its controversial “fiduciary” regulation that will harm millions of lower and middle income Americans by raising the costs of financial plan... More
  • Iran Should Not Be Given Access to US Financial System
    Apr 1, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding reports the Obama Administration is working to provide terrorist-sponsoring Iran with access to the U.S. financial system or give Iran access to U.S. dollars outside the U.S. financial ... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Court Striking Down ‘Too Big to Fail’ Designation for MetLife
    Mar 30, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement about today’s court ruling that struck down Washington’s attempt to designate MetLife as a “systemically important financial institution” (SIFI): “Although I obviously wasn’t in the courtroo... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Mar 24, 2016 - Treasury’s Failure to Comply Results in Subpoenas The Treasury Department’s refusal to comply with a subpoena and respond to numerous other requests for information led the Financial Services Committee to subpoena four Treasury officials this week. During a hearing on Tuesday, committee Republicans ... More
  • Subcommittee Investigates Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing
    Mar 22, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing on Tuesday on how government regulations impact the cost of housing. Subcommittee members heard testimony from a panel of witnesses who addressed housing trends and how government policies can promote or hinder the development of ... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at International Financial System Hearing
    Mar 22, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew: Before we begin today’s hearing, we need to keep in our thoughts and prayers the victims of this morning’s attacks i... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 21
    Mar 18, 2016 - WASHINGTON - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of March 21: Tuesday, March 22 at 10:00 A.M.- The Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing to receive the annual testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury o... More