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  • Hensarling: The Best Program of Affordable Housing is a Growing and Healthy Economy
    Feb 11, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro: Last year I think we all know was the 50th anniversary of the “War on Poverty” and ... More
  • Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of February 9th
    Feb 9, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for this week: Wednesday, February 11 at 10:00 A.M. - A full committee hearing with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro to discuss the financial status of the Federal Housin... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Legal and Ethical Violations at HUD
    Feb 4, 2015 - Senior officials at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – some of whom were presidentially-appointed and Senate-confirmed – broke federal law and violated employment practices, according to investigators from HUD’s Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Offic... More
  • Subcommittee to Examine Allegations of Wrongdoing at HUD
    Feb 3, 2015 - Allegations that senior HUD officials violated federal law and obstructed investigators’ efforts to uncover potential wrongdoing will be discussed at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. hearing of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Both HUD’s inspector general and the Government Acc... More
  • Hensarling: Washington is Repeating Same Mistakes That Caused Financial Crisis
    Jan 27, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt: As Yogi Berra once famously said, “It's déjà vu all over again.” Memories are clearly sh... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Committee’s Oversight Plan
    Jan 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s full committee markup to adopt the committee’s oversight plan for the 114th Congress. The committee voted unanimously to approve the oversight plan: The rules of the House require each standing c... More
  • Hensarling: Republicans Know You Have To Grow the Economy from Main Street Up, Not Washington Down
    Jan 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) appeared on Fox Business Network’s “Varney and Company” today to discuss last night’s State of the Union Address. Some excerpts: CLICK HERE TO WATCH Chairman Hensarling on President Obama’s proposed taxes: “The president claims he doesn’t b... More
  • Hensarling: Obama’s ‘Trickle Down’ Taxes Will Hurt Consumers
    Jan 20, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s plan for higher taxes, including a new tax on lending: “Hardworking taxpayers deserve a path forward to financial independence, one that gives them more control over their fina... More
  • Financial Services Holds Organizational Meeting, Announces Republican Subcommittee Assignments
    Jan 14, 2015 - Today, the House Financial Services Committee held its organizational meeting for the 114th Congress to adopt its rules package. Chairman Hensarling announced subcommittee assignments for the committee’s Republican members and his full leadership team for the 114th Congress. “I look forward to worki... More
  • Bipartisan House Majority Again Approves Regulatory Relief for Main Street
    Jan 14, 2015 - In a strong bipartisan vote, the House on Wednesday approved legislation to ease some of the growing regulatory burden on Main Street businesses by a vote of 271-154. The legislation – the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act - is substantially identical to a bill that pass... More