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  • Hensarling Supports Regulatory Relief for Main Street
    Apr 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3791, legislation to help small community banks raise capital and serve their customers: Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 3791, whic... More
  • Hensarling: Bureaucrats’ Spending Should Be on Budget
    Apr 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 3340, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act: Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 3340, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act. I’... More
  • Committee Votes to End Dodd-Frank Bailout Fund, Place CFPB Spending on Budget
    Apr 13, 2016 - The House Financial Services Committee approved bills today that repeal the Dodd-Frank Act’s bailout fund for large, complex financial institutions and make the CFPB more accountable to taxpayers by putting its spending on budget. “When it comes to the resolution of these large, complex financial in... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Ending Dodd-Frank Bailout Fund, Putting CFPB Spending on Budget
    Apr 13, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee markup of bills that repeal the Dodd-Frank Act’s bailout fund and make the CFPB more accountable to taxpayers by putting its spending on budget: We have two bi... More
  • GAO Finds Regulator Secrecy on ‘Living Wills’ Could Undermine Confidence
    Apr 12, 2016 - Secrecy surrounding how Washington regulators determine whether the “living wills” submitted by banks are credible “could undermine public and market confidence,” according to a new report released today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). “Without greater transparency, the lack of clear... More
  • 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