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  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Feb 10, 2017 - Committee Approves Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress The Financial Services Committee met on Tuesday to approve the committee’s oversight plan for the 115th Congress. Chairman Hensarling reminded all members of the committee’s obligation to America’s hardworking taxpayers. “We need to always rem... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of February 13
    Feb 10, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of February 13. Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m. – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. D... More
  • Media Advisory: Fed Chair Yellen Testifies Before Committee Next Week
    Feb 8, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee on Wednesday, February 15th at 10 a.m. for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. The hearing will take place in Room 2128 of the Ra... More
  • Hensarling: Committee Will Hold Agencies Accountable on Spending
    Feb 7, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to approve the committee’s Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress: The Rules of the House require each standing committee to adopt an oversight plan and submit it to the Committee on... More
  • Hensarling: Democrats Played Right Into Wall Street’s Hands When They Passed Dodd-Frank
    Feb 6, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following comments about a press conference held this morning by some Democrats to discuss the Dodd-Frank Act: For members who spend a good deal of time decrying “alternative facts,” the Democrats at today’s press conference sure enga... More
  • Statement from Hensarling and Wagner on President Trump’s Action to Delay Harmful Fiduciary Rule
    Feb 3, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO), who were with President Trump today at the White House, made the following comments regarding the President’s executive action on the Obama Administration’s harmful ... More
  • President’s Executive Action Mirrors Financial CHOICE Act
    Feb 3, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO) made the following comments about President Trump’s core principles for regulating the financial system, which were detailed today in an Executive Order: Chairma... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Feb 3, 2017 - House Stops Rule that Disadvantaged American Companies Legislation to repeal a controversial Dodd-Frank Act regulation that puts American public companies at a disadvantage against many foreign competitors is headed to President Trump’s desk after its passage this week by the House and Senate. The H... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Committee Organizational Meeting
    Feb 2, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to approve the Committee’s rules for the 115th Congress: I wish to welcome all Members – new Members and returning Members – to the Financial Services Committee for the 115th Congre... More
  • House Rejects Dodd-Frank Regulation That Puts American Energy Companies at a Disadvantage with Foreign Competitors
    Feb 1, 2017 - The House of Representatives today voted 235-187 to repeal a controversial Dodd-Frank Act regulation that puts American public companies at a disadvantage against many foreign competitors like state-owned companies in China and Russia. It will cost American public companies nearly $600 million each ... More