Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling Opening Statement at HUD Oversight Hearing
    Jun 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: As we approach the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Housing an... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Legislation to Expand Consumer Choice and Financial Independence
    Jun 11, 2015 - The House Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee today held a hearing to discuss legislative proposals to help preserve consumer choice and financial independence. Dodd-Frank created over 400 new regulations that were designed for Wall Street but are instead hitt... More
  • Committee to Examine HUD, Consumer Choice and Financial Independence Legislation This Week
    Jun 9, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of June 8: Thursday, June 11 at 10:00 A.M. - A Full Committee hearing to examine the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget, operations, and programs. Witness: Jul... More
  • Hensarling: To support more robust economic growth, economic justice and equal opportunity for all, it is time to wind down Ex-Im.
    Jun 3, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine the Export-Import Bank’s reauthorization request. This is the committee’s third hearing on Ex-Im this year: I begin my comments by a... More
  • Witnesses Testify Export-Import Bank Tilts Playing Field Against U.S. Workers
    Jun 3, 2015 - Witnesses appearing before the House Financial Services Committee today at a hearing on the Export-Import Bank are testifying that Ex-Im harms some American jobs, tilts the playing field against some U.S. companies and has problems with corruption. Excerpts from their submitted testimony are below: ... More
  • Federal Reserve Subpoenaed Over Leak
    May 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued a subpoena today to the Federal Reserve for its failure to comply with document requests from the committee for information concerning the leak of market-sensitive Fed deliberations to a private financial newsletter. Chairman Hensarl... More
  • Hensarling Highlights Real Help for Small Businesses
    May 20, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee markup where the committee will consider a number of overwhelmingly bipartisan bills to help small businesses access the capital they need to grow the ... More
  • Committee Approves Bipartisan Jobs Bills
    May 20, 2015 - As small businesses continue to be mired in the longest, slowest recovery in the post-war era, the Financial Services Committee today approved 13 bills that will help Main Street businesses access the capital they need to grow the economy and create jobs. True, sustainable economic growth that incre... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the Rural Housing Service
    May 19, 2015 - The Financial Services Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held an oversight hearing on Tuesday to examine the performance, challenges and budget priorities of the Rural Housing Service (RHS). “Today’s hearing will allow those concerned with the future of housing, members of this subcommittee and pe... More
  • Hensarling: What Kind of Economy Are You Looking For?
    May 19, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) joined several other conservative House members and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) at a news conference on Tuesday to call for an end to the Export-Import Bank. Noting that business organizations in Washington appear to be fighting harder for the co... More