Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Committee Schedule for the Week of April 27
    Apr 27, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced the following hearing schedule for the week of April 27: Wednesday, April 29th at 10:00 A.M.- The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the impact of international regulatory standards on the competitiv... More
  • WSJ: The Peculiar Uses of a Taxpayer Bank
    Apr 27, 2015 - The Peculiar Uses of a Taxpayer Bank A look at the Export-Import Bank’s beneficiaries suggests that sometimes it works against U.S. interests abroad. By Mark Pfeifle Only in Washington can a prominent example of corporate welfare be described as a “critical element” of America’s national security. ... More
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEES TO EXAMINE THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK’S MANDATES
    Apr 27, 2015 - House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, and Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, will conduct its second joint hearing looking into the future viability of Export–Import Bank, which is up for reauthorization in J... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Apr 24, 2015 - Task Force Holds First Hearing on Terrorism Financing The Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing held its first hearing on Wednesday to examine the global terrorist threat and the methods by which terror groups finance their operations. In its coverage of the hearing, The Hill quoted Task For... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Task Force Hearing
    Apr 22, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following opening statement at today’s first hearing of the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing: When it comes to protecting our homeland, when it comes to protecting our citizens, we again are Americ... More
  • House Passes Bill So Small Businesses Are Heard When CFPB Writes Regulations
    Apr 22, 2015 - The House passed legislation on Wednesday to provide small businesses the opportunity to have their voices heard as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) develops regulations that impact the economy. The bill, which passed on a vote of 235-183, creates a permanent and active small business... More
  • Boeing CEO Has Time to Speak at Export-Import “Pep Rally” But Refuses Invitation to Congressional Hearing
    Apr 22, 2015 - The Boeing Company’s Chairman and CEO, who is in Washington on Thursday to speak at the Export-Import Bank’s annual conference, has refused an invitation to appear at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Ex-Im. “Boeing is by far the Export-Import Bank’s biggest beneficiary and its most ar... More
  • Financial Services Committee Schedule for the Week of April 20
    Apr 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for this week. Wednesday, April 22 at 10:00 A.M.- The Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing will hold its first hearing: “A Survey of Global Terrorism and Terrorist Financing.” The Ta... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Apr 17, 2015 - House Passes Bipartisan Regulatory Relief Bills for Consumers As the House marked "Financial Independence Week,” lawmakers passed eight bipartisan regulatory relief bills to promote a healthier economy, preserve consumer choice, and help more Americans achieve the dream of financial independence. “T... More
  • House Oversight and Financial Services Chairs Statement on Future Ex-Im Indictments
    Apr 15, 2015 - According to the acting Inspector General of the Export-Import Bank, Michael McCarthy, future indictments surrounding the bank’s activities are possible, including additional indictments related to former loan officer Johnny Gutierrez. McCarthy made these comments to lawmakers during a joint House F... More