News List

  • Dodd-Frank’s Inconsistent ‘Too Big to Fail’ Process
    Mar 28, 2017 - The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday to examine the arbitrary and inconsistent process used by the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to designate systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs), or those deemed by Washington as “too big to fail.” M... More
  • Regulatory Overkill Cutting Off Access to Credit, Subcommittee Hears
    Mar 28, 2017 - The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee heard testimony from witnesses on Tuesday that Washington’s regulatory burden is restricting small business and consumer access to credit. “Despite the rhetoric fed to us since its passage, consumers and small businesses haven't been protec... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 27
    Mar 24, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of March 27: Tuesday, March 28 at 10:00 A.M. – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Arbitrary and Inconsistent Non-Bank SIFI Designation Proces... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Mar 24, 2017 - Unconstitutional CFPB Focus of Hearing The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday to examine how the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) violates the Constitution. “It is time we hold Director Cordray responsible and restructure the CFPB within t... More
  • Hensarling and Huizenga Issue Statement on Jay Clayton
    Mar 23, 2017 - As the Senate Banking Committee meets this morning for a hearing on Jay Clayton’s nomination to serve as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Capital Markets, Securities and Investment Subcommittee Chairman Bill Hui... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the World Bank’s Development Results and Accountability
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  • Subcommittee Examines Impact of the JOBS Act After Five Years
    Mar 22, 2017 - The Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, five years after its passage. Members of the subcommittee heard from a panel of witnesses who testified on the impact of the JOBS Act on capital formati... More
  • Oversight Subcommittee Examines Unconstitutional Structure of the CFPB
    Mar 21, 2017 - The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday to examine how the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) violates the Constitution. The subcommittee also discussed possible changes to the Bureau that would make it constitutional and accountable to the A... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Chilling Impact of Dodd-Frank on New Financial Institutions
    Mar 21, 2017 - Members of the Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee met on Tuesday to examine the chilling impact that the Dodd-Frank Act has had on the creation of new or “de novo” financial institutions. “Today, we took the first step at looking into why there are so few new ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 20
    Mar 17, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of March 20: Tuesday, March 21 at 10:00 A.M. – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s Unconstitutional ... More