Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling: “Who will protect consumers from the overreach of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?”
    Mar 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 with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray: The CFPB undoubtedly remains the single most powerful and least accountable... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Feb 27, 2015 - Committee Pushes for Accountability and Transparency Reforms at the Federal Reserve Republicans at this week’s hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised questions about how much influence the executive branch holds over the central bank and argued in favor of accountability reforms to b... More
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Schedule for the Week of March 2
    Feb 27, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of March 2: Tuesday, March 3rd at 2:30 P.M.- A full committee hearing to receive the Semi-Annual Report of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection from Director Richard Cordr... More
  • Hensarling Discusses Federal Reserve Transparency on CNBC
    Feb 26, 2015 - “If independence is an issue, than we really ought to examine the independence of the Fed from the executive branch of government. That’s where the real threat is, not from the legislative branch” CLICK HERE TO WATCH House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) was interviewed o... More
  • 5 Important Facts About the Export-Import Bank
    Feb 25, 2015 - 1). The Ex-Im Bank may harm as many jobs as it claims to support. Government export finance assistance programs like Ex-Im “largely shift production among sectors within the economy rather than raise the overall level of employment in the economy.” - Government Accountability Office, “Export-Import ... More
  • Hensarling: Fed Reforms Are Needed…Fed Reforms Are Coming
    Feb 25, 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 Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen: As Chair Yellen delivers her semi-annual report today, we have an opportunity to examine the state of ... More
  • Hensarling to Speak Out Against Washington Cronyism at the Conservative Political Action Conference
    Feb 24, 2015 - Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, will participate in a discussion on fighting cronyism at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday, February 27th. The panel discussion, titled “Friends in Low Places: How Cronyism Corrupt... More
  • Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of February 23
    Feb 20, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of February 23: Wednesday, February 25 at 10:00 AM - A full committee hearing to receive the semi-annual report on Monetary Policy and State of the Economy from Federal Reserve C... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Feb 13, 2015 - Committee Examines Risky Practices at FHA The committee held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the fiscal health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and heard testimony from Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro. "We all recall the famous admonition from Spanish philosopher S... More
  • ICYMI: Committee Warns of Repeating Mistakes That Led to Financial Crisis
    Feb 12, 2015 - American Banker: Republicans Hammer Castro Over FHA Premium Reduction "Don't you care about those people? Are you so inclined to write more loans that you are just trying to entice them for $20 or $30 to get into a house that they can't afford?" "This is what brought us to this crisis in the first p... More