Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • MEDIA BUZZ: Discrimination Getting Worse at CFPB, Employees Say But Democrats Ferociously Want to Change the Subject
    Jun 29, 2015 - Dems’ Defense of CFPB: Let’s Talk About Something Else “House Democrats decried a hearing Thursday on allegations of discrimination and retaliation by management at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau” “Democrats largely declined to ask questions of two agency whistleblowers who testified of a... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jun 26, 2015 - Committee Seeks Accountability for Discrimination and Retaliation at the CFPB On Thursday the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing to examine new evidence that discrimination and retaliation against employees at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) continue. The Commit... More
  • Subcommittee Seeks to Hold CFPB Accountable As Whistleblowers Testify of Discrimination and Retaliation
    Jun 25, 2015 - The House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing today to hear new evidence from employees of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) about discrimination and retaliation at their workplace. The Committee first began investigating allegations of widespre... More
  • Hensarling: ‘Disparate Impact’ Ruling to Have Negative Consequences for All Americans
    Jun 25, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of the controversial “disparate impact” legal theory, saying those who file housing discrimination lawsuits don’t have to show they were victims of intentional discr... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Expiration of Export-Import Bank’s Charter
    Jun 25, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on the upcoming expiration of the Export-Import Bank’s charter: “This is a small step toward renewing a competitive free-market economy and arresting the rise of the progressive welfare state and the cronyism ... More
  • Whistleblowers to Testify About Race, Gender and Age Discrimination at the CFPB
    Jun 24, 2015 - WASHINGTON - For more than a year, the House Financial Services Committee has investigated serious allegations of discrimination and retaliation against employees at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). CFPB employees have testified about serious and troubling instances of racial, gender... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Announces Fed Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress
    Jun 24, 2015 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee on Wednesday, July 15 at 10 a.m. for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress and to discuss the state of the economy. Duri... More
  • Terrorism Financing Task Force Evaluates Security of U.S. Financial Sector
    Jun 24, 2015 - The Financial Services Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing held a hearing on Wednesday to examine how terrorist groups exploit the U.S. banking system to raise and launder their revenue. “The U.S. financial sector is too important for this task force to overlook when seeking to address th... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jun 19, 2015 - Washington Policies Like Dodd-Frank Threaten U.S. Financial Stability Members of the Committee on Thursday questioned Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on the threats posed to America’s financial stability by misguided government policies, including the Dodd-Frank Act. The most recent annual report issue... More
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Schedule for the Week of June 22
    Jun 19, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of June 22. Wednesday, June 24 at 2:00 P.M. - The Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing will hold a hearing on “Evaluating the Security of the U.S. Financial Sector.” Tas... More