Chairman Jeb Hensarling

News List

  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jan 23, 2015 - Committee Adopts Oversight Plan On Wednesday the Committee voted unanimously to adopt the Committee's oversight plan for the 114th Congress. "No one in Washington – Republican or Democrat – should ever be allowed to carelessly spend the hard-eared taxpayers’ money. And that is why this committee wil... More
  • Hensarling to Appear on CSPAN’s Newsmakers
    Jan 23, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will appear on CSPAN’s Newsmakers this Sunday, January 25th at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET. The Chairman will offer his thoughts on the President’s State of the Union speech, fundamental tax reform, the economy, and the need for Congr... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Committee’s Oversight Plan
    Jan 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s full committee markup to adopt the committee’s oversight plan for the 114th Congress. The committee voted unanimously to approve the oversight plan: The rules of the House require each standing c... More
  • Hensarling: Republicans Know You Have To Grow the Economy from Main Street Up, Not Washington Down
    Jan 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) appeared on Fox Business Network’s “Varney and Company” today to discuss last night’s State of the Union Address. Some excerpts: CLICK HERE TO WATCH Chairman Hensarling on President Obama’s proposed taxes: “The president claims he doesn’t b... More
  • ICYMI: The Federal Housing Administration’s risky move to lower premiums
    Jan 20, 2015 - January 20, 2015 The Federal Housing Administration’s risky move to lower premiums By The Washington Post Editorial Board January 16 Contrary to many confident predictions by its leadership, the Federal Housing Administration needed a $1.7 billion federal bailout in September 2013, the first time in... More
  • Hensarling: Obama’s ‘Trickle Down’ Taxes Will Hurt Consumers
    Jan 20, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s plan for higher taxes, including a new tax on lending: “Hardworking taxpayers deserve a path forward to financial independence, one that gives them more control over their fina... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jan 16, 2015 - Bipartisan Majority Passes Regulatory Relief Bill to Help Create Jobs On Wednesday the House passed H.R. 37, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, with a bipartisan vote of 271-154. The bill is a package of 11 targeted measures overwhelmingly supported by Republicans an... More
  • Financial Services Holds Organizational Meeting, Announces Republican Subcommittee Assignments
    Jan 14, 2015 - Today, the House Financial Services Committee held its organizational meeting for the 114th Congress to adopt its rules package. Chairman Hensarling announced subcommittee assignments for the committee’s Republican members and his full leadership team for the 114th Congress. “I look forward to worki... More
  • Bipartisan House Majority Again Approves Regulatory Relief for Main Street
    Jan 14, 2015 - In a strong bipartisan vote, the House on Wednesday approved legislation to ease some of the growing regulatory burden on Main Street businesses by a vote of 271-154. The legislation – the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act - is substantially identical to a bill that pass... More
  • Reuters: U.S. Lawmaker Directs Consumer Bureau to Ditch Office Upgrade
    Jan 13, 2015 - LINK TO THE STORY A top Republican lawmaker on Monday urged the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to abandon the renovation of its Washington building and find cheaper office space, a sign critics intend to keep up scrutiny of the agency this year. House Financial Services Committee Chairman... More