Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling: “Hardworking Americans deserve better than Dodd-Frank”
    Jul 28, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine America’s economic prosperity in the five years since the Dodd-Frank Act became law. This hearing is the latest in a ser... More
  • Dodd-Frank Contributes to Weakest Recovery of Modern Era
    Jul 28, 2015 - WASHINGTON- The Financial Services Committee held a full committee hearing today to examine America’s economic prosperity in the five years since the Dodd-Frank Act became law. This hearing was the latest in a series focused on the impact Dodd-Frank has had on prosperity, freedom and financial stab... More
  • Dodd-Frank Fifth Anniversary Round-Up
    Jul 27, 2015 - Dodd-Frank turns 5: What mess …what Dodd-Frank actually did was to deliver yet another massive government intervention to cover up the lies of past government interventions that directly led to last decade's economic meltdown. …What an absolute mess. And it's exactly what you get when, instead of p... More
  • ICYMI: “Raising Ex-Im From the Dead”
    Jul 24, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL EDITORIAL Perhaps you haven’t heard that the charter for the Export-Import Bank ended on June 30. That’s right, a New Deal-era program has expired, and almost no one noticed. Pity, then, that some Republicans are working to resurrect this unnecessary subsidy for business... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Jul 24, 2015 - Committee Explores Appropriate Level of Capital and Liquidity The full committee held a hearing to delve in to the issue of "too big to fail" and to hear from experts on the appropriate levels of capital and liquidity for U.S. banks to function properly and help foster economic growth. "Since the cr... More
  • Committee Schedule for the Week of July 27
    Jul 24, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of July 27. Tuesday, July 28 at 10:00 A.M. - This month marks the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act being signed into law, and the committee continues its examination of th... More
  • Task Force Examines Implications of Iran Nuclear Deal
    Jul 23, 2015 - The Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing held a hearing yesterday to examine the recent nuclear agreement negotiated by the Obama Administration and the P5+1 nations with Iran and its impact on terrorism financing through and by Iran. Iran is identified by the U... More
  • Hensarling on Capital Standards: Is There A Better Way?
    Jul 23, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine capital standards. This hearing is the latest in a series focused on the impact the Dodd-Frank Act has had in the five y... More
  • Media Buzz: Committee Members Evaluate Dodd-Frank's Impact On Its Fifth Anniversary
    Jul 23, 2015 - This month marks the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act. This law was hastily enacted as a reaction to the financial crisis and is filled with unintended consequences and misguided policies. While Dodd-Frank supposedly targeted Wall Street, it is Main Street that has felt the bru... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the National Credit Union Administration's Operations and Budget
    Jul 23, 2015 - The Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee held a hearing today to conduct much-needed oversight of the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) operations and budget. Unlike many other federal agencies, NCUA operates independent of the congressional appropri... More