News List

  • Hensarling: Administration Approval of Commercial Aircraft Sales to Iran Outrageous
    Sep 21, 2016 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following comments upon news that the U.S. Treasury Department approved licenses that allow companies to sell commercial aircraft to Iran Air – the state owned national carrier of Iran. “It baffles me how this administration ... More
  • House Passes Bipartisan Bill Bringing Financial Transparency to Iranian Regime
    Sep 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – In a vote of 282-143 on Wednesday, the House passed a bipartisan bill approved by the Financial Services Committee that will bring transparency to the financial assets held by Iran’s top political and military leaders and how these assets contribute to Iran’s funding of terrorism. House... More
  • Subcommittee Examines How Vouchers Open Up New Housing, Job and Educational Opportunities
    Sep 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Enhancing the portability of housing assistance vouchers will help recipients achieve economic self-sufficiency by opening up new and better job, education and housing opportunities, witnesses told the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance today. The hearing was the ninth held by the Su... More
  • ICYMI: Hensarling Discusses Wells-Fargo
    Sep 20, 2016 - “We are going to get to the bottom of this, because potentially millions of customers have been ripped off by Wells-Fargo and they’ve also, in many respects, been ripped off by their government… How does this go on so long? Why does it take the L.A. Times to break this story, when we’re paying fede... More
  • House Votes This Week on Bipartisan Bill Bringing Financial Transparency to Iranian Regime
    Sep 20, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- The House this week is scheduled to debate a bipartisan bill approved by the Financial Services Committee that will bring transparency to the financial assets held by Iran’s top political and military leaders and how these assets contribute to Iran’s funding of terrorism. “The Islamic ... More
  • Committee Opens Investigation of Wells Fargo
    Sep 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) said today the committee has launched an investigation into alleged fraud that led to the opening of unauthorized customer accounts at Wells Fargo and the role of Washington regulators in monitoring and investigating this acti... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Sep 16, 2016 - Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act “The Financial CHOICE Act will help grow the economy for all Americans, not just those at the top. It promotes strong and transparent markets to revitalize job creation in our poorest communities and ensures every American has the opportunity to achieve financ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 19
    Sep 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of Sept. 19: Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10:00 a.m. – The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance will hold a hearing entitled “The Future of Housing In America: A Better Way to In... More
  • Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 13, 2016 - Legislation to end bailouts for big banks, toughen penalties for wrongdoing on Wall Street, promote economic growth, and provide desperately needed regulatory relief for small community banks and credit unions passed the House Financial Services Committee 30-26 today. The legislation – the Financial... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Financial CHOICE Act Markup
    Sep 13, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today's markup of H.R. 5983, the Financial CHOICE Act: It has been six years since the passage of Dodd-Frank. We were told it would lift our economy, but instead we are stuck in the slowest, weak... More