Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • House Republicans attempt to renew focus on debt
    Mar 27, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling is trying to draw attention back to the nation’s mounting debt ahead of midterm elections that are more likely to revolve around Obamacare. The Texas Republican scheduled a series of hearings on the debt, he says, after reading a newspaper ... More
  • House Republican Conference Features Chairman Hensarling
    Mar 27, 2014 - From House Republican Conference: On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee convened a hearing examining our nation's debt and why it matters. Witnesses included David M. Cote, Chairman and CEO of Honeywell; Alice Rivlin, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office; and Douglas Holtz... More
  • Allegations of Discrimination and Retaliation Against CFPB Employees to Be Focus of Hearing Next Week
    Mar 26, 2014 - Allegations that the CFPB has engaged in discrimination and retaliation against its employees will be the subject of a Financial Services Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing next week. The subcommittee hearing comes amid reports, first published in the American Banker, that C... More
  • Media Buzz: Committee Holds First in a Series of Hearings on the Impact of the National Debt
    Mar 26, 2014 - On Tuesday, the Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the threat posed by America’s rising national debt. Tuesday’s hearing was the first in a series of hearings the committee has planned to focus attention on the harmful impact the debt has on economic growth, jobs, national security, and ... More
  • Chairman Hensarling: ‘Unsustainable Levels of Debt Are Harming Our Country Today’
    Mar 25, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today delivered the following opening statement at the committee’s hearing on the threat posed by America’s rising national debt. Today’s hearing is the first in a series of hearings the committee has planned to focus attention on the impac... More
  • National Debt Matters in a Big Way
    Mar 25, 2014 - By: Rep. Jeb Hensarling A recent newspaper headline caught my attention: “Debts, Deficits — Once a Focus [in Washington] — Fade From Agenda.” My immediate reaction was “not if I can help it.” So today, the House Financial Services Committee, which I chair, begins a series of hearings focused on why ... More
  • Witnesses: Debt Harms Economy and Makes U.S. Vulnerable to “Whims of Foreign Governments”
    Mar 24, 2014 - America’s rising national debt harms our economy, will lead to higher borrowing costs for families, and makes the U.S. vulnerable to “the whims of foreign governments,” expert witnesses are prepared to tell the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing scheduled for Tuesday. “For those who thi... More
  • Committee Hearing Schedule Announced
    Mar 21, 2014 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for next week. Tuesday, March 25 at 10 a.m. – The Financial Services Committee will hold the first of several planned hearings focused on the threat posed by America’s rising national debt. T... More
  • Financial Services Committee to Begin Hearing Series on the National Debt
    Mar 21, 2014 - Amid signs that the issue of deficits and debt have fallen off Washington's radar, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced his committee is undertaking a series of in-depth hearings focused on the threat posed by America's rising national debt. “After having... More
  • CFPB Should Let the Sunshine In to their Closed-Door Meetings
    Mar 17, 2014 - To mark “Sunshine Week,” a national initiative launched by the media to promote open government, Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) is calling on CFPB Director Richard Cordray to end the bureau’s closed-door meeting policy for its four advisory councils. “Instead of operatin... More