News List

  • ICYMI: Jeb Hensarling: How we can hold Wall Street accountable
    Jun 17, 2016 - By: Jeb Hensarling Nearly seven years after the Great Recession ended, the economy still isn’t working for millions of working Americans. Their paychecks remain stagnant; their savings have declined. They cannot get ahead and fear for the future of their families. One of the principle reasons for t... More
  • Committee Approves Economic Growth Bills
    Jun 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Financial Services Committee today approved a series of bills that are designed to help boost economic growth as well as fight terror activity funded by Iran. “Incomes are falling. Wage growth is stagnating. The number of Americans living in poverty has increased by nearly 7 million... More
  • Media Advisory: Fed Chair Yellen Testifies Before Committee Next Week
    Jun 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee on Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m. for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. The hearing will take place in Room 2128 of ... More
  • What They're Saying About the Financial CHOICE Act
    Jun 15, 2016 - Morning Consult: Hensarling’s Dodd-Frank Replacement Includes Tougher Fines for Wall Street “House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said his forthcoming proposal to replace the 2010 Dodd-Frank law would double or triple certain fines for financial misconduct.” Bloomberg: Hensarl... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Economic Growth Markup
    Jun 15, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee markup of a series of bills that are designed to help boost economic growth as well as fight terror activity funded by Iran: Just days ago the nation received t... More
  • A Better Way to Grow Our Economy
    Jun 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON—Today, House Republicans unveiled a plan to grow our economy by tackling excessive regulations and promoting financial independence for people who work hard and do the right thing. It is our vision for a Confident America that is the best place in the world to live, work, build things, st... More
  • Support Builds for the Financial CHOICE Act
    Jun 13, 2016 - WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Financial Services Committee Chairman unveiled the details of the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth. Support for the plan has been as overwhelming as the job-crushing regulations the bill will repeal. Here is... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Jun 10, 2016 - Economic Growth for All, Bank Bailouts for None In a speech to the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, Chairman Jeb Hensarling unveiled the House Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act. The Wall Street Journal called it “the first detailed proposal for how a Republican-led government ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of June 13
    Jun 10, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of June 13: Wednesday, June 15 at 10:00 A.M. – A full committee markup, to consider bills which will increase access to capital and reduce regulatory burdens. The Committee’s... More
  • Task Force Investigates Illicit Financial Flows in South America
    Jun 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Today, the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing held a hearing to examine how South American criminal enterprises fund their operations, including through illicit uses of the financial system. This includes criminal enterprises designated by the State Department as Foreign Terr... More