Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • 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
  • Hensarling: For some members of the Democrat Party, apparently Dodd-Frank has been elevated beyond ideology to religion
    Jan 13, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement this evening on the House floor in support of H.R. 37, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act. Mr. Speaker: For the sake of the American people, for th... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jan 9, 2015 - House's TRIA Reauthorization and Dodd-Frank Clarification Bill Headed to President's Desk The House once again overwhelmingly passed a long-term reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) with taxpayer protection reforms this week. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX),... More
  • Hensarling Comments on TRIA Passage and Warren Amendment’s Failure
    Jan 8, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today made the following comments about the Senate’s passage of House legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act with reforms and the failure of an amendment offered by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to remove an imp... More
  • House Approves Terror Insurance Reauthorization
    Jan 7, 2015 - The House on Wednesday approved, by a vote of 416-5, a bipartisan, six-year reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) with taxpayer protection reforms and a clarification of a provision of the Dodd-Frank Act that is currently threatening jobs at Main Street businesses even though th... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Statement on Bipartisan H.R. 37
    Jan 7, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement about the House’s vote on H.R. 37, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act: “As today’s vote demonstrates, there is strong bipartisan support for this pro-jobs, regulatory relief bil... More
  • Chairman Hensarling on Administration Lowering FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums
    Jan 7, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding reports that President Obama on Thursday will announce executive action to lower Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance premiums: “Such an action by the President would be a gr... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Statement on TRIA Legislation
    Jan 5, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following statement about the House’s plan to vote this week on legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA): “Just last month, Democrats joined Republicans in the House to overwhelmingly pass bipartisan legis... More