Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling Calls for More Transparent and Accountable Federal Reserve
    Jul 15, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling delivered the following opening statement at today’s Full Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen: Last week this committee began a series of hearings examining the Dodd-Frank Act on its fifth ann... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Lack of Transparency and Accountability at the Federal Reserve
    Jul 14, 2015 - WASHINGTON - The Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing today to examine the lack of transparency and accountability at the Federal Reserve. The powers of the Federal Reserve significantly expanded under the Dodd-Frank Act signed into law five years ago this mont... More
  • ADVISORY: Hensarling to Deliver Speech on Dodd-Frank’s Anniversary
    Jul 13, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will deliver a speech, “Dodd-Frank Five Years Later: An America Less Free, Less Prosperous and Less Stable” on Tuesday, July 21 at 2:30 p.m. EDT at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) to mark the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Fran... More
  • Subcommittee Examines HUD’s Public and Indian Housing Programs
    Jul 10, 2015 - WASHINGTON —The Financial Services Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing today to conduct oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Public and Indian Housing programs. Despite 50 years of experience and over $1.6 trillion in annual appropriations, HUD remains o... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jul 10, 2015 - Committee Explores Dodd-Frank's Impact on Financial Stability On Thursday, the Financial Services Committee held the first of a series of planned hearings on the impacts the Dodd-Frank Act has had in the five years since it was signed into law. Thursday’s hearing focused on whether Dodd-Frank has ma... More
  • Hearing Schedule for the Week of July 13
    Jul 10, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of July 13th. Tuesday, July 14th at 10:00 A.M. – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Federal Reserve’s lack of transparency and accountabilit... More
  • Hensarling: Five Years After Dodd-Frank Became Law, ‘More Banking Assets Are Now Concentrated in the So-Called Too Big to Fail Firms. Pray Tell, How Does This Improve Financial Stability?’
    Jul 9, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing to examine whether the Dodd-Frank Act has made the U.S. financial system more stable. Today’s hearing is the first of three the committee will be holding to e... More
  • Committee Kicks Off Series of Hearings Marking Dodd-Frank Anniversary
    Jul 9, 2015 - The House Financial Services Committee on Thursday began its series of hearings on the impact the Dodd-Frank Act has had on consumers, financial markets and the U.S. economy over the five years since President Obama signed it into law. Thursday’s hearing focused on how the massive 2,300-page law an... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Dodd-Frank Process for Declaring Banks “Too Big to Fail”
    Jul 8, 2015 - The House Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee held a hearing Wednesday to examine how and why bank holding companies are designated as “systemically important financial institutions” (SIFIs) under the Dodd-Frank Act. A bank holding company is a company that ow... More
  • Hearing Schedule for the Week of July 6
    Jul 7, 2015 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of July 6th. Wednesday, July 8 at 1:00 P.M.- A Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee hearing to examine the designation and regulation of Bank Holdi... More