Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Hensarling and Duffy Comment on Investigation into Fed Leak
    May 5, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Sean Duffy (R-WI) released the following statement on Tuesday regarding the committee’s investigation into a leak of market-sensitive information from the Federal Open Market Committee:... More
  • Obama Threatens to Veto Bill Giving Small Business Greater Voice in CFPB Rulemaking
    May 4, 2015 - As America celebrates Small Business Week, here’s an important editorial on President Obama’s threat to veto H.R. 1195, a bipartisan bill designed to give small businesses the opportunity to have their voices heard at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The bill passed the Financial Ser... More
  • ICYMI: The Bank to Nowhere
    May 1, 2015 - By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL May 1, 2015 LINK TO STORY In October 2005, earmarks were a Washington fact of life. Then former Oklahoma Sen.Tom Coburn took to the floor to decry pork spending for Alaska’s “Bridge to Nowhere.” The phrase became a national rallying cry against government waste. It required... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    May 1, 2015 - Subcommittee Examines Impact of International Standards on U.S. Insurance Competitiveness The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to review the impact that international regulatory standards could have on the competitiveness of insurers in America. Subcommittee Chairman Bl... More
  • Subcommittees Examine the Export-Import Bank’s Mandates
    Apr 30, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade and the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules held the second in a series of hearings on Thursday on the Export-Import Bank. At Thursday’s hearing, the subcommittees examined the... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Impact International Regulatory Standards Could Have on U.S.Insurance Competitiveness
    Apr 29, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, chaired by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the impact international regulatory standards could have on the competitiveness of U.S. insurers. “Our nation enjoys the most robust, policyholder-centric ... More
  • Subcommittee Focuses on Solutions to Help Small Businesses Grow
    Apr 29, 2015 - The Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, chaired by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday to review proposals designed to reduce regulatory burdens so small companies can gain access to job-creating capital. “Since 2011, this Subc... More
  • Committee Schedule for the Week of April 27
    Apr 27, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced the following hearing schedule for the week of April 27: Wednesday, April 29th at 10:00 A.M.- The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the impact of international regulatory standards on the competitiv... More
  • WSJ: The Peculiar Uses of a Taxpayer Bank
    Apr 27, 2015 - The Peculiar Uses of a Taxpayer Bank A look at the Export-Import Bank’s beneficiaries suggests that sometimes it works against U.S. interests abroad. By Mark Pfeifle Only in Washington can a prominent example of corporate welfare be described as a “critical element” of America’s national security. ... More
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEES TO EXAMINE THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK’S MANDATES
    Apr 27, 2015 - House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, and Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, will conduct its second joint hearing looking into the future viability of Export–Import Bank, which is up for reauthorization in J... More