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  • Hensarling Files Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today formally introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican alternative to the failed Dodd-Frank Act which has contributed to the weakest and slowest economic recovery since at least World War II. The Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 5983,... More
  • What They're Saying About the Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 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
  • Support Builds for the Financial CHOICE Act
    Sep 9, 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
  • House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Small Business Access to Capital
    Sep 9, 2016 - The House of Representatives today passed the Investment Advisers Modernization Act by a vote of 261-145. The bipartisan bill updates portions of a 76-year-old law by updating regulations that impose an unnecessary burden on smaller companies’ access to capital. “We know small businesses across the ... More
  • Media Advisory: Financial CHOICE Act Action Scheduled
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that the Committee will begin meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13 to debate the Financial CHOICE Act, consider possible amendments and vote on the legislation. The Financial CHOICE Act -- the Republican alternative to ... More
  • Hensarling Grills Obama Administration Officials on Iran Cash Payment
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling raised serious questions Thursday about the Obama Administration’s $1.7 billion in cash payments to Iran during a hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. Addressing a panel of witnesses from the Obama State, Treasur... More
  • Subcommittee Investigates Dangers of Ransom Payments to Iran
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- The Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing Thursday on the Obama Administration’s decision to pay $1.7 billion to Iran in cash, even as senior Justice Department officials warned that Iran would see the payment as ransom for four Americans being ... More
  • House Approves Bill to Help Small Businesses Grow Economy
    Sep 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- The House on Thursday passed the Accelerating Access to Capital Act, a package of three bills that will help small businesses access the capital they need to grow the economy and create jobs. The U.S. economy grew an average of 3.7 percent during other recoveries since 1960, but growth... More
  • Fed Officials Warn Against Changes to Politicize Monetary Policy
    Sep 7, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Witnesses appearing before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade at a hearing on Wednesday warned that reforms to the Federal Reserve System sought by liberals would politicize monetary policy deliberations and threaten the Fed’s independence in the conduct of monetary policy. “... More
  • Hensarling Urges Congress to Stop Obama Administration Slush Funds
    Sep 7, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement on the House floor today in support of H.R. 5063, the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act: Mr. Chairman, our Constitution is under assault, so I rise today in support of H.R. 5063, the Stop Settleme... More