Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • Subcommittee to Examine Allegations of Wrongdoing at HUD
    Feb 3, 2015 - Allegations that senior HUD officials violated federal law and obstructed investigators’ efforts to uncover potential wrongdoing will be discussed at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. hearing of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Both HUD’s inspector general and the Government Acc... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jan 30, 2015 - Washington ‘Rolling the Dice’ Again on Risky Housing Schemes At a hearing on Tuesday, members of the committee voiced their strong concerns to the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency regarding recent FHFA actions that could repeat the same mistakes that led to the financial crisis. "Contr... More
  • Hensarling: Washington is Repeating Same Mistakes That Caused Financial Crisis
    Jan 27, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt: As Yogi Berra once famously said, “It's déjà vu all over again.” Memories are clearly sh... More
  • ICYMI: Watch Chairman Hensarling’s Interview on C-SPAN
    Jan 26, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) appeared on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers this past Sunday to discuss his thoughts on the President’s State of the Union speech, fundamental tax reform, the economy, and the need for Congress to pass sustainable housing finance reform. You can ... More
  • FSC Majority | Weekly Video Message: Members Discuss SOTU
    Jan 26, 2015 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH In this week's FSC Video Message, members give their thoughts on the president’s State of the Union speech. More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jan 23, 2015 - Committee Adopts Oversight Plan On Wednesday the Committee voted unanimously to adopt the Committee's oversight plan for the 114th Congress. "No one in Washington – Republican or Democrat – should ever be allowed to carelessly spend the hard-eared taxpayers’ money. And that is why this committee wil... More
  • Hensarling to Appear on CSPAN’s Newsmakers
    Jan 23, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will appear on CSPAN’s Newsmakers this Sunday, January 25th at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET. The Chairman will offer his thoughts on the President’s State of the Union speech, fundamental tax reform, the economy, and the need for Congr... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Committee’s Oversight Plan
    Jan 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s full committee markup to adopt the committee’s oversight plan for the 114th Congress. The committee voted unanimously to approve the oversight plan: The rules of the House require each standing c... More
  • Hensarling: Republicans Know You Have To Grow the Economy from Main Street Up, Not Washington Down
    Jan 21, 2015 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) appeared on Fox Business Network’s “Varney and Company” today to discuss last night’s State of the Union Address. Some excerpts: CLICK HERE TO WATCH Chairman Hensarling on President Obama’s proposed taxes: “The president claims he doesn’t b... More
  • ICYMI: The Federal Housing Administration’s risky move to lower premiums
    Jan 20, 2015 - January 20, 2015 The Federal Housing Administration’s risky move to lower premiums By The Washington Post Editorial Board January 16 Contrary to many confident predictions by its leadership, the Federal Housing Administration needed a $1.7 billion federal bailout in September 2013, the first time in... More