News List

  • Financial CHOICE Act Released for Public Review, Nobel Prize Winning Economists and Former Treasury Secretaries Announce Support for Reforms
    Jun 23, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today publicly released a discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act, the Republican plan to replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth. CHOICE stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, ... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Monetary Policy Hearing
    Jun 22, 2016 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to receive the Monetary Policy and State of the Economy report from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen: I have been struck by some of the headlines I’ve reviewed as... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Continued Discrimination Problems at the CFPB
    Jun 21, 2016 - One-quarter of black, Asian and female employees responding to a government watchdog’s confidential survey of employees said they have been the victims of discrimination at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The Government Accountability Office (GAO), which did the survey at the reque... More
  • Media Advisory: Hensarling to Make Case for Financial CHOICE Act at Heritage Foundation
    Jun 21, 2016 - WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will discuss the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth – at the Heritage Foundation on Thursday, June 23. The event – entitled “The Case Against Dodd-Frank: H... More
  • ICYMI: Fixing What's Wrong With Dodd-Frank — And That's A Lot
    Jun 20, 2016 - Investor's Business Daily The Republicans will soon put forth a plan to do away with the worst parts of the economy-smothering Dodd-Frank reforms. It's a welcome step toward restoring sanity to our financial markets. The Dodd-Frank Act was floated to the public on a raft of promises. It would end t... More
  • Letter to Boeing: American Companies Should Not Be Complicit In Weaponizing the Iranian Regime
    Jun 17, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) are asking Boeing questions about its negotiations to sell aircraft to Iran. “American companies should not be complicit in weaponizing the Iranian Regime,” the members of Congress said in a letter sent on Thursday to... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Jun 17, 2016 - Economic Growth for All, Bailouts for None Looking for information on the Financial CHOICE Act? Visit http://financialservices.house.gov/choice/ to learn more about the plan, described as “the broadest, most ambitious effort yet by the GOP to change how Wall Street and Washington interact” and “a co... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of June 20
    Jun 17, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of June 20. Wednesday, June 22 at 10:00 A.M. – A full committee hearing to receive the Federal Reserve’s Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. Media outlets interes... More
  • ICYMI: Jeb Hensarling: How we can hold Wall Street accountable
    Jun 17, 2016 - By: Jeb Hensarling Nearly seven years after the Great Recession ended, the economy still isn’t working for millions of working Americans. Their paychecks remain stagnant; their savings have declined. They cannot get ahead and fear for the future of their families. One of the principle reasons for t... More
  • Committee Approves Economic Growth Bills
    Jun 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Financial Services Committee today approved a series of bills that are designed to help boost economic growth as well as fight terror activity funded by Iran. “Incomes are falling. Wage growth is stagnating. The number of Americans living in poverty has increased by nearly 7 million... More