News List

  • The JOBS Act at 4
    Apr 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing today examining the impact of the bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act in the four years since it became law. “It’s not very often that Congress can look back at a major piece of leg... More
  • Hensarling Supports Regulatory Relief for Main Street
    Apr 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3791, legislation to help small community banks raise capital and serve their customers: Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 3791, whic... More
  • Hensarling: Bureaucrats’ Spending Should Be on Budget
    Apr 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 3340, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act: Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 3340, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act. I’... More
  • Committee Votes to End Dodd-Frank Bailout Fund, Place CFPB Spending on Budget
    Apr 13, 2016 - The House Financial Services Committee approved bills today that repeal the Dodd-Frank Act’s bailout fund for large, complex financial institutions and make the CFPB more accountable to taxpayers by putting its spending on budget. “When it comes to the resolution of these large, complex financial in... More
  • Hensarling Statement on Ending Dodd-Frank Bailout Fund, Putting CFPB Spending on Budget
    Apr 13, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee markup of bills that repeal the Dodd-Frank Act’s bailout fund and make the CFPB more accountable to taxpayers by putting its spending on budget: We have two bi... More
  • GAO Finds Regulator Secrecy on ‘Living Wills’ Could Undermine Confidence
    Apr 12, 2016 - Secrecy surrounding how Washington regulators determine whether the “living wills” submitted by banks are credible “could undermine public and market confidence,” according to a new report released today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). “Without greater transparency, the lack of clear... More
  • Bankruptcy, Not Bailouts
    Apr 12, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2947, a bill to create a new bankruptcy chapter for failing banks: Instead of ending “too big to fail” and taxpayer-funded Wall Street bailouts, the Dod... More
  • Media Advisory: House to Consider Common Sense Bills Next Week
    Apr 9, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Next week the House of Representatives will consider two Financial Services Committee bills to bring needed accountability to Washington bureaucracies and to help small banks serve their customers and communities. H.R. 3340, Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act Sponsor: Rep. ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of April 11th
    Apr 8, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of April 11: Wednesday, April 13 at 10:00 A.M. – A full committee markup to consider cost-saving measures as part of the House Republican FY 2017 budget. Thursday, April 14 a... More
  • 9 Seinfeld GIFs Help Explain the "Fiduciary" Rule
    Apr 7, 2016 - 1. The Administration just published a rule to “protect consumers” which sounds great at first… 2. But then we realized that it’s 1,000 pages long. 1-0-0-0 pages… 3. And it doesn’t actually protect consumers at all. 4. The truth is this rule limits consumers’ choices and will make financial advice ... More