News List

  • Spike in FHA Delinquencies Shows President Trump Right to Suspend Last-Minute Obama Move
    Feb 15, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) said today’s announcement that Federal Housing Administration mortgage delinquencies jumped at the end of 2016 shows President Trump made the right decision to suspend and review the outgoing Obama Administration’s lowering of FHA mo... More
  • Hensarling: We Need a Consumer Protection Agency That is Constitutional and Accountable
    Feb 14, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) addressed the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) during an interview with Bloomberg TV on Tuesday.Below are excerpts from the interview: “I want to protect consumers from the Orwellian-named Consumer Financial P... More
  • Committee Members Visit White House for Signing of Legislation to Repeal Harmful Dodd-Frank Regulation
    Feb 14, 2017 - Several members of the House Financial Services Committee attended the signing ceremony at the White House today for legislation (House Joint Resolution 41) repealing a controversial Dodd-Frank Act regulation that puts American public companies at a disadvantage against many foreign competitors. The... More
  • Hensarling Statement on the Confirmation of Steven Mnuchin
    Feb 13, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on Monday: “I congratulate Steven Mnuchin on his confirmation to serve as Treasury Secretary, and I look forward to working with him in my capacity as Chairman of the Financial Services Committee to adva... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Feb 10, 2017 - Committee Approves Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress The Financial Services Committee met on Tuesday to approve the committee’s oversight plan for the 115th Congress. Chairman Hensarling reminded all members of the committee’s obligation to America’s hardworking taxpayers. “We need to always rem... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of February 13
    Feb 10, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of February 13. Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m. – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. D... More
  • ICYMI: How We’ll Stop a Rogue Federal Agency
    Feb 9, 2017 - By: Jeb Hensarling Wall Street Journal February 9, 2017 The Obama presidency placed no greater burden on America’s growth potential than the avalanche of regulations that smother the U.S. economic system. The most destructive and dangerous of the new regulatory bureaucracies created by the Democrat-... More
  • Media Advisory: Fed Chair Yellen Testifies Before Committee Next Week
    Feb 8, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will appear before the committee on Wednesday, February 15th at 10 a.m. for the Fed’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. The hearing will take place in Room 2128 of the Ra... More
  • ICYMI: Community Banks Hopeful as Lawmakers Target Financial Rules
    Feb 8, 2017 - ‘Overregulation has caused costs to go through the roof, many banks have been shut down and that has hit small businesses’ ‘We can’t afford to keep going the way we’re going’ By Joyce M. Rosenberg Associated Press Feb. 8, 2017 Small community banks say Dodd-Frank regulations too much of a burden. NE... More
  • Hensarling: Committee Will Hold Agencies Accountable on Spending
    Feb 7, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to approve the committee’s Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress: The Rules of the House require each standing committee to adopt an oversight plan and submit it to the Committee on... More