Chairman Jeb Hensarling

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  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jul 11, 2014 - Committee Seeks Accountability and Transparency at the Federal Reserve On Thursday, the Financial Services Committee held a hearing to examine H.R. 5018, the Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act. The proposal is the first piece of legislation to arise from the Committee’s Federal Rese... More
  • Subcommittees to Review Justice Department’s ‘Operation Choke Point’, Bills on Excessive Regulation and Terrorist Assets
    Jul 11, 2014 - Two House Financial Services subcommittees will hold hearings on Tuesday to examine the Department of Justice’s “Operation Choke Point” and to discuss proposals that reduce the excessive federal regulatory burden. On Thursday, a third subcommittee will hold a hearing on matters related to court judg... More
  • Financial Services Committee Continues Its Federal Reserve Centennial Oversight Project
    Jul 10, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO WATCH House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine H.R. 5018, the Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act: When this Committee first embarked on the Federal Reserve ... More
  • 7/7/2014 Weekly Rundown
    Jul 7, 2014 - The House is in session Tuesday through Friday this week. On Thursday at 10:00 a.m. the full committee will hold a hearing on legislation to reform the Federal Reserve on its 100-year anniversary. Be sure to check back here on the Bottom Line Blog -- and sign up for our email updates -- for addition... More
  • Inspector General Reports CFPB Renovation Costs Now Exceed $215 Million - $120 Million More Than Previous Estimate
    Jul 2, 2014 - CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REPORT The cost of renovating the CFPB’s rented headquarters has spiraled to more than $215 million – $65 million more than the agency’s estimate just six months ago and $120 million more than last year’s estimate, according to the Federal Reserve’s Inspector General. It also... More
  • 5 Things to Know About the Export-Import Bank
    Jul 1, 2014 - 1. The Ex-Im Bank doesn’t create jobs. Government export finance assistance programs like Ex-Im “largely shift production among sectors within the economy rather than raise the overall level of employment in the economy.” - Government Accountability Office, “Export-Import Bank: Key Factors in Consid... More
  • Media Buzz: Committee Examines Export-Import Bank at Critical Hearing
    Jun 27, 2014 - WASHINGTON -- The House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday held an in-depth, day-long hearing focused on the Export-Import Bank. The Washington Post - Fred Hochberg, chairman of the “embattled” Export-Import Bank, “refused to answer repeated questions” about whether he was aware of a criminal... More
  • FSC Majority | Week in Review
    Jun 27, 2014 - In the News | The Committee on Financial Services Committee Seeks Openness and Transparency at FSOC On Tuesday, the full committee held an oversight hearing with Treasury Secretary Lew on the activities of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Under questioning from Chairman Jeb Hensarl... More
  • ICYMI: Grounding the ‘Bank of Boeing’
    Jun 26, 2014 - June 26, 2014 By Charles Lane Of all the purposes for which you might put U.S. taxpayer dollars at risk, helping wealthy petro-states borrow millions to buy Boeing jets would not rank among the most urgent. Yet that is what the Export-Import Bank does: In fiscal 2013, Ex-Im backed$8.3 billion in ai... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision
    Jun 26, 2014 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today after the United States Supreme Court – in a 9-0 vote – ruled that President Obama exceeded his Constitutional authority when he filled vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012. “Pre... More