News List

  • Hensarling Statement on Boeing Announcement of New Sales to Iran
    Apr 4, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to news that Boeing has agreed to sell 60 of its jets to an Iranian airline for $6 billion. “Boeing’s deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran, whose airlifts to the Assad regime have be... More
  • House Approves the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act
    Apr 4, 2017 - The House passed bipartisan legislation on Tuesday that would make it easier for businesses to offer employees an ownership stake in the companies where they work. The bill, the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017, drew strong support from Republicans and Democrats and was approved by a vote ... More
  • Joint Subcommittee Hearing Examines Iran Sanctions
    Apr 4, 2017 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee and the Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee held a joint hearing Tuesday to examine the effectiveness of non-nuclear U.S. sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran. The subcommittees heard from several witnesses about whether new designations or sanc... More
  • Washington's Worst Government Agency: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Apr 3, 2017 - Independent Journal Review By: Richard Berman Washington, D.C. is known for many things: Majestic monuments, smoky steakhouses, and wasteful bureaucracy at its worst. From the Environmental Protection Agency's crippling regulations to the Pentagon's $125 billion boondoggle, the swamp is full of crit... More
  • Time to Hold the CFPB Accountable
    Apr 3, 2017 - Since I was first elected to Congress, I have fought to hold government agencies and Washington bureaucrats more accountable to Floridians and all Americans. Unfortunately, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) continues to operate in a manner unaccountable to Congress, the president and ... More
  • “Business as Usual at the CFPB Is Not Good for Consumers”
    Mar 31, 2017 - As the following article from Real Clear Markets points out, the unaccountable and unconstitutional CFPB shows utter contempt for constitutional due process rights and tramples on the rule of law. This abuse may grab headlines, but it does not achieve justice and ultimately harms the very consumers... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Joins HUD Secretary Carson at Jubilee Park & Community Center
    Mar 31, 2017 - DALLAS, Texas— Today, Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, joined Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson at Jubilee Park and Community Center during the Secretary’s multi-city listening tour of communities and HUD offices. Today’s to... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Schedule for the Week of April 3
    Mar 31, 2017 - The Financial Services Committee will have four hearings and two bills up for debate on the House floor next week. Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of April 3: Tuesday, April 4 at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a ... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Mar 31, 2017 - Regulatory Overkill Cutting Off Access to Credit The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday to examine the state of bank lending in America. Subcommittee members heard testimony from witnesses that Washington’s regulatory burden is restricting small busines... More
  • Witnesses Make Case for Repealing Volcker Rule
    Mar 29, 2017 - A Dodd-Frank Act regulation known as the Volcker Rule is harming the ability of American businesses to obtain affordable financing for long-term growth, witnesses told the Capital Markets, Securities and Investment Subcommittee on Wednesday. Staff at the Federal Reserve also concluded that the Volck... More