News List

  • Hensarling Remarks at American Bankers Association Summit
    Mar 15, 2016 - EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY WASHINGTON - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will deliver the following remarks at the American Bankers Association Summit this morning. The remarks are embargoed until delivery, approximately 10:25 A.M.: I appreciate that welcome. I really do. D... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Speaks on Pro-Growth, Pro-Consumer Alternative to Dodd-Frank Regulatory Burden
    Mar 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will deliver remarks at the American Bankers Association’s Government Relations Summit on Tuesday, March 15 at approximately 10:25 a.m. The Chairman will discuss the committee’s plan to offer a pro-growth, pro-consumer alterna... More
  • Hensarling on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's $180 Million Transfer to the Housing Trust Fund
    Mar 14, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following statement regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s recent transfer of over $180 million to the Housing Trust Fund. "In taking this action, Director Watt has made a grave mistake that harms hardworking taxpayers ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 14
    Mar 11, 2016 - WASHINGTON - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of March 14: Wednesday, March 16 at 10:00 A.M. – The Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing to examine the organization, management and actions of the Bure... More
  • Cordray to Appear at Financial Services Committee Hearing Next Week
    Mar 9, 2016 - WASHINGTON - CFPB Director Richard Cordray will appear before the House Financial Services Committee next week to report on the Bureau’s activities and face questions from lawmakers about the harm those activities cause consumers. “The CFPB undoubtedly remains the single most powerful and least acc... More
  • Hensarling: ‘Hyper-Regulated’ Obama Economy Hurting Consumers
    Mar 7, 2016 - WASHINGTON -- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today issued the following statement about President Obama’s meeting with financial regulators to discuss implementation of more Washington regulations: "Instead of huddling at the White House, Washington regulators should be... More
  • Week in Review
    Mar 4, 2016 - Committee Passes Bills Supporting Main Street Growth and Economic Freedom The Financial Services Committee approved 10 bills on Wednesday that are “designed to help grow our economy and provide hardworking Americans with greater economic freedom,” said Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) in his opening s... More
  • Committee Passes Bills Supporting Main Street Growth and Economic Freedom
    Mar 2, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Financial Services Committee today approved 10 bills designed to promote access to capital and help reduce regulatory burdens on Main Street small businesses. The committee also approved bipartisan legislation to expand flood insurance options for homeowners. “The members of this co... More
  • Chairman Hensarling: Bills on Today’s Agenda “Help Grow Our Economy and Provide Hardworking Americans With Greater Economic Freedom”
    Mar 2, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s committee markup of 10 bills to help grow the economy through regulatory relief and capital formation for our nation’s Main Street businesses: Last year was an active and a p... More
  • Task Force on Reducing Regulatory Burdens Releases Mission Statement
    Mar 1, 2016 - WASHINGTON– In advance of their first idea forum today, the chairs of the Task Force on Reducing Regulatory Burdens released their mission statement. This mission statement, laying out the goals of the task force, marks the next step in the development of a bold, pro-growth agenda that Republicans ... More