News List

  • Hensarling: Democrats Played Right Into Wall Street’s Hands When They Passed Dodd-Frank
    Feb 6, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) made the following comments about a press conference held this morning by some Democrats to discuss the Dodd-Frank Act: For members who spend a good deal of time decrying “alternative facts,” the Democrats at today’s press conference sure enga... More
  • Statement from Hensarling and Wagner on President Trump’s Action to Delay Harmful Fiduciary Rule
    Feb 3, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO), who were with President Trump today at the White House, made the following comments regarding the President’s executive action on the Obama Administration’s harmful ... More
  • President’s Executive Action Mirrors Financial CHOICE Act
    Feb 3, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO) made the following comments about President Trump’s core principles for regulating the financial system, which were detailed today in an Executive Order: Chairma... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Feb 3, 2017 - House Stops Rule that Disadvantaged American Companies Legislation to repeal a controversial Dodd-Frank Act regulation that puts American public companies at a disadvantage against many foreign competitors is headed to President Trump’s desk after its passage this week by the House and Senate. The H... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at Committee Organizational Meeting
    Feb 2, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following statement at today’s meeting to approve the Committee’s rules for the 115th Congress: I wish to welcome all Members – new Members and returning Members – to the Financial Services Committee for the 115th Congre... More
  • House Rejects Dodd-Frank Regulation That Puts American Energy Companies at a Disadvantage with Foreign Competitors
    Feb 1, 2017 - The House of Representatives today voted 235-187 to repeal a controversial Dodd-Frank Act regulation that puts American public companies at a disadvantage against many foreign competitors like state-owned companies in China and Russia. It will cost American public companies nearly $600 million each ... More
  • Hensarling Announces New Staff Director
    Jan 31, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today that Kirsten Mork has been promoted to the position of Staff Director of the House Financial Services Committee. “Since I became Chairman in 2013, Kirsten has done a superb job as the committee’s Deputy Staff Director ... More
  • Financial Services Committee Activity for the Week of January 30
    Jan 30, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of January 30. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives is scheduled to consider a joint resolution of disapproval of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) resource extraction... More
  • Hensarling Comments on Appointment of Mark McWatters as NCUA Acting Chairman
    Jan 26, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Mark McWatters as Acting Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration: “I commend President Trump for appointing Mark McWatters to this key position. Mark is highly c... More
  • Chairman Hensarling Announces Republican Subcommittee Assignments
    Jan 26, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced subcommittee assignments for Republican members on Thursday. New committee members and the committee’s leadership team were previously announced. “As we begin a new and exciting era for our nation under a unified Republican ... More