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Hensarling on President Trump’s Call to Study SEC Reporting Requirements

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s call for the SEC to study the impact of reporting requirements on American companies. “I applaud the President’s continued efforts to evaluate the impact and cost of federal regulation on American businesses and entrepreneurs. In order to sustain 3% economic growth and ensure we are able to compete with China, we must modernize our capital markets regulations in a way...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Announces September FHFA Oversight Hearing

WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ann Wagner (R-MO) announced today that the Committee plans to hold a hearing no later than Thursday, September 27, 2018 as a part of its ongoing investigations into various allegations of waste, fraud and abuse at the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) and the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Fannie Mae Chief Executive...

Hensarling Applauds Passage of NDAA with Critical Foreign Investment Reforms

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement upon passage of the conference report to the “John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 5515).” Hensarling was a House conferee with jurisdiction over the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), which reforms the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). “By focusing on businesses that own, operate, or provide critical infrastructure, targeting spe...

Hensarling: Short-Term Reauthorization of NFIP is Déjà vu All Over Again

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following speech on the House floor today during debate on a bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) without any reforms to the program: Mr. Speaker, I come to the floor today to do something I do not often do, and that is I have asked my leadership to put a bill on the floor that I do not support. I'm talking about the bill that would provide for a non-reform re-authorization of the National Flood Insur...