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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...

Committee Advances Seven Bills

Today, the Financial Services Committee approved seven important pieces of legislation to safeguard our financial system and improve access for all Americans to financial services and products. “Today, we meet to consider seven important bills… to help the lives of every day Americans and help protect our financial system,” said Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) in his opening statement. “Indeed we are one of the hardest working committees on this Hill, and this could not be done without ...