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Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at Hearing on Economy, Anniversary of Tax Reform

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine how tax reform and regulatory relief are empowering the economy: Tomorrow marks the six month anniversary of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, and throughout the economy we have seen incredible good news that has made a great difference in the lives of our constituents. Not only do we have tax relief, but we have a new regulatory agenda under this Administrati...

Hensarling Applauds Kraninger Nomination

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement supporting the nomination of Kathy Kraninger to head the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau). “The Bureau has an important mission to enforce consumer protection laws, and properly designed and led, it is capable of great good. We have seen some of that good under the leadership of Acting Director Mulvaney, and I have no doubt that will continue under the leadership of Kathy Kraninger. I...

Hensarling on Nomination of Dino Falaschetti to Serve as Director of OFR

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following announcement today congratulating long-time aide and Chief Economist for the Committee, Dr. Dino Falaschetti, on his nomination to serve as Director of the Office of Financial Research (OFR). “As is the case with most post-crisis creations of President Obama and Washington Democrats, the Office of Financial Research has failed to live up to its purported mission. Plagued by reports of inefficiency, poor morale...

House Passes Bill to Expand Housing Options for Individuals Recovering From Opioid Addiction

On Thursday, the House passed H.R. 5735, the Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act of 2018, or the THRIVE Act by a vote of 230-173. The opioid crisis strikes the hearts of communities around the nation. By using federal resources more efficiently and effectively, including housing programs, Congress can better address the needs of individuals recovering from opioid addiction. The THRIVE Act, sponsored by Representative Andy Barr (R-KY), is designed to...